We understand why NFL Combine results are noteworthy for many, despite field exercises being among the less important aspects of the annual scouting event in Indianapolis. After all, the annual fixation in NFL Draft the prospect of running in pantyhose is why the league moved the 2020 NFL Combine to prime time. Players treat these exercises as a competition, and such an athletics competition sells.
The new 2020 NFL Combine Calendarhowever, it can make it difficult to consume results for those whose prime time viewing commitments are set at the end of February. (This Friday night episode of Hawaii Five-0 is no match.) This is where we come in with a tracker of updates and live highlights, a collection of what you need to know about training at Combine.
Field training at the NFL Combine began on Thursday with defenders, wide receivers and tight endings. They continue on Friday with defenders, forwards and special teams, then on Saturday with attackers and forwards before ending Sunday with defenders.
A handful of notable names like Joe Burrow, Your Tagovailoa and Chase Young do not participate in exercises at Combine NFL 2020, but players like Henry Ruggs III will have a chance to steal this year's show.
With player measurements, medical assessments and other aspects of the NFL Combine (mainly) in the books, below is a live tracker of the remarkable results of the exercises in the field, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
NFL Combine result tracker: live updates, highlights
Friday, February 28: Runners, attackers and offensive specialists
10 pm – The second day of the NFL Combine ended. The defensive line and defenders will show their skills on Saturday from 4pm. ET.
9:10 pm – Official numbers are available for running backs.
Best performances on the 40-yard dashboard between #NFLCombine RBs:Advertisement
1) Jonathan Taylor, @BadgerFootball, 4.39 seconds
2) Darrynton Evans, @AppState_FB, 4.41
3) Raymond Calais, @RaginCajunsFB, 4.42
4) Anthony McFarland, @TerpsFootball, 4.44
5) Cam Akers, @FSUFootball, 4.47Advertisement
– NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) February 29, 2020
8:30 pm. – Georgia has produced some great NFL backs in recent history. D & # 39; Andre Swift may be next.
20:10 – Notable 40 times for the best racing backs:
Clyde Edwards-Helaire (LSU) – 4.61
D & # 39; Andre Swift (Georgia) – 4.49
Jonathan Taylor (Wisconsin) – 4.41
A.J.Dillon (Boston College) – 4.53
8:05 pm – Jonathon Taylor with the fastest hour of the day! The badger hits 4.41u in his first run.
19:50 – A.J.Dillon 247 pounds, 41 inches vertical, 4.53 40 yard dash.
– Chase Goodbread (@ChaseGoodbread) February 29, 2020
19:48 – So far, the best season belongs to Raymond Calais of Louisiana Lafayette: 4.42u.
19:43 – The first group of running backs is in progress.
7:20 pm – The defenders of the line reached the bench press.
18:33 – If you just mastered the combine and earned a ton of money by shooting at the clipboards.
18:33 – Wirfs officially reaches 4.85, the best time by far for potential beginners.
18:20 – Notable 40 unofficial times for possible choices in the first round:
Jedrick Wills Jr. (Bama) – 5.09
Mekhi Becton (Louisville) – 5.10
Tristan Wirfs (Iowa) – 4.86
Andrew Thomas (Georgia) – 5.22
Josh Jones (Houston) – 5:28
Austin Jackson (USC) – 5.07
Ceaser Ruiz (Michigan) – 5.08
17:57 – Tristan Wirfs continues to drop his chin. 4.86u in its first 40.
Wirfs would be like TE3 in this class if he wanted to
– Connor Rogers (@ConnorJRogers) February 28, 2020
5:50 pm – These men in the defensive line were pumping a lot of iron.
17:30. – Tristan Wirfs has just set a Combine record for offensive attackers. The Iowa product's 36.5-inch vertical heel is the best of all time, and its 10-foot, 1-inch wide heel ties the 2018 Kolton Miller & # 39; s Combine record.
5:10 pm – Mekhi Becton has shot the clipboards in recent months. Some project experts believe it could reach number 4 overall. Becton measured 6 feet-7, 364 pounds and only ran the 40 in 5.10 seconds. Tadd Haslaip has more about the physical aberration of nature.
4:45 pm – The best 40-yard run of the day came from Steven Wirtel, a long Iowa state snapper, who reached 4.72.
Thursday, February 27: quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends
23:00. – The first night of the NFL Combine is finished. We have the Winners and losers of quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends. The running backs, the offensive line and the special teams will enter the field tomorrow, starting at 19h. ET.
10:45 pm – Jordan Love had an incredible season in 2018, with 3,567 yards, 32 touchdowns and six interceptions. 2019 was a different story. He had 3,402 yards, but added only 20 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. The teams hope to get the 2018 version of Love and Daniel Jeremiah is confident they will.
10:15 pm – Henry Ruggs III impressed, but falls with an injury, Writes Bill Bender.
10 pm – Me: Analytically, the goal line is the worst pass play in football. The expected point value of -0.26 per move makes the option less successful on the goal line. It would be smart to move away from now on.
9:40 – Henry Ruggs III entered the NFL matching huge expectations. He did not disappoint.
9:08 – As it's six hundredths of a second.
9:08 – Henry Ruggs III from Alabama runs a 4.28! The fastest of the day in a tenth of a second.
9:00 pm – New unofficial time faster! Darnell Mooney de Tulane with a 4.38.
8:55 – Jerry Jeudy 4.46 in his first run. CeeDee Lamb 4.51. The two main receivers on most cards.
20:50 – Second group of QB's:
Jordan Love: 4.65u
Steven Montez: 4.58u
James Morgan: 4.89u
Shea Patterson: 4.67u
Nate Stanley: 4.65u
20:40 – The next group of athletes is running 40 now. QB is the first.
8:20 pm – Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network thinks a lot about Jalen Hurts.
8:05 pm – It's not bad company.
19:02 – The best performances of TE in the vertical jump:
The best performances in the vertical jump between #NFLCombine tight ends:
– NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) February 27, 2020
18:50 – Donavon Peoples-Jones stood up. The Michigan receiver can jump.
18:35 – The fastest new 40: Devin Duvernay from Texas and Antonio Gibson leaving Memphis at every clock at 4.40pm.
18:25 – Chase Claypool left Notre Dame, which the teams asked to work as a tight end, only executed 4.45 unofficials. It is listed at 6 feet-4, 238 pounds.
18:20 – Brandon Aiyuk added to his 40-inch vertical with an unofficial 4.50.
6:15 pm – Notable QBs (unofficially) in their second run:
6:05 pm – The quarterbacks are going. Jalen Hurts has the best unofficial time so far at 4.64. Justin Herbert goes 4.71. Jacob Eason, from Washington, passes 4.90 and Jake Fromm, from Georgia, enters 5.01.
5:50 pm – Arizona state receiver Brandon Aiyuk is making a strong case for being a first round pick. He was overshadowed last season by N & # 39; Keal Harry, first round of 2019, but exploded on the scene in 2020.
17:45 – You can be sore just by seeing this.
17:30. – It is not a prospectus, but it is a real thing, said Jerry Jones.
Jerry Jones on the possible signature of former Cowboys WR Dez Bryant: "I thought about it a lot in the shower". Do not discard it immediately. Taking that into account.
– Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) February 27, 2020
4:20 – Albert Okwuegbunam, from Missouri, is making a name for himself.
Among players with at least 6 & # 39; 5 "and 250 pounds, TE Albert Okwuegbunam's 4.49-yard shot is the 2nd fastest time in the league since 2003, behind only 2019's Pick Montez Sweat on 1st Rd 2019 (4.41).
Okwuegbunam is the fastest TE in the world since Evan Engram (4.42) in 2017.@MizzouFootball
– NFL Research (@NFLResearch) February 27, 2020
NFL Combine Schedule
The biggest change in the NFL Combine calendar for 2020 occurs in the start times of field training, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Now, the action extends into prime time.
The NFL Network, the exclusive TV channel for all field training at Combine, features seven straight hours of training coverage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, the network will show all five hours of the exercises of the last group (DB). Presenter Rich Eisen and analyst / project expert Daniel Jeremiah anchor the NFL Network's Combine coverage with additional comments from Charles Davis and others.
Below is the complete TV schedule for drills and drills in the field at the 2020 NFL Combine.
|4:11 pm ET||TE, QB, WR||NFL Network|
|4:11 pm ET||PK, ST, OL, RB||NFL Network|
|4:11 pm ET||DL, LB||NFL Network|
|2-7 pm ET||DB||NFL Network|
The field exercises shown on TV, of course, are just the tip of the iceberg that is the Combine experience of an NFL candidate. For many players, exercises are the least relevant part of the week.
The training of a particular candidate in Combine occurs after he has undergone guidance, interviews, measurements, a medical exam, more interviews, obligations to the media, more medical examinations, a position coach interview, psychological tests, an NFLPA meeting , more interviews, the press bank and more psychological tests. After all, it is technically a job interview.
Below is the complete schedule of players for all four groups in the 2020 NFL Combine, courtesy of NFLCombine.net.
Contribution: Austin Anderson, Tom Gatto
- Thursday, February 27: quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends (All times east)
- Friday, February 28: Defenders, offensive players and special teams
- Saturday, February 29: defensive line players and defenders
- Sunday, March 1: Defensive defenses