The NFL's top draft-eligible prospects will be timed and tested throughout the next several days at the Combine in Indianapolis. So we took a glimpse back at the last 10-plus-years to see how notable current and former Bears fared in those tests.
The fastest 40-yard dash clocked by a current Bears player at the NFL Combine was receiver Kevin White's 4.35 in 2015. Cornerback Tracy Porter is second (4.37 in 2008), followed by receiver Eddie Royal (4.39 in 2008) and running back Jeremy Langford (4.42 in 2015).
ChicagoBears.com looks at the ten fastest 40-yard dash times recorded by current Bears players at the time of their NFL Combine.
The fastest 40 at the Combine over the last 10 years or so by a former Bears player was cornerback Tim Jennings' 4.32 in 2006. Receiver Johnny Knox is second (4.34 in 2009), followed by receiver Devin Aromashodu (4.35 in 2006). Return specialist Devin Hester ran a 4.41 40 at the Combine in 2006, which was not among the fastest 15 players that year. But he followed with a blazing 4.27 at his Pro Day.
Former Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea set the Combine bench-press record that still stands with 49 reps of 225 pounds in 2011. Among current Bears, defensive end Cornelius Washington had the most with 36 in 2013, followed by defensive lineman C.J. Wilson (32 in 2010), outside linebacker Lamarr Houston (30 in 2010), guard Ted Larsen (26 in 2010), defensive end Akiem Hicks (26 in 2012) and outside linebacker Willie Young (25 in 2010).
Punter Pat O'Donnell's 23 reps in 2014 were more than many offensive and defensive linemen and linebackers.
Here are how some notable former Bears fared in the bench press at the Combine: Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher (27 reps in 2000), safety Mike Brown (14 in 2000), running back Anthony Thomas (20 in 2001), linebacker Lance Briggs (25 in 2003), Hester (16 in 2006) and running back Matt Forte (23 in 2008).
Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd's 39.5-inch vertical jump last year is the best by a current Bears player at the Combine, followed by Washington (39 in 2013), cornerback Kyle Fuller (38.5 in 2014), Young (38 in 2010) and tight end MyCole Pruitt (38 in 3015).
Cornerback Charles Tillman is tops among former Bears with a 40-inch vertical jump in 2003. Other notable alumni include Hester (38 in 2006), Brown (36 in 2000), Knox (35 in 3009), Urlacher (34 in 2000), Briggs (33 in 2003) and Forte (33 in 2008),