NFL Combine On Field Testing And Drills Schedule

The NFL scouting combine is underway. However, prospects will not participate in on-field drills until this Friday. During this time prospects will stay busy with other events the league is conducting. Events including medical examinations, bodily measurements, interviews, psychological testing, and other mundane nuisances teams require.

But fans will anxiously wait until Friday to watch the televised coverage of their favorite prospects participate in on-field drills.

With this let’s dive into the on-field testing schedule that will be televised on NFL Network.


Friday, March 1

Positions Participating: Running backs, offensive linemen, special teams, kickers/punters.

Coverage Start Time: 9 a.m.

Friday we will get a first look at the running backs, offensive linemen, and punter/kickers that could potentially be on your time come next season. All participants who choose to do so will compete in on-field testing and drills. Drills include the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, broad jump, 3 cone drill, and the shuttle run. Testing may also include position based drills.


Saturday, March  2

Positions Participating: Quarterbacks, wide receivers, and tight ends.

Coverage Start Time: 7 a.m.

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Quarterback-needy teams will want to tune in this weekend. The on-field testing for quarterbacks, wide receivers, and tight ends will start and end this Saturday. Prospects will compete in on-field testing and drills. Drills include the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, broad jump, 3 cone drill, and the shuttle run. Testing may also include position based drills. Quarterback passing drills will also be conducted this Saturday.


Sunday, March 3

Positions Participating: Defensive linemen and linebackers.

Coverage Start Time: 6 a.m.

Day three of on-field combine testing will include all defensive linemen, and linebacker prospects. Prospects will compete in on-field testing and drills. Drills include the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, broad jump, 3 cone drill, and the shuttle run. Testing may also include position based drills.


Monday, March 4

Positions Participating: Defensive backs.

Coverage Start Time: 9 a.m.

The last group to participate in on-field drills and testing will be defensive backs. Prospects will compete in on-field testing and drills. Drills include the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, broad jump, 3 cone drill, and the shuttle run. Testing may also include position based drills.