NFL Combine: Takeaways from Day 1 of On-Field Workouts

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Who would you like to see the Minnesota Vikings select with the #30 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft? As mentioned earlier, performances that get highlighted are very good ones and very bad ones, and today we saw both sides of the spectrum. That he did all of that at 233 pounds makes it even more impressive. Out of all the offensive linemen at the bench press, Brown managed the fewest reps. While running the 40-yard dash, Jones appeared to come up lame - later having a confirmed hamstring injury.

Brown in the bench press posted a stunningly low 14 reps, per

As expected, Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was a star. In the meantime, other running backs get to impress and drive up their stock.

Things only got worse Friday for the son of former Browns and Ravens right tackle Orlando Brown. We are talking about a player that weighs 345 pounds and whose job it will be to protect the blind-side of a team's franchise quarterback.

The poor performances did not stop there, he ran a ploddingly slow 5.86 secs in the 40-yard dash, per

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He lumbered through the 40-yard dash in 5.85 seconds.

Before the prospects take the field, they undergo physical and mental tests.

While there's plenty left to digest, let's take a look at five of the biggest winners from the combine so far.

Pro Football Reference offered even more historical perspective: the website has combine data going back to 2000, and only one player can match or better Barkley's output in the bench, vertical and 40 - tight end Vernon Davis, in 2006.