Who Hugged Roger Goodell Longest At Last Night's Draft?

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The NFL draft does gangbuster ratings, as football fans from around the country tune in to watch very large men embrace a very rich one. It's a Deadspin tradition to measure each draftee's hug time, and this year we've got a graph to go with it.

Your most embraceable NFL prospect? Jason Verrett, who got cozy with Roger Goodell for 6.52 seconds. Teddy Bridgewater maintained his personal space the most; the Vikings draftee only hugged the commissioner for 0.83 seconds. Watch the video, or check out the graph, for more.



Sometimes When We Touch 2013
Sometimes When We Touch 2012


You can download an mp3 of our chiptune version of Dan Hill's "Sometimes When We Touch" here. Graph by Reuben Fischer-Baum.