The NFL Scouting Combine has become an event in of itself, and people will talk themselves in circles before, during and after this upcoming weekend.
But the reality is that even though it's entertaining, gets a lot of media coverage and helps quantify players' skills, it's just one very small tool in evaluating prospects.
Instead of thinking of prospects as just blank slates heading into this weekend, try to focus on certain prospects who may have something specific that needs addressing.
Each of these prospects is talented and could be a high pick, but they also all have some significant questions surrounding their games. The combine could go a long way for these players.
Here are five players whose stock hinges on the combine this weekend.