NFL Draft Prospects' Wonderlic Scores Leaked; No One Gives A Shit

Just yesterday, we realized that the NFL Draft is almost upon us, and not a single Wonderlic score had leaked out. We emailed league PR guy Brian McCarthy to ask if there had been any special emphasis on confidentiality this year. "No," he wrote back, "we didn’t do anything differently." Today, three Wonderlic scores… » 4/18/13 2:50pm 4/18/13 2:50pm

Morris Claiborne Is The Smartest Rookie In The NFL

When word leaked that LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne scored a four on his Wonderlic, our measured reaction was "who gives a shit?" It's a test of certain cognitive abilities, and gives a result that offers no prediction of future performance. Claiborne has a distinction that's a hell of a lot more important than a… » 4/27/12 10:00am 4/27/12 10:00am

The Wonderlic Test Proves The NFL Is Stupid

Here is an indisputable fact, one of the very few that exist surrounding the mysterious and dreaded Wonderlic Test: the Wonderlic is not meant for football. Over 75 years, only a few thousand of the more than a hundred million test takers have been NFL hopefuls. It is a test of problem solving and cognitive abilities,… » 4/06/12 11:40am 4/06/12 11:40am

Wonderlic Season Is Here Again

Whether it's the joke fodder, or just our own primal fears of filling in standardized test bubbles, we're always oddly anticipating the release of selected players' Wonderlic scores. Yes, those scores are supposed to be confidential, but the leaking of scores has been tradition for a few years now. » 3/17/11 3:40pm 3/17/11 3:40pm