The NFL Draft starts this week and the players who will be selected have been poked, prodded, measured and analyzed.
They have run 40-yard dashes, lifted weights and shown off specific skill sets for their potential employers. They have taken the Wonderlic — a timed logic and reasoning test that is used to gauge calm and critical thinking in a high-pressure environment.
But in recent weeks I have talked to several top level NFL executives who have shared a new “measurable” that has risen to prominence in their breakdown of players: they are taking note of a player’s PACE …Performance After a Critical Error. They are looking to see what players do immediately after making a mistake!