INDIANAPOLIS — This is no mere play on his name. Chase Young wants NFL teams to pursue him.

The Ohio State pass-rushing dynamo is going to unprecedented lengths at the combine to ensure that happens.

Though the D.C. area kid joined his fellow 2020 draft prospects at the combine, Young will skip working out. No 40-yard sprint. No vertical leap. No bench press. Nothing on the field. Frequently rated the top player in this class and projected no less than the second overall selection in April’s draft comes with leverage. The hometown Washington Redskins hold the No. 2 pick.

Quarterbacks skip throwing and workouts. LSU’s Joe Burrow, the likely No. 1 selection, also intends to bypass the workouts. Kyler Murray, 2019’s first pick, did the same. Until now, it’s unclear any healthy, non-quarterback exercised their power to pass.

According to data from the research website Pro Football Reference, every non-QB selected among the top five selections…





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