Daily Brew: NFL Combine goes primetime

The 2020 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off in exactly two weeks with some big schedule changes for viewers at home.  For the first time ever, on-field drills will take place on primetime television. In the past, players participated in drills in the morning and afternoon and typically met with teams in the evenings.

"We are always looking at ways of bringing more football to a wider audience," the league via the NFL Network. "This will enable us to accomplish the goal of reaching more fans while still fully maintaining the football integrity of the event. We will adjust the schedule to ensure a positive experience for the players and clubs."

Quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends will work out on Thursday. Running backs, offensive linemen, place kickers and special teams will take the field on Friday and defensive linemen and linebackers on Saturday. Coverage of Combine drills begins at 3 p.m. CT and ends at 10 p.m. CT each day on the NFL Network.

On Sunday, defensive backs will wrap up the workouts which will take place between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT.

Players will begin arriving in Indianapolis on Tuesday, February 25 for registration, orientation and interviews. Each of the 337 prospects will undergo medical examinations, measurements, interviews. Media from all over the country will also be present for press conferences with NFL head coaches, general managers and the players.

To see a full list of invited prospects for the 2020 Combine, click here.

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