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NFL Network to Cover Scouting Combine

By Mark Solway | February 17th, 2004

For the first time ever, football enthusiasts can watch the annual NFL Scouting Combine at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis. Always clouded in an air of mystique, the NFL Network will end all that with the first public viewing of the combine. They will be beginning their coverage Friday, February 20 at 10 pm (ET) and continuing for six consecutive nights through Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Fans will get six one-hour episodes to see how teams are preparing for the upcoming NFL Draft April 24-25 over the six-day event:

Friday, Feb. 20 – Preview Show
Saturday, February 21 – Offensive Linemen & Running Backs
Sunday, February 22 – Running Backs & Quarterbacks
Monday, February 23 – Tight Ends & Defensive Linemen
Tuesday, February 24 – Linebackers & Defensive Backs
Wednesday, February 25 – Combine Review and Mock Draft

Reknowned draft expert Gil Brandt joins NFL Network’s draft expert Mike Mayock and College Football Sunday host Bill Patrick to provide daily reports on all of the prospects. Brandt has been NFL.com’s main personnel expert for the last eight years. Mayock has worked with ABC Sports, CBS Sports, ESPN and Fox Sports Net as both a college and NFL expert.

NFL Network is carried on DIRECTV’s basic service that is seen in more than 12.2 million homes on Channel 212, and is also available on Voom’s satellite service on Channel 312, and starting this month on cable via Charter Communications systems. For more information on the NFL network, click here.

Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Mark Solway

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