A lot of times, with the speed guys, you sacrifice some of that. … I am willing to bet if you went and polled the 32 defensive coordinators in the NFL, gave them the video of the top three receivers, said which of these guys do you not want in your division, I would be willing to bet a lot of money that Henry Ruggs would get the most votes. Ruggs clocked an official 4.27-second 40-yard dash, the fastest time since Ross' run in 2017, pairing that with a 42-inch vertical jump and a 131-inch broad jump. ", "Great time of year to have free time," he says on Twitter. You can use him on kickoff return.

Who tumbled better, Daniel Jones or Randy Arozarena?

The Raiders gained 2.2 more yards per pass when Ruggs is on the field than when he isn’t, according to SportsInfo Solutions. The whole Steve Little story had to come down to this. NFL Research data shows that Ruggs is only the seventh wide receiver to run a sub 4.3-second 40 since 2003. Ruggs has just six catches this season but they have gone for 177 yards; he is the only player in the league with three receptions of at least 40 yards. Two drives later, Carr did it again when Henry Ruggs III got behind the Kansas City defense and brought in another pass for a touchdown. You have permission to edit this article.

Watch: Horse named Belichick wins final leg of Canada's Triple Crown, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Already a subscriber? But when the pass is underthrown, the rookie wideout flashes both his ball By: Mark Schofield, Pop culture references in sports writing is not a new phenomenon. Seahawks take on Cardinals in prime time. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman who prosecutors said he lured to his home with the promise of a babysitting job.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor, left, celebrates with quarterback Derek Carr after catching a 59-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City.

As if Henry Ruggs’ 40 yard dash time of 4.27 wasn’t impressive enough, how about his 42 inch vertical jump which breaks a new NFL Combine record for … Follow live scores and updates from the NFL. I love watching him as a gunner on punt. It's instant death for corners. #lifeafter is off to a good start.”. NFL live: Follow the latest scores and updates today, Talks starting on return of XFL to St. Louis, St. Louis NFL television schedule set for next two weekends, Oct. 17, 1980: On the day he is cut, Big Red kicker Steve Little is paralyzed in a car crash, Media Views: Savard seems to be coping well since ouster last week at KMOV, Upcoming NFL television schedule for St. Louis, Sunday's NFL television schedule for St. Louis, MNF: Latest scores and updates from Chiefs vs. Bills and Cardinals vs. Cowboys, Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life, NFL teams going for 2 at record-setting rate, Full access to STLtoday.com and the award-winning journalism, Faster-loading pages with no more surveys. Welcome to Touchdown Wire's European Union Experience.

He also was 5th amongst wide receivers in the broad jump and T-2nd in the vertical jump which further highlights his explosive athleticism. Already a subscriber? That has helped Carr rank third in the NFL with a 115.9 rating through five weeks, with 11 TD passes and one interception. His average throw went 9.2 yards downfield last week against the Chiefs, which was nearly 2 yards more than he had in any of the first four games, according to NetGen stats. Henry Ruggs finally made his presence felt with the Raiders against the hated Kansas City Chiefs, as Ruggs made a fantastic 46-yard catch Ruggs … We wanted the big play, the quick strike.”. He and Carr were unable to connect on many more deep passes the first two weeks. Former Michigan wideout Donovan Peoples-Jones jumped a combine-best 44.5-inch vertical, but ran a 4.48-second 40. “Many times we’ve had injuries and stuff where teams will sit at 10 yards and make us try to get a running back open on stuff. This weekend get our lowest intro subscription rate ever. That's the guy you do not want to face. It was also a sign that the Raiders (3-2) might have an offense that can keep up with the more dynamic teams in the league as they head into their bye week seventh in the NFL in scoring at 30.2 points per game.

Mercifully, Adam Gase is no longer calling offensive plays for the Jets, Watch: The Dallas Cowboys stuff Washington on the goalline, Watch: Ben Roethlisberger to Diontae Johnson for Steelers TD, Report: COVID-19 issues shelve Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead for season, Report: Tennessee Titans hit with six-figure fine for COVID-19 violations. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. We can do everything that we want to do,” Carr said. Log in or Activate your account.

The other six pass catchers to accomplish the feat averaged a whopping 24.9 receiving yards per game throughout their NFL careers. He caught a 46-yard pass to set up a field goal and a 72-yarder that went for a touchdown as the Raiders showed they have the same kind of dynamic threat that Kansas City has tormented them with in recent years with Tyreek Hill. "No suit, no tie, no shave, no deadlines. Log in or Activate your account.

His average depth of throw was the lowest in the NFL from 2018-19 as the Raiders ranked near the bottom in the league in scoring thanks in part to a lack of big plays. Former NFL great Steve Smith was providing on-the-field commentary from the combine on Thursday night, and asked NFL Draft Analyst Daniel Jeremiah if Ruggs is a viable WR1 come April. Ruggs' vertical jump measured 42-inches, which was tied for the second best mark among wide receivers at the 2020 combine. Ruggs got hurt later in the first half of that game. "Great time of year to have free time," he says on Twitter. “When we came out of the huddle, we weren’t looking for first downs, we didn’t want to move the chains, we wanted touchdowns. Tackling the news and updates you need to keep up with the latest from the St. Louis Battlehawks and the NFL. For his career with the Crimson Tide Ruggs caught 98 passes for 1,716 yards and 24 touchdowns, splitting receptions with Jeudy, Devonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle, and even Calvin Ridley and Irv Smith for one season a piece. After looking like one of the top young quarterbacks in the league in 2016, Carr has been unable to find that form again. But the Raiders are making a concerted effort to go deep early to test the defense and open things for later, with Carr ranking 11th in average depth of throw in the first half.

Ruggs also posted the best vertical leap at 42 inches. “He's the closest thing to Tyreek Hill that I've seen since Tyreek Hill entered the league,” Jeremiah said.

“I just think he is a really good player honestly,” Gruden said. But his impact runs far deeper than just on the plays when he gets the ball. The spring football league, which plans a February 2022 restart under new ownership, has reached out to the Convention and Visitors Commission about a stadium lease.

I know people get frustrated with it, but we try and do our best in those moments.". You can cancel at any time. Gruden traded away Amari Cooper. In the broad jump, Ruggs was again the best, posting a … He's just by them and it's over. “I have been saying it. He's so sudden off the line of scrimmage. 1 philosophy when it came to building a team. Ruggs checked in at 5-foot-11, 188 pounds with 10 1/8-inch hands upon arrival this week in Indianapolis. According to Player Profiler, Ruggs is in the 90th percentile for overall speed scoring and 98th percentile for burst. The Raiders were one of three teams that scored fewer than 20 points per game in each of the last three seasons as Carr too often played conservatively and got little help from his receivers on a depleted roster. “I know I have a role in the offense,” Ruggs said.

“We did not bring him in here to run hitch routes,” Gruden said.
Chiefs play Bills in rare Monday afternoon contest to be shown on KTVI, NFL Network. “I came in because the organization saw something in me and they saw something that I could use my talents to help the offense and help the team out.". Putting that data together, Ruggs had the highest vertical jump of any player to run a sub 4.3-second 40 since the combine began tracking its data in 2003, according to a tweet from NFL Research. Coach Jon Gruden didn’t wait long to show off his speedy new toy when he called for a deep shot on the second play of the season. That led Carr to keep throwing short instead of taking chances. “Just looked like he's been on a different speed than everybody else. This kid's got great hands and he can fly. Former TCU standout Jalen Reagor, like Ruggs, jumped a 42-inch vertical, but ran a 4.47-second 40.

"The thing, Steve, about him — he dropped one ball this year. Antonio Brown was cut before playing a game after he spent months sabotaging the franchise.

“We were going to stretch the field vertically,” he once told NFL Films. He connected on 4 of his 6 deep throws for 219 yards and two TDs and matched a career-best with three completions that went at least 35 yards downfield. Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) looks to throw a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City. The Las Vegas Raiders selected Ruggs with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first wide receiver taken. ", More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP—NFL.

The quarterback who has been criticized for too often settling for checkdowns is finally showing the aggressiveness the Raiders hoped he would after they drafted the speedy Ruggs. While Carr has shown flashes of this during his career, he never was willing to go deep consistently — to the frustration of Raiders fans who remember the glory days when the Mad Bomber Daryle Lamonica and Ken Stabler were connecting on deep passes to speedsters Warren Wells and Cliff Branch. Henry Ruggs notably ran the fastest 40 yard dash time of any player in the 2020 combine. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Ruggs clocked an official 4.27-second 40-yard dash.

"No suit, no tie, no shave, no deadlines. “When you’re really healthy, the full offense is open.

"Oh, I think he's in the mix," Jeremiah said. “The speed demon has flashed a ton of the vertical ability that got him drafted so highly on his 68 receiving snaps. Defenses are forced to respect his speed, which opens up underneath routes for tight end Darren Waller and slot receiver Hunter Renfrow, as well as running lanes for Josh Jacobs. Former Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III didn't break John Ross' all-time NFL Combine record of a 4.22-second 40-yard dash, but the Montgomery, Ala. product's overall testing numbers from Thursday night have him among elite company when it comes to the history of the NFL Combine. Shows just how tough he is. Chiefs, Packers, Bears, Buccaneers, Eagles, Giants all to appear twice. Carr was unable to connect with Ruggs on that one in Carolina but did hit the rookie for a 45-yard pass that set up the team’s first TD of the season. “That's why I believe it's not over who will be the first receiver.”. The performance Carr delivered against the defending champion Chiefs might have even made the difficult-to-please late owner Al Davis smile if he could have seen it. Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III (11) runs from Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward (35) during a 72-yard touchdown reception in …
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A lot of times, with the speed guys, you sacrifice some of that. … I am willing to bet if you went and polled the 32 defensive coordinators in the NFL, gave them the video of the top three receivers, said which of these guys do you not want in your division, I would be willing to bet a lot of money that Henry Ruggs would get the most votes. Ruggs clocked an official 4.27-second 40-yard dash, the fastest time since Ross' run in 2017, pairing that with a 42-inch vertical jump and a 131-inch broad jump. ", "Great time of year to have free time," he says on Twitter. You can use him on kickoff return.

Who tumbled better, Daniel Jones or Randy Arozarena?

The Raiders gained 2.2 more yards per pass when Ruggs is on the field than when he isn’t, according to SportsInfo Solutions. The whole Steve Little story had to come down to this. NFL Research data shows that Ruggs is only the seventh wide receiver to run a sub 4.3-second 40 since 2003. Ruggs has just six catches this season but they have gone for 177 yards; he is the only player in the league with three receptions of at least 40 yards. Two drives later, Carr did it again when Henry Ruggs III got behind the Kansas City defense and brought in another pass for a touchdown. You have permission to edit this article.

Watch: Horse named Belichick wins final leg of Canada's Triple Crown, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Already a subscriber? But when the pass is underthrown, the rookie wideout flashes both his ball By: Mark Schofield, Pop culture references in sports writing is not a new phenomenon. Seahawks take on Cardinals in prime time. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman who prosecutors said he lured to his home with the promise of a babysitting job.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor, left, celebrates with quarterback Derek Carr after catching a 59-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City.

As if Henry Ruggs’ 40 yard dash time of 4.27 wasn’t impressive enough, how about his 42 inch vertical jump which breaks a new NFL Combine record for … Follow live scores and updates from the NFL. I love watching him as a gunner on punt. It's instant death for corners. #lifeafter is off to a good start.”. NFL live: Follow the latest scores and updates today, Talks starting on return of XFL to St. Louis, St. Louis NFL television schedule set for next two weekends, Oct. 17, 1980: On the day he is cut, Big Red kicker Steve Little is paralyzed in a car crash, Media Views: Savard seems to be coping well since ouster last week at KMOV, Upcoming NFL television schedule for St. Louis, Sunday's NFL television schedule for St. Louis, MNF: Latest scores and updates from Chiefs vs. Bills and Cardinals vs. Cowboys, Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life, NFL teams going for 2 at record-setting rate, Full access to STLtoday.com and the award-winning journalism, Faster-loading pages with no more surveys. Welcome to Touchdown Wire's European Union Experience.

He also was 5th amongst wide receivers in the broad jump and T-2nd in the vertical jump which further highlights his explosive athleticism. Already a subscriber? That has helped Carr rank third in the NFL with a 115.9 rating through five weeks, with 11 TD passes and one interception. His average throw went 9.2 yards downfield last week against the Chiefs, which was nearly 2 yards more than he had in any of the first four games, according to NetGen stats. Henry Ruggs finally made his presence felt with the Raiders against the hated Kansas City Chiefs, as Ruggs made a fantastic 46-yard catch Ruggs … We wanted the big play, the quick strike.”. He and Carr were unable to connect on many more deep passes the first two weeks. Former Michigan wideout Donovan Peoples-Jones jumped a combine-best 44.5-inch vertical, but ran a 4.48-second 40. “Many times we’ve had injuries and stuff where teams will sit at 10 yards and make us try to get a running back open on stuff. This weekend get our lowest intro subscription rate ever. That's the guy you do not want to face. It was also a sign that the Raiders (3-2) might have an offense that can keep up with the more dynamic teams in the league as they head into their bye week seventh in the NFL in scoring at 30.2 points per game.

Mercifully, Adam Gase is no longer calling offensive plays for the Jets, Watch: The Dallas Cowboys stuff Washington on the goalline, Watch: Ben Roethlisberger to Diontae Johnson for Steelers TD, Report: COVID-19 issues shelve Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead for season, Report: Tennessee Titans hit with six-figure fine for COVID-19 violations. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. We can do everything that we want to do,” Carr said. Log in or Activate your account.

The other six pass catchers to accomplish the feat averaged a whopping 24.9 receiving yards per game throughout their NFL careers. He caught a 46-yard pass to set up a field goal and a 72-yarder that went for a touchdown as the Raiders showed they have the same kind of dynamic threat that Kansas City has tormented them with in recent years with Tyreek Hill. "No suit, no tie, no shave, no deadlines. Log in or Activate your account.

His average depth of throw was the lowest in the NFL from 2018-19 as the Raiders ranked near the bottom in the league in scoring thanks in part to a lack of big plays. Former NFL great Steve Smith was providing on-the-field commentary from the combine on Thursday night, and asked NFL Draft Analyst Daniel Jeremiah if Ruggs is a viable WR1 come April. Ruggs' vertical jump measured 42-inches, which was tied for the second best mark among wide receivers at the 2020 combine. Ruggs got hurt later in the first half of that game. "Great time of year to have free time," he says on Twitter. “When we came out of the huddle, we weren’t looking for first downs, we didn’t want to move the chains, we wanted touchdowns. Tackling the news and updates you need to keep up with the latest from the St. Louis Battlehawks and the NFL. For his career with the Crimson Tide Ruggs caught 98 passes for 1,716 yards and 24 touchdowns, splitting receptions with Jeudy, Devonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle, and even Calvin Ridley and Irv Smith for one season a piece. After looking like one of the top young quarterbacks in the league in 2016, Carr has been unable to find that form again. But the Raiders are making a concerted effort to go deep early to test the defense and open things for later, with Carr ranking 11th in average depth of throw in the first half.

Ruggs also posted the best vertical leap at 42 inches. “He's the closest thing to Tyreek Hill that I've seen since Tyreek Hill entered the league,” Jeremiah said.

“I just think he is a really good player honestly,” Gruden said. But his impact runs far deeper than just on the plays when he gets the ball. The spring football league, which plans a February 2022 restart under new ownership, has reached out to the Convention and Visitors Commission about a stadium lease.

I know people get frustrated with it, but we try and do our best in those moments.". You can cancel at any time. Gruden traded away Amari Cooper. In the broad jump, Ruggs was again the best, posting a … He's just by them and it's over. “I have been saying it. He's so sudden off the line of scrimmage. 1 philosophy when it came to building a team. Ruggs checked in at 5-foot-11, 188 pounds with 10 1/8-inch hands upon arrival this week in Indianapolis. According to Player Profiler, Ruggs is in the 90th percentile for overall speed scoring and 98th percentile for burst. The Raiders were one of three teams that scored fewer than 20 points per game in each of the last three seasons as Carr too often played conservatively and got little help from his receivers on a depleted roster. “I know I have a role in the offense,” Ruggs said.

“We did not bring him in here to run hitch routes,” Gruden said.
Chiefs play Bills in rare Monday afternoon contest to be shown on KTVI, NFL Network. “I came in because the organization saw something in me and they saw something that I could use my talents to help the offense and help the team out.". Putting that data together, Ruggs had the highest vertical jump of any player to run a sub 4.3-second 40 since the combine began tracking its data in 2003, according to a tweet from NFL Research. Coach Jon Gruden didn’t wait long to show off his speedy new toy when he called for a deep shot on the second play of the season. That led Carr to keep throwing short instead of taking chances. “Just looked like he's been on a different speed than everybody else. This kid's got great hands and he can fly. Former TCU standout Jalen Reagor, like Ruggs, jumped a 42-inch vertical, but ran a 4.47-second 40.

"The thing, Steve, about him — he dropped one ball this year. Antonio Brown was cut before playing a game after he spent months sabotaging the franchise.

“We were going to stretch the field vertically,” he once told NFL Films. He connected on 4 of his 6 deep throws for 219 yards and two TDs and matched a career-best with three completions that went at least 35 yards downfield. Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) looks to throw a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City. The Las Vegas Raiders selected Ruggs with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first wide receiver taken. ", More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP—NFL.

The quarterback who has been criticized for too often settling for checkdowns is finally showing the aggressiveness the Raiders hoped he would after they drafted the speedy Ruggs. While Carr has shown flashes of this during his career, he never was willing to go deep consistently — to the frustration of Raiders fans who remember the glory days when the Mad Bomber Daryle Lamonica and Ken Stabler were connecting on deep passes to speedsters Warren Wells and Cliff Branch. Henry Ruggs notably ran the fastest 40 yard dash time of any player in the 2020 combine. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Ruggs clocked an official 4.27-second 40-yard dash.

"No suit, no tie, no shave, no deadlines. “When you’re really healthy, the full offense is open.

"Oh, I think he's in the mix," Jeremiah said. “The speed demon has flashed a ton of the vertical ability that got him drafted so highly on his 68 receiving snaps. Defenses are forced to respect his speed, which opens up underneath routes for tight end Darren Waller and slot receiver Hunter Renfrow, as well as running lanes for Josh Jacobs. Former Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III didn't break John Ross' all-time NFL Combine record of a 4.22-second 40-yard dash, but the Montgomery, Ala. product's overall testing numbers from Thursday night have him among elite company when it comes to the history of the NFL Combine. Shows just how tough he is. Chiefs, Packers, Bears, Buccaneers, Eagles, Giants all to appear twice. Carr was unable to connect with Ruggs on that one in Carolina but did hit the rookie for a 45-yard pass that set up the team’s first TD of the season. “That's why I believe it's not over who will be the first receiver.”. The performance Carr delivered against the defending champion Chiefs might have even made the difficult-to-please late owner Al Davis smile if he could have seen it. Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III (11) runs from Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward (35) during a 72-yard touchdown reception in …
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A lot of times, with the speed guys, you sacrifice some of that. … I am willing to bet if you went and polled the 32 defensive coordinators in the NFL, gave them the video of the top three receivers, said which of these guys do you not want in your division, I would be willing to bet a lot of money that Henry Ruggs would get the most votes. Ruggs clocked an official 4.27-second 40-yard dash, the fastest time since Ross' run in 2017, pairing that with a 42-inch vertical jump and a 131-inch broad jump. ", "Great time of year to have free time," he says on Twitter. You can use him on kickoff return.

Who tumbled better, Daniel Jones or Randy Arozarena?

The Raiders gained 2.2 more yards per pass when Ruggs is on the field than when he isn’t, according to SportsInfo Solutions. The whole Steve Little story had to come down to this. NFL Research data shows that Ruggs is only the seventh wide receiver to run a sub 4.3-second 40 since 2003. Ruggs has just six catches this season but they have gone for 177 yards; he is the only player in the league with three receptions of at least 40 yards. Two drives later, Carr did it again when Henry Ruggs III got behind the Kansas City defense and brought in another pass for a touchdown. You have permission to edit this article.

Watch: Horse named Belichick wins final leg of Canada's Triple Crown, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Already a subscriber? But when the pass is underthrown, the rookie wideout flashes both his ball By: Mark Schofield, Pop culture references in sports writing is not a new phenomenon. Seahawks take on Cardinals in prime time. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman who prosecutors said he lured to his home with the promise of a babysitting job.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor, left, celebrates with quarterback Derek Carr after catching a 59-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City.

As if Henry Ruggs’ 40 yard dash time of 4.27 wasn’t impressive enough, how about his 42 inch vertical jump which breaks a new NFL Combine record for … Follow live scores and updates from the NFL. I love watching him as a gunner on punt. It's instant death for corners. #lifeafter is off to a good start.”. NFL live: Follow the latest scores and updates today, Talks starting on return of XFL to St. Louis, St. Louis NFL television schedule set for next two weekends, Oct. 17, 1980: On the day he is cut, Big Red kicker Steve Little is paralyzed in a car crash, Media Views: Savard seems to be coping well since ouster last week at KMOV, Upcoming NFL television schedule for St. Louis, Sunday's NFL television schedule for St. Louis, MNF: Latest scores and updates from Chiefs vs. Bills and Cardinals vs. Cowboys, Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life, NFL teams going for 2 at record-setting rate, Full access to STLtoday.com and the award-winning journalism, Faster-loading pages with no more surveys. Welcome to Touchdown Wire's European Union Experience.

He also was 5th amongst wide receivers in the broad jump and T-2nd in the vertical jump which further highlights his explosive athleticism. Already a subscriber? That has helped Carr rank third in the NFL with a 115.9 rating through five weeks, with 11 TD passes and one interception. His average throw went 9.2 yards downfield last week against the Chiefs, which was nearly 2 yards more than he had in any of the first four games, according to NetGen stats. Henry Ruggs finally made his presence felt with the Raiders against the hated Kansas City Chiefs, as Ruggs made a fantastic 46-yard catch Ruggs … We wanted the big play, the quick strike.”. He and Carr were unable to connect on many more deep passes the first two weeks. Former Michigan wideout Donovan Peoples-Jones jumped a combine-best 44.5-inch vertical, but ran a 4.48-second 40. “Many times we’ve had injuries and stuff where teams will sit at 10 yards and make us try to get a running back open on stuff. This weekend get our lowest intro subscription rate ever. That's the guy you do not want to face. It was also a sign that the Raiders (3-2) might have an offense that can keep up with the more dynamic teams in the league as they head into their bye week seventh in the NFL in scoring at 30.2 points per game.

Mercifully, Adam Gase is no longer calling offensive plays for the Jets, Watch: The Dallas Cowboys stuff Washington on the goalline, Watch: Ben Roethlisberger to Diontae Johnson for Steelers TD, Report: COVID-19 issues shelve Jaguars' Ryquell Armstead for season, Report: Tennessee Titans hit with six-figure fine for COVID-19 violations. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. We can do everything that we want to do,” Carr said. Log in or Activate your account.

The other six pass catchers to accomplish the feat averaged a whopping 24.9 receiving yards per game throughout their NFL careers. He caught a 46-yard pass to set up a field goal and a 72-yarder that went for a touchdown as the Raiders showed they have the same kind of dynamic threat that Kansas City has tormented them with in recent years with Tyreek Hill. "No suit, no tie, no shave, no deadlines. Log in or Activate your account.

His average depth of throw was the lowest in the NFL from 2018-19 as the Raiders ranked near the bottom in the league in scoring thanks in part to a lack of big plays. Former NFL great Steve Smith was providing on-the-field commentary from the combine on Thursday night, and asked NFL Draft Analyst Daniel Jeremiah if Ruggs is a viable WR1 come April. Ruggs' vertical jump measured 42-inches, which was tied for the second best mark among wide receivers at the 2020 combine. Ruggs got hurt later in the first half of that game. "Great time of year to have free time," he says on Twitter. “When we came out of the huddle, we weren’t looking for first downs, we didn’t want to move the chains, we wanted touchdowns. Tackling the news and updates you need to keep up with the latest from the St. Louis Battlehawks and the NFL. For his career with the Crimson Tide Ruggs caught 98 passes for 1,716 yards and 24 touchdowns, splitting receptions with Jeudy, Devonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle, and even Calvin Ridley and Irv Smith for one season a piece. After looking like one of the top young quarterbacks in the league in 2016, Carr has been unable to find that form again. But the Raiders are making a concerted effort to go deep early to test the defense and open things for later, with Carr ranking 11th in average depth of throw in the first half.

Ruggs also posted the best vertical leap at 42 inches. “He's the closest thing to Tyreek Hill that I've seen since Tyreek Hill entered the league,” Jeremiah said.

“I just think he is a really good player honestly,” Gruden said. But his impact runs far deeper than just on the plays when he gets the ball. The spring football league, which plans a February 2022 restart under new ownership, has reached out to the Convention and Visitors Commission about a stadium lease.

I know people get frustrated with it, but we try and do our best in those moments.". You can cancel at any time. Gruden traded away Amari Cooper. In the broad jump, Ruggs was again the best, posting a … He's just by them and it's over. “I have been saying it. He's so sudden off the line of scrimmage. 1 philosophy when it came to building a team. Ruggs checked in at 5-foot-11, 188 pounds with 10 1/8-inch hands upon arrival this week in Indianapolis. According to Player Profiler, Ruggs is in the 90th percentile for overall speed scoring and 98th percentile for burst. The Raiders were one of three teams that scored fewer than 20 points per game in each of the last three seasons as Carr too often played conservatively and got little help from his receivers on a depleted roster. “I know I have a role in the offense,” Ruggs said.

“We did not bring him in here to run hitch routes,” Gruden said.
Chiefs play Bills in rare Monday afternoon contest to be shown on KTVI, NFL Network. “I came in because the organization saw something in me and they saw something that I could use my talents to help the offense and help the team out.". Putting that data together, Ruggs had the highest vertical jump of any player to run a sub 4.3-second 40 since the combine began tracking its data in 2003, according to a tweet from NFL Research. Coach Jon Gruden didn’t wait long to show off his speedy new toy when he called for a deep shot on the second play of the season. That led Carr to keep throwing short instead of taking chances. “Just looked like he's been on a different speed than everybody else. This kid's got great hands and he can fly. Former TCU standout Jalen Reagor, like Ruggs, jumped a 42-inch vertical, but ran a 4.47-second 40.

"The thing, Steve, about him — he dropped one ball this year. Antonio Brown was cut before playing a game after he spent months sabotaging the franchise.

“We were going to stretch the field vertically,” he once told NFL Films. He connected on 4 of his 6 deep throws for 219 yards and two TDs and matched a career-best with three completions that went at least 35 yards downfield. Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) looks to throw a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City. The Las Vegas Raiders selected Ruggs with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first wide receiver taken. ", More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP—NFL.

The quarterback who has been criticized for too often settling for checkdowns is finally showing the aggressiveness the Raiders hoped he would after they drafted the speedy Ruggs. While Carr has shown flashes of this during his career, he never was willing to go deep consistently — to the frustration of Raiders fans who remember the glory days when the Mad Bomber Daryle Lamonica and Ken Stabler were connecting on deep passes to speedsters Warren Wells and Cliff Branch. Henry Ruggs notably ran the fastest 40 yard dash time of any player in the 2020 combine. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Ruggs clocked an official 4.27-second 40-yard dash.

"No suit, no tie, no shave, no deadlines. “When you’re really healthy, the full offense is open.

"Oh, I think he's in the mix," Jeremiah said. “The speed demon has flashed a ton of the vertical ability that got him drafted so highly on his 68 receiving snaps. Defenses are forced to respect his speed, which opens up underneath routes for tight end Darren Waller and slot receiver Hunter Renfrow, as well as running lanes for Josh Jacobs. Former Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III didn't break John Ross' all-time NFL Combine record of a 4.22-second 40-yard dash, but the Montgomery, Ala. product's overall testing numbers from Thursday night have him among elite company when it comes to the history of the NFL Combine. Shows just how tough he is. Chiefs, Packers, Bears, Buccaneers, Eagles, Giants all to appear twice. Carr was unable to connect with Ruggs on that one in Carolina but did hit the rookie for a 45-yard pass that set up the team’s first TD of the season. “That's why I believe it's not over who will be the first receiver.”. The performance Carr delivered against the defending champion Chiefs might have even made the difficult-to-please late owner Al Davis smile if he could have seen it. Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III (11) runs from Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward (35) during a 72-yard touchdown reception in …
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