The NFL for years has been set on moving the made-for-TV workout portion of the NFL Combine to prime time in an effort to maximize viewership, and in 2020, the league is getting its wish. At least the NFL also is providing multiple ways to watch the 2020 NFL Combine, including a handful of live stream options.
The on-field workouts at this year's Combine will broadcast nationally on NFL Network, beginning with quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends on Thursday, Feb. 27 and ending with defensive backs on Sunday, March 1. NFL Network and NFL Digital Media will present seven consecutive hours of live Combine coverage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (4-11 p.m. ET each night), plus the final five hours of coverage on Sunday (2-7 p.m. ET).
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The 2020 NFL Combine marks the 16th year NFL Network and NFL Digital Media have provided coverage of the annual draft scouting event, and this year's TV/live steam presentation will feature familiar faces and voices.
NFL Network's coverage roster will include draft experts Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis and Bucky Brooks. Rich Eisen will anchor the network's coverage of the on-field workouts with Jeremiah in the booth, and additional coverage will be provided by Davis, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin and Deion Sanders, as well as Steve Smith Sr., Maurice Jones-Drew, Willie McGinest, Joe Thomas, Shaun O'Hara, Ian Rapoport, Kimberly Jones, Chris Rose and Peter Schrager.
Below is all the info you need to watch the on-field workouts at the 2020 NFL Combine, including live stream options and a TV schedule.
NFL Combine live stream
NFL appNFL Network appNFL Network Live
The entirety of NFL Network's live coverage of the 2020 NFL Combine workouts Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday can be streamed via the NFL app or NFL.com/watch. Anybody with a subscription to Spectrum, Dish, Verizon or Cox, among other cable/satellite providers, can access the live stream.
On mobile devices and tablets, a live stream of the NFL Combine can be viewed via the NFL app or the NFL Network app, depending on the device. On computers, the NFL Combine live stream can be viewed via NFL Network Live.
The connected devices that allow access to the NFL App and, therefore, the 2020 NFL Combine are as follows:
Amazon Fire TVApple TVPS4Xbox OneRokuAndroid TV
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What channel is the NFL Combine on?
Coverage of the 2020 NFL Combine — specifically the on-field workouts Thursday (4-11 p.m. ET), Friday (4-11 p.m. ET), Saturday (4-11 p.m. ET) and Sunday (2-7 p.m. ET) — will air exclusively on NFL Network. No other TV channel will show live NFL Combine coverage.
NFL Network will present seven straight hours of workout coverage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, the network will show all five hours of the last group's (DB) drills. Eisen and Jeremiah will anchor NFL Network's Combine coverage with additional commentary from Davis and others.
NFL Combine schedule
The biggest change to the NFL Combine schedule for 2020 comes in the start times for on-field workouts Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Now the action will extend into and through primetime.
Below is the complete TV schedule for on-field workouts and drills at the 2020 NFL Combine.
Thursday, Feb. 27TimeGroupTV channel4-11 p.m. ETTE, QB, WRNFL Network
Sunday, March 1TimeGroupTV channel2-7 p.m. ETDBNFL Network
The on-field workouts, of course, are just the tip of the iceberg that is an NFL prospect's Combine experience. For many players, the drills are the least relevant portion of the week.
A given prospect's workout at the Combine comes after he has gone through orientation, interviews, measurements, a medical exam, more interviews, media obligations, more medical exams, a position coach interview, psychological testing, an NFLPA meeting, more interviews, the bench press and more psychological testing. This is technically a job interview, after all.
Below is the complete player schedule for all four groups at the 2020 NFL Combine, courtesy of NFLCombine.net.