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Live Coverage of 2016 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Hyundai On-Field Drills Begins Friday, February 26 at 9:00 AM ET​

Coverage of Combine Press Conferences Live at 12 Noon ET on Wednesday & Thursday February 24-25

NFL Now Live’ Streams on NFL.com, NFL Now & NFL Mobile Friday, February 26 – Monday, February 29 at 9:00 AM ET

New Show ‘Combine Primetime’ Airs Friday – Monday at 8:00 PM ET

For the 12th year, NFL Media provides exclusive multi-platform coverage of the league’s next generation of talent with live coverage of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Hyundai. Beginning Wednesday, February 24, NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile broadcast live from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, providing an up-close look at the more than 330 prospects looking to take the next step in their football careers.

For the first time, the running backs are included in the first group of workouts on Friday, February 26, joining the offensive linemen and special teams. Exclusive live coverage on NFL Network continues with the quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends on Saturday, February 27,linebackers and defensive linemen on Sunday, February 28 and defensive backs on Monday, February 29. Coverage of workouts begins each day at 9:00 AM ET.

NFL Media features a 23-man roster of talent to cover the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, including NFL Draft experts Mike Mayock, Charles Davis andDaniel Jeremiah. Rich Eisen anchors NFL Network’s coverage of the on-field workouts, joined by Mayock and NFL Network’s team of analysts. Expert commentary includes Marshall Faulk on running backs (Friday), Shaun O’Hara on offensive linemen (Friday), Kurt Warner on quarterbacks (Saturday),Michael Irvin on wide receivers (Saturday), Willie McGinest on pass rushers (Sunday), and Deion Sanders on defensive backs (Monday). On Saturday, Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen joins NFL Network’s live coverage of on-field drills.

Starting Friday, February 26 and airing through Monday, February 29 on NFL Network, Combine Primetime airs at 8:00 PM ET providing a complete recap of each day’s action. Hosted by Chris Rose and featuring analysts Charles Davis, Daniel Jeremiah and Brian Billick, Combine Primetimehighlights the best of each day and previews what is to come in the next day’s workouts.

Additional coverage throughout the week on NFL Network is provided by Melissa Stark and Steve Mariucci interviewing a variety of coaches and general managers, as well as NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network reporter Kimberly Jones providing the latest news reports from around the league.​

Coverage of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine begins Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, February 25 at 12 Noon ET with live coverage of the Combine press conferences from Lucas Oil Stadium. Each day, NFL HQ airs at 8:00 AM ET (7:00 AM ET on Friday, February 26 and Monday, February 29), featuring live guests and reports from Indianapolis.

On Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24, NFL Network airs encore presentations of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine drills, starting each night at 8:00 PM ET.

NFL Network’s live coverage of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine can also be accessed on smartphones exclusively through NFL Mobile from Verizon, as well as other digital platforms such as Watch NFL Network (tablet + PC), NFL on Xbox (Xbox One & Windows 8 devices) and NFL.com/Watch.

For the 12th year, the Combine will conclude with Rich Eisen’s annual 40-yard dash in his trademark suit and cleats. At the close of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, Eisen will run the 40 for the 12th time, and like last year ‘Run Rich Run’ will benefit the NFL PLAY 60 relationship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Since 2013, NFL PLAY 60 has been the ‘Official Champion of Play’ at St. Jude, helping to give all kids the chance to play.

Fans can participate and show their support, while flashing their own athleticism by submitting videos of themselves running the 40-yard dash. Along with their submissions, fans will be encouraged to donate money to help support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude and ensure families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

To submit videos running the 40 and to support NFL PLAY’s collaboration 60 along with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, fans can visit:NFL.com/RunRichRun. Fans can also submit ‘Run Rich Run’ videos via YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook using the following hashtags:#RunRichRun #StJude.

NFL Network’s coverage of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine features the following technological enhancements:

  • NFLN-Focus Camera Technology: A high-speed camera that allows moving targets to stay in the camera frame longer, highlighting the smallest details. It will have a tremendous presence in coverage of the 40-yard dash, both at the start and finish line, and will also be used in other events including the vertical and broad jumps, three-cone and position drills
  • Simulcam Camera Technology: For the eighth year at the NFL Scouting Combine, the Simulcam provides an unparalleled, in-depth comparison and analysis of the position, style, speed and trajectory of competitors through the use of background recognition and camera-matching technology. Simulcam will be a key contributor to NFL Network’s 40-yard dash coverage
  • Cablecam Technology: The Cablecam returns to offer a unique overhead view which gives viewers a new way of following each drill and a more intimate feeling that they are present in Indianapolis

Located on NFL Media’s digital properties, fans can follow all of the action of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine on any of their connected devices. NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile’s coverage of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine includes the following:

  • NFL Now Live Presented by Old Spice NFL Media presents NFL Now Live Presented by Old Spice Friday, February 26 – Monday, February 29 streaming live on NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile at 9:00 AM ET. The live show features three separate sets providing comprehensive coverage and analysis of the on-field drills. On the “Drills Set” located on the field, Matt “Money” Smith and Bucky Brooks provide play-by-play commentary of the on-field workouts as they happen. On the “Context Set” located on the concourse, Marc Istook, Solomon Wilcots and Lance Zierlein provide NFL player comparisons for the Combine participants, dissect NFL team needs and best fits for prospects, and submit Mock Drafts. On the “Social Set” located on the field, Colleen Wolfe, Maurice Jones-Drew and Ike Taylor provide interviews with the top prospects and monitor all of the social activity surrounding the NFL Scouting Combine. Visa is an associate sponsor of NFL Now Live
  • Video and audio content from Move the Sticks (Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks) and Around the NFL (Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus,Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling) available on YouTube, NFL.com and NFL Now
  • Updated VOD packages of top prospects: NFL.com’s Combine coverage features updated video-on-demand packages of the top prospects. From bench presses, to 40-yard dashes, to positional drills, NFL.com will allow fans to instantly access updated workout summaries of the prospects they may have missed

MOBILE APPLICATIONS: For fans on the go, NFL Digital Media has multiple mobile applications available, allowing fans to get all the latest 2016 NFL Scouting Combine coverage on their smartphone.

  • Live Streaming on NFL Mobile from Verizon: Live streaming of NFL Network in NFL Mobile from Verizon on smartphones is available to all Verizon Wireless customers. Featuring live stats, news articles, video highlights, live streams and access to NFL Now for all fans, NFL Mobile provides fans extensive coverage leading up to and during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine. Available on Windows 8.1+, iOS and Android devices. To download NFL Mobile from Verizon go to NFL.com/mobile or for more information, visit Verizon.com/NFL. Data usage applies for app download and use.
  • Watch NFL Network: Live streaming of NFL Network’s coverage of the 2016 Scouting Combine is available on Xbox and Apple TV. Go to NFL.com/Watch for more information

 

NFL Media 2016 NFL Scouting Combine Talent

 

Brian Billick                             Analyst

Bucky Brooks                         Analyst

Charles Davis                         Analyst

Rich Eisen                               Host

Marshall Faulk                                    Analyst

Michael Irvin                           Analyst

Marc Istook                             Host

Daniel Jeremiah                      Analyst

Kimberly Jones                       Reporter

Maurice Jones-Drew              Analyst

Steve Mariucci                        Analyst

Mike Mayock                          Analyst

Willie McGinest                       Analyst

Shaun O’Hara                         Analyst

Ian Rapoport                           NFL Media Insider

Chris Rose                              Host

Deion Sanders                        Analyst

Matt “Money” Smith                Host

Ike Taylor                                Analyst

Kurt Warner                            Analyst

Solomon Wilcots                     Analyst

Colleen Wolfe                         Host

Lance Zierlein                         Analyst

 

Following is the NFL Network and NFL.com day-by-day Combine coverage schedule (all times listed in ET):

Tuesday, February 23

8:00 AM – NFL HQ – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL HQ – Re-Air

12 Noon – NFL Classic Games: 2009 AFC Wild Card Game – Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals

3:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Quarterback Duels

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Players You Love to Hate

5:00 PM – A Football Life: Ken Stabler

6:00 PM – A Football Life: Lyle Alzado

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE

8:00 PM – 2015 NFL Scouting Combine – Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers & Running Backs

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 Midnight – NFL’s Top 10: Players You Love to Hate

1:00 PM – A Football Life: Bruce Arians

Wednesday, February 24

8:00 AM – NFL HQ – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL HQ – Re-Air

12 Noon – Combine Press Conferences LIVE COVERAGE

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Rookie Seasons

5:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Draft Steals

6:00 PM – A Football Life: Terrell Davis

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE

8:00 PM – 2015 NFL Scouting Combine – Defensive Linemen & Linebackers

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 Midnight – NFL’s Top 10: Quarterback Duels

1:00 PM – A Football Life: Terrell Davis

Thursday, February 25

8:00 AM – NFL HQ – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL HQ – Re-Air

12 Noon – Combine Press Conferences LIVE COVERAGE

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Elusive Runners

5:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Fastest Players

6:00 PM – A Football Life: LaDainian Tomlinson

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE

8:00 PM – 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 Midnight – NFL’s Top 10: Fastest Players

1:00 AM – A Football Life: LaDainian Tomlinson

Friday, February 26

7:00 AM – NFL HQ – LIVE

9:00 AM – 2016 NFL Scouting Combine: Running Backs, Offensive Linemen & Special Teams LIVE COVERAGE

  • 3-hour edition airs at 4:00 PM ET7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE
  • Encores at 11:00 PM ET8:00 PM – Combine Primetime – LIVE
  • Encores at 12 Midnight ETSaturday, February 27

    9:00 AM – 2016 NFL Scouting Combine: Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers & Tight Ends LIVE COVERAGE

  • 3-hour edition airs at 4:00 PM ET7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE
  • Encores at 11:00 PM ET8:00 PM – Combine Primetime – LIVE
  • Encores at 12 Midnight ETSunday, February 28

    9:00 AM – 2016 NFL Scouting Combine: Defensive Linemen & Linebackers LIVE COVERAGE

  • 3-hour edition airs at 4:00 PM ET7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE
  • Encores at 11:00 PM ET8:00 PM – Combine Primetime – LIVE
  • Encores at 12 Midnight ETMonday, February 29

    7:00 AM – NFL HQ – LIVE

    9:00 AM – 2016 NFL Scouting Combine: Defensive Backs LIVE COVERAGE

  • Encores at 2:00 PM ET & 2-hour edition airs at 9:00 PM ET7:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE
  • Encores at 11:00 PM ET8:00 PM – Combine Primetime – LIVE
  • Encores at 12 Midnight ET

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