NFL Media Provides Exclusive Live Coverage of NFL Scouting Combine for 10th Year

NFL Network, NFL.com & NFL Mobile From Verizon Cover 2014 NFL Scouting Combine with 23-Man Roster of Analysts, Hosts & Reporters

Live Coverage of Combine Drills Begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 AM ET

Coverage of Combine Press Conferences Thursday, February 20 & Friday, February 21 at 2:00 PM ET

For the 10th year, NFL Media provides exclusive multi-platform coverage of the league’s next generation of talent with more than 60 hours of programming of the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Under Armour. Beginning Thursday, February 20, NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Mobile broadcast live from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, providing an up-close look at South Carolina defensive Jadeveon Clowney, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins and the rest of the more than 330 NFL prospects looking to take the next step in their careers. Additionally, NFL Network’s live coverage of the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine can be accessed on mobile phones exclusively through NFL Mobile From Verizon.

NFL Media features a 23-man roster of talent to cover the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, including NFL Draft experts Mike Mayock and Charles Davis. Additionally, former NFL head coaches Steve Mariucci and Brian Billick, and former NFL scouts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks each lend their insight into the Combine process gained from several years of experience in the field.

Live coverage of on-field workouts begins Saturday, February 22 with the offensive linemen, tight ends and kickers, and continues with the running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers on Sunday, February 23, linebackers and defensive linemen on Monday, February 24 and defensive backs on Tuesday, February 25. Coverage of workouts begins each day at 9:00 AM ET.

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 Shaun O’Hara on offensive linemen (Saturday), Kurt Warner and Steve Mariucci on quarterbacks (Sunday), Michael Irvin on wide receivers (Sunday), Marshall Faulk on running backs (Sunday), Warren Sapp on defensive linemen (Monday), Willie McGinest on linebackers (Monday), and Deion Sanders on defensive backs (Tuesday). Additionally, Pro Bowl cornerback for the Cleveland Browns, Joe Haden, joins Tuesday’s coverage of the defensive back drills.

Throughout the week, Davis, Jeremiah, Mariucci, Billick and host Chris Rose provide further analysis, while NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network reporter Kimberly Jones are on the scene in Indianapolis with the latest news reports from around the league. Additionally, Steve Wyche and Jordan Babineaux provide live reports from Indianapolis for NFL AM on beginning Thursday at 6:00 AM ET.

Coverage of the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine begins Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21 at 2:00 PM ET with NFL Total Access Scouting Combine Press Conferences from Lucas Oil Stadium. Additionally, Thursday – Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET, NFL Total Access wraps up the day’s action.

For the 10th year, the Combine will conclude with Rich Eisen’s annual 40-yard dash in his trademark suit and Under Armour shoes. This year, he will be looking to best his Personal Record of 6.03 seconds, which he has clocked each of the past two years.

NFL Network’s coverage of the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine features a total of 17 cameras dedicated to capturing the workouts, and 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 sixth 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 at NFL.com’s Combine home, NFL.com/combine, fans can follow all of the action from the NFL Scouting Combine on NFL.com LIVE: 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, which features two feeds organized by participant group so fans won’t miss any coverage of their favorite players. Matt “Money” Smith and Bucky Brooks provide coverage on one set, while Scott Hanson and Matt Millen provide further analysis. Additionally, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila provides 1-on-1 interviews with the prospects, while Jeremiah, Davis, Mariucci and Billick lend their insight. NFL.com LIVE: 2014 NFL Scouting Combine streams Saturday – Tuesday at 9:00 AM ET.

NFL.com and NFL Mobile’s coverage of the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine includes the following features:

  • Cover it Live: NFL.com’s Cover it Live returns this year, offering fans the opportunity to answer instant poll questions, interact with other fans, view video highlights and player interviews, and browse various Twitter pages.
  • Archived Feeds of Player Workouts: For the first time, NFL.com’s Combine coverage features archived feeds of top player workouts, allowing fans the ability to instantly access segments and workouts they may have missed.
  • NFL Fan Pass: NFL Fan Pass gives fans the unique ability to interact with all of the news and action surrounding the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. Using insider access that only the official digital properties of the National Football League can deliver, NFL Fan Pass provides daily interviews with the prospects, videos and photos on NFL.com/fanpass, NFL Mobile presented by Verizon, and NFL Network.
  • NFL Up!: Get fit like your favorite player. Watch step-by-step instructional videos of top NFL prospects training for the NFL Scouting Combine. Featuring UCLA OLB Anthony Barr, Ohio State CB Bradley Roby, Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk, Virginia Tech CB Antone Exum, Pittsburgh WR Devin Street, Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage, Boise State OT Charles Leno Jr. and Missouri CB E.J. Gaines. Link: NFL.com/up.
  • Extensive Database of Prospects: Profiles of every participant, including scouting reports and statistics.
  • Exclusive Video and Photo Gallery: Player interviews, news conferences, NFL Total Access segments and other event coverage.

MOBILE APPLICATIONS: For fans on the go, NFL Digital Media has multiple mobile applications available, allowing fans to get all the latest 2014 NFL Scouting Combine coverage on their smartphone.

  • Live Streaming on NFL Mobile from Verizon: With NFL Mobile, fans can access live, streaming video of NFL Network’s 2014 NFL Scouting Combine coverage on their smartphone. NFL Mobile is free to download with a premium subscription available to Verizon Wireless customers for $5/month. For more information about NFL Mobile from Verizon, including how to purchase premium services, visit www.verizoninsider.com/nfl.
  • NFL Mobile: Featuring live stats, news articles, tweets, photos and video highlights, NFL Mobile provides fans extensive coverage leading up to and during the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. Available on iOS, Android, Windows 8, and Blackberry devices.

NFL Network & NFL.com 2014 NFL Scouting Combine Talent

Jordan Babineaux                   Analyst

Brian Billick                             Analyst

Bucky Brooks                         Analyst

Charles Davis                         Analyst

Rich Eisen                               Host

Marshall Faulk                       Analyst

Akbar Gbajabiamila                Reporter

Scott Hanson                          Host

Michael Irvin                           Analyst

Daniel Jeremiah                      Analyst

Kimberly Jones                       Reporter

Steve Mariucci                        Analyst

Mike Mayock                          Analyst

Willie McGinest                       Analyst

Matt Millen                              Analyst

Shaun O’Hara                         Analyst

Ian Rapoport                           NFL Media Insider

Chris Rose                              Host

Deion Sanders                        Analyst

Warren Sapp                           Analyst

Matt “Money” Smith                Host

Kurt Warner                            Analyst

Steve Wyche                          Analyst

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

Thursday, February 20

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Total Access Scouting Combine Press Conferences LIVE COVERAGE

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Undrafted Players

5:00 PM – Draft Journey – 2009: Brian Cushing, Michael Crabtree & Matthew Stafford

6:00 PM – Draft Journey – 2010: Gerald McCoy, Ndamukong Suh & Myron Rolle

7:00 PM – Matt Millen: A Football Life

8:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine – LIVE

9:00 PM – Draft Journey – 2013: Geno Smith, Matt Barkley, Barkevious Mingo & Marcus Lattimore

10:00 PM – Draft Journey – 2012: Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil & Trent Richardson

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine

12 Midnight – Draft Journey – 2013: Geno Smith, Matt Barkley, Barkevious Mingo & Marcus Lattimore

1:00 AM – Draft Journey – 2012: Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil & Trent Richardson

Friday, February 21

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Total Access Scouting Combine Press Conferences LIVE COVERAGE

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Draft Steals

5:00 PM – Draft Journey – 2013: Geno Smith, Matt Barkley, Barkevious Mingo & Marcus Lattimore

6:00 PM – Draft Journey – 2012: Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil & Trent Richardson

7:00 PM – The Brady 6

8:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine – LIVE

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Heisman Winners in the NFL

10:00 PM – NFL’s Top10: Draft Steals

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine

12 Midnight – NFL’s Top 10: Heisman Winners in the NFL

1:00 AM – NFL’s Top10: Draft Steals

Saturday, February 22

9:00 AM – 2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Kickers, Offensive Linemen & Tight Ends LIVE COVERAGE

  • Encores with cut down versions at 4:00 PM, 9:00 PM & 12 Midnight

8:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine – LIVE

  • Encores at 11:00 PM

ALL DAY – NFL.com:  Exclusive daily video clips available

Sunday, February 23

9:00 AM – 2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Running Backs, Quarterbacks & Wide Receivers LIVE COVERAGE

  • Encores with cut down versions at 4:00 PM, 9:00 PM & 12 Midnight

8:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine – LIVE

  • Encores at 11:00 PM

ALL DAY – NFL.com:  Exclusive daily video clips available

Monday, February 24

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

9:00 AM – 2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Linebackers & Defensive Linemen LIVE COVERAGE

  • Encores with cut down versions at 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM & 12 Midnight

8:00 PM – NFL Total Access: NFL Scouting Combine – LIVE

  • Encores at 11:00 PM

ALL DAY – NFL.com:  Exclusive daily video clips available

Tuesday, February 25

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

9:00 AM – 2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Defensive Backs LIVE COVERAGE

  • Encores with cut down versions at 2:00 PM, 9:00 PM & 12 Midnight

8:00 PM – NFL Total Access – LIVE

  • Encores at 11:00 PM

ALL DAY – NFL.com:  Exclusive daily video clips available

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