The scouting feature in this year's Madden 12 isn't much help, but we're going to do what we can to shed some light on the process.

Madden NFL 12 has a new scouting system during the regular and post-season, and while it's more involved and tries to mimic the kinds of choices teams' scouting departments have to make, it falls short of being a useful addition to the game.

Check out the video below where I go through the whole process highlighting its pluses and minuses. For more on my thoughts on the game, check out the review.