The NFL Combine: Pro football’s intrusive, and mandatory, job interview image

Washington Post, February 26, 2017
Rick Maese, quoting Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)


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While there could be a gray area between tests that measure performance and those that examine health, Glenn Cohen, a Harvard law professor who co-authored the study, says the list of questionable exams the NFL requires of draft prospects is long: heart tests, blood tests, X-rays and MRI exams, psychological tests, even exams measuring eyesight or range of motion. (The NBA and NHL similarly conduct annual pre-draft combines in which prospects also undergo various medical exams and athletic tests.)


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