Twelve of 16 pass on 40-yard dash

February 23, 2003
INDIANAPOLIS -- Miami Dolphins general manager Rick Spielman watched in dismay Saturday as 16 running backs lined up at the NFL's annual scouting combine, and only four ran the 40-yard dash.

"I think that's a total embarrassment for the players and their agents,'' Spielman said. "That is one of the most embarrassing things to see.''

It's common for players to show up for the combine and go through the medical checks. Some lift weights or throw, but few of the highly regarded ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations