NFL COMBINE: New E39 performance shirts worn

Auburn quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Cam Newton wearing the new Under Armour E39 shirts. Associated Press

Auburn quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Cam Newton wearing the new Under Armour E39 shirts. Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Several players, including Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Georgia wide receiver A.J. Green,  and Boise State wide receiver Titus Young worked out in a performance shirt named E39 and made by Under Armour.

The shirt is designed to measure precision and accuracy. It is a compression-fitted shirt with electronic touch points that track the players’ biometric signals and sends them to a wireless device that transmits the data.

It measures the athletes heart rate, breathing rate and core acceleration.

–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog

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February 28th, 2011
3:38 pm

This might help Cam assess himself later. Especially after his performance this weekend.


February 28th, 2011
3:41 pm

I want to buy an E39 so I can measure the G Force getting off the couch.


February 28th, 2011
3:43 pm

I think Carolina is going to draft Cam Newton, as well they should. They need a QB bad. Why would you choose Gabbert or Locker over him. They are both very ordinary and not deserving of the No. 1 overall pick. Look at the QBs in the NFC South. Guess who has the worst one? I rest my case!

D. Orlando Ledbetter

February 28th, 2011
3:46 pm

I wonder if they measure beer consumption, while watching those young dudes motor around?


February 28th, 2011
3:47 pm

As far as the Falcons are concerned, take a CB in the first and draft Randall Cobb (playmaker) in the 2nd, a change of pace back in the 3rd (Jacquizz Rodgers or Noel Divine), and a burner (Lockett) in the 4th.


February 28th, 2011
3:49 pm

Take Lockett in the 6th.


February 28th, 2011
3:51 pm

@ BirdDirty (3:47 pm)… change DB to DE in the 1st round (largly dependent on who remains when for pick #27), and pick either Cobb or Lockett (seems redundant) in later rounds and you got yourself a winner.


February 28th, 2011
4:29 pm

If Newton,Gabbert and Locker go in the top 20.Somebody amazing is going to drop out of the top 15. Which also means . . . . you get the dominoe effect.Love the draft
Go T.D.
Superbowl or Bust

rollo lawson

February 28th, 2011
6:35 pm

Get a proven DE in free agency!!!

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February 28th, 2011
10:32 pm

Good one, D-Led on the beer consumption. Did anyone ever figure out why the Combine is *always* in Indianapolis?

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