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  1. Cheetah expert on Johnson's chances (zero)

    Paul Kuharsky

    Chris Johnson loves to race. The Tennessee Titans running back has long talked about his desire to run a 40-yard dash against Usain Bolt. Instead of the Olympic gold medalist, he and Devin Hester landed slots racing against a cheetah for a tele...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. Chris Johnson of Tennessee Titans, Devin Hester of Chicago Bears ...

    Chris Johnson has the fastest 40-yard dash time in NFL combine history. But does his speed measure up to the world's fastest animal on land? A television special set to air in November will provide the answer.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2013
  3. NFL draft 2013 -- Eddie Lacy of Alabama Crimson Tide runs anticip...

    Alex Scarborough

    After putting off the NFL combine and allowing time for his injured hamstring to heal, Eddie Lacy ran his much-anticipated 40-yard dashes Thursday on the University of Alabama campus.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  4. 2013 NFL draft combine -- Marquise Goodwin runs 40-yard dash in 4...

    Texas wide receiver Marquise Goodwin ran the 40-yard dash in just 4.27 seconds Sunday at the NFL scouting combine, easily the fastest time of the day and just shy of Chris Johnson's all-time dash record.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 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. Quarterback Wonderlic scores are out

    Tim Graham

    The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins are inspecting quarterbacks. They're looking at game tape, attending pro days, hosting the top prospects for private workouts. They'll study arm strength, command of the huddle and 40-yard dash times. Wha...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  7. 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
  8. Johnson claims Ginn too afraid to race

    Tim Graham

    Johnson GinnIn a move reminiscent of AFC South raconteur Paul Kuharsky foolishly challenging me to a 40-yard dash at the ESPN blog summit last spring, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson threw down the offer to Miami Dolphins receiver Te...

    Blog | December 16, 2009
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Scout: Young runs 40-yard dash in 4.58

    Quarterback Vince Young was timed in 4.58 seconds in the 40-yard dash Wednesday on what is considered a fast track at the University of Texas in Austin, one NFL scout told ESPN's Chris Mortensen. The scout said Young's time was slower than anticipated.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2006
  13. Morning Ram-blings: Built for speed?

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Measuring a team's overall speed is a task that's nearly impossible since playing speed and timed speed are two very different things. Still, 40-yard dashes can serve as a sort of baseline for a team's speed, especially when it com...

    Blog | August 19, 2014