The NFL Scouting Combine is often cast aside as nothing more than a shorts and t-shirt contest, but the combine serves as an important cog in the scouting process.
The most important aspect has and will always be the medical evaluations of every player. After all, the combine was originally constructed as a one-stop shop for NFL teams to get medical records of the top draftable players.
The combine also serves as a way to separate the elite athletes from the average ones, in addition to giving each team a chance to meet with prospects on a one-on-one basis.
Here is a list of some key items the New York Jets will be paying close attention to at this year's combine.