Star players skipping bowl games to prepare for the NFL draft has become an annual topic of conversation. The movement was inspired, in part, by Smith and Butt, high-profile stars who tumbled in the draft after devastating bowl-game injuries. We asked them about the trend and whether—if they could do it all over again—they’d take the field for a non-playoff bowl game.
Source: Sports Illustrated – NFL
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