Found February 27, 2012 on Inside the Bills:
Illinois DE Whitney Mercilus is one of a handful of pass rushers clocking very good 40 times at the NFL Combine. Mercilus unofficially ran a 4.65 and a 4.63 for his pair of 40 times. Nick Perry’s unofficial 4.5 and Bruce Irvin’s unofficial 4.43 are the fastest for the position thus far.
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