Forget all the offseason drama, Adam Schein says -- June headlines aside, San Francisco and Seattle will rule in 2014. READ
As it turns out, that might be exactly the case.
The SPARQ score is calculated via five components: player's weight, 40-yard dash time, 20-yard shuttle, vertical jump and kneeling powerball toss.
Per Field Gulls, Seattle's 2013 draft class boasted the NFL's highest collective SPARQ score. The early indications from 2014 calculations suggest a repeat for this year's class.
Within a week's span this offseason, Carroll anointed Toomer "the hottest guy in camp" and "the brightest guy in the whole camp."
In a $10 billion industry, these measures are just the tip of the iceberg. The evolution of the NFL will feature more testing devoted to the physical and mental well-being of America's most gifted athletes.