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  1. Going, going, gone: West picks by 40 times

    Mike Sando

    Twenty-three of the 38 players NFC West teams drafted in 2013 ran the 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine in February. The chart shows the times they recorded, providing a feel for the track speed teams from this division added through the dr...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. Why Terrell Owens missed cut

    Mike Sando

    News that Terrell Owens had run a 40-yard dash in less than 4.5 seconds lent credence to the idea that he could help the Seattle Seahawks at age 38. The workout results left Seattle feeling compelled to give Owens a shot. But the immediate impact ...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  3. Shhhh, don't tell anyone about sleeper WR

    Mike Sando

    Bill Williamson's note about small-school receiver Derek Carrier visiting Seattle and Oakland is worth a look heading into the NFL draft. Carrier, 6-foot-3 and 240 pounds, was clocked at 4.49 seconds in the 40-yard dash. He has a 40-inch vertical ...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  4. Why 49ers could pass on first-round WR

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Wide receivers stood out Sunday with blazing 40-yard dash times at the NFL scouting combine. Todd McShay of Scouts Inc. summed up the implications from his perspective . The receiver group carries special interest in the NFC Wes...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  5. RG3 becomes RG 4.38 as combine rolls on

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Watching Robert Griffin III back up a 4.41-second time with a 4.38 in the 40-yard dash left no doubt about the Baylor quarterbacks athletic credentials. And while it's an overstatement to say the St. Louis Rams are cheering the res...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  6. Around the NFC West: Avery runs a 4.34

    Mike Sando

    Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Rams receiver Donnie Avery recently clocked 4.34 seconds in the 40-yard dash, an indication he's nearly recovered from serious knee surgery. Thomas: "That's nearly one-tenth of a second off Avery's perso...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  7. Around the NFC West: Mallett a bad fit?

    Mike Sando

    Brock Huard of 710ESPN Seattle explains why he thinks Ryan Mallett would be a poor fit for the Seahawks. Huard: "You don't have to be a sprinter, you don't have to be Michael Vick, but 5.47 [seconds in the 40-yard dash] is a sitting duck target. With...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  8. Niners draft the anti-Vernon Davis

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando The 49ers added a sure-handed tight end with less speed in the 40-yard dash than even some of the offensive linemen available in the draft. Bear Pascoe, an experienced rodeo roper from Fresno State, should otherwis...

    Blog | April 26, 2009
  9. Around the NFC West: Kennison still speedy

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says 35-year-old Eddie Kennison can still run a 40-yard dash in the 4.4-second range. Kennison, re-signed by the Rams, could play for them against the Giants in Week 2. The Ram...

    Blog | September 10, 2008
  10. Crabtree follows predictable course

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Michael Crabtree's decision to undergo foot surgery after previously vowing to run 40-yard dashes for NFL scouts makes sense from a strategic standpoint. The Texas Tech receiver looks like a gamer for vowing to...

    Blog | March 01, 2009