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2014 NFL Combine Day 7: Defensive backs work out (Open Thread)

Today is the final day of the 2014 NFL Combine, and the defensive backs are on the field working out.

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Most Chicago Bears fans can assume that the last couple of days have been of most note for the scouting and coaching staff, with the defensive line working out yesterday and the defensive backs today.

General manager Phil Emery has stated that he wants to get younger on the defensive side of the ball this season, and has indicated this will be a defense-heavy draft for him.

If you want to watch the Combine drills online, click HERE for the stream provided by


40-yard dash

1. Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) - 4.53
2. Larry Webster (Bloomsburg) - 4.58
3. Howard Jones (Shepherd) - 4.60
4. Jackson Jeffcoat (Texas) - 4.63
t-5. Aaron Donald (Pittsburgh) - 4.68
t-5. Marcus Smith (Louisville) - 4.68

Bench press

1. Kaleb Ramsey (Boston College) - 36
2. Aaron Donald (Pittsburgh) - 35
t-3. Ryan Carrethers (Arkansas State) - 32
t-3. Ra'Shede Hageman (Minnesota) - 32
t-3. Robert Thomas (Arkansas) - 32

Vertical jump

1. Howard Jones (Shepherd) - 40.5
2. Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) - 37.5
t-3. James Gayle (Virginia Tech) - 37.0
t-3. Chris Smith (Arkansas) - 37.0
5. Larry Webster (Bloomsburg) - 36.5

Broad jump

1. Kareem Martin (North Carolina) - 129.0
t-2. Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) - 124.0
t-2. Howard Jones (Shepherd) - 124.0
t-4. Jackson Jeffcoat (Texas) - 123.0
t-4. Zach Moore (Concordia MN) - 123.0
t-4. Larry Webster (Bloomsburg) - 123.0

3-cone drill

1. Kony Ealy (Missouri) - 6.83
2. Jackson Jeffcoat (Texas) - 6.97
3. Cassius Marsh (UCLA) - 7.08
4. Aaron Donald (Pittsburgh) - 7.11
5. Howard Jones (Shepherd) - 7.16


The Bears will also be keeping their eyes on the defensive backs today, with the questions surrounding Charles Tillman potentially departing during free agency, as well as the opportunity for improvement at both safety positions.


DB Mo Alexander, Utah State
DB Ricardo Allen, Purdue
DB Dion Bailey, USC
DB Deion Belue, Alabama
DB Bene' Benwikere, San Jose State
DB Nat Berhe, San Diego State
DB Tre Boston, North Carolina
DB Bashaud Breeland, Clemson
DB Terrence Brooks, Florida State
DB Deone Bucannon, Washington State
DB T.J. Carrie, Ohio
DB Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama
DB Ross Cockrell, Duke
DB Aaron Colvin, Oklahoma
DB Chris Davis, Auburn
DB Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
DB Pierre Desir, Lindenwood
DB A.D. Dixon, Baylor
DB Brandon Dixon, Northwest Missouri State
DB Jonathan Dowling, Western Kentucky
DB Antone Exum, Virginia Tech
DB Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech
DB E.J. Gaines, Missouri
DB Phillip Gaines, Rice
DB Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State
DB Demetri Goodson, Baylor
DB Dre Hal, Vanderbilt
DB Victor Hampton, South Carolina
DB Marqueston Huff, Wyoming
DB Bennett Jackson ,Notre Dame
DB Kendall James, Maine
DB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Nebraska
DB Dontae Johnson, North Carolina State
DB Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
DB Kenny Ladler, Vanderbilt
DB Nevo Lawson, Utah State
DB Isaiah Lewis, Michigan State
DB Craig Loston, LSU
DB Dex McDougle, Maryland
DB Keith McGill, Utah
DB Terrence Mitchell, Oregon
DB Jabari Price, North Carolina
DB Calvin Pryor, Louisville
DB Loucheiz Purifoy, Florida
DB Keith Reaser, Florida Atlantic
DB Ed Reynolds, Stanford
DB Rashaad Reynolds, Oregon State
DB Marcus Roberson, Florida
DB Bradley Roby, Ohio State
DB Daniel Sorensen, BYU
DB Dez Southward, Wisconsin
DB Vinnie Sunseri, Alabama
DB Jemea Thomas, Georgia Tech
DB Brock Vereen, Minnesota
DB Jason Verrett, TCU
DB Jimmie Ward, Northern Illinois
DB Todd Washington, Southeastern Louisiana
DB Jaylen Watkins, Florida


This is your NFL Combine Day 7 Open Thread... Have fun!