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  1. Browns' rookies played big vs. Falcons

    Jeremy Fowler

    ATLANTA -- The Cleveland Browns drafted Joel Bitonio as a nasty finisher on blocks, but his 4.97 speed in the 40-yard dash might have saved the Browns' playoff hopes. Bitonio was one of several Browns rookies to make huge contributions in the 26-2...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. Watkins has interviewed with Browns

    Pat McManamon

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Sammy Watkins is not short of confidence. The Clemson wide receiver, who said he hopes to break the Combine record in the 40-yard dash, said the Cleveland Browns drafting him with the fourth overall pick would be a "great dec...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  3. Source: Missouri's Gooden to visit Bears

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Former University of Missouri outside linebacker Zaviar Gooden is scheduled to visit the Chicago Bears on Monday, according to a league source. Gooden tested well at the NFL Combine where he ran the fastest 40-yard dash (4.47) among li...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  4. Is Jarvis Jones the next Terrell Suggs?

    Jamison Hensley

    For those who are scrutinizing Jarvis Jones' disappointing pro day results, just think back to Terrell Suggs. A decade ago, Suggs ran slower than expected in the 40-yard dash, which caused him to fall from a top-five prospect to No. 10 to the Rave...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  5. 2013 NFL draft - Five-year NFL combine averages

    A look at the average NFL combine results by position over the last five years (2008-12).

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  6. NFL scouting combine Robert Griffin III proud he proved he is 'as...

    Robert Griffin was able to impress teams and scouts without throwing a pass at the NFL combine.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  7. Putting RG3's speed in perspective

    Jamison Hensley

    Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III wowed scouts this morning at the NFL combine where he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds. If his official time comes in under 4.4, he'll be the only quarterback other than Michael Vick to run that fast at th...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  8. NFL Draft: Explaining why the 40-yard dash is the most important ...

    Eddie Matz

    As Eddie Matz explores in ESPN The Magazine, the 40-yard dash is football's signature sprint -- and is as important a distance ever runs. Too bad no one quite knows why.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  9. NFL draft 2010 -- Aaron Schatz: Dez Briscoe, Brandon Lang, Zac Ro...

    Aaron Schatz

    Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders explores 10 potential sleepers for the 2010 NFL draft (defined as third-round projection or lower), including Dez Briscoe, Eric Olsen and Roger-Goodell-at-the-podium-friendly name Seyi Ajirotutu.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  10. Why we look the other way

    Chuck Klosterman

    With every new drug revelation, our faith in the sanctity of football is shaken. And yet we still believe. Why? That's entertainment, writes Chuck Klosterman.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2007
  11. Johnson borrows shoes, impresses scouts

    Todd McShay

    Calvin Johnson made a strong statement at the combine by running a fast 40-yard dash in borrowed shoes, writes Todd McShay.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  12. Breaking down the numbers

    Todd McShay

    While the 40-yard dash has become the glamour event of the combine, its scouting value varies from one position to the next.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2007
  13. 2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done right

    John Clayton

    We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013