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NFL Combine 2012: Schedule And Preview

The 2012 NFL Combine officially begins on Wednesday, Feb. 22, when the first wave of athletes is scheduled to arrive in Indianapolis for a week in front of NFL evaluators.

The combine follows a staggered schedule which separates each position into its own daily schedule. Players stay in Indianapolis for four days each, undergoing interviews, conditioning tests, mental examinations and on-field workouts with their position as professional scouts and front office employees observe.


Kickers, punters, offensive linemen and tight ends arrive on Wednesday to begin the four-day cycle of combine events. Quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers are due in Indianapolis on Thursday. Defensive linemen and linebackers are scheduled to start on Friday, and cornerbacks are last but not least, beginning on Saturday.

Each position begins Day 1 on the day of arrival in Indianapolis. The four-day schedule follows.

Day 1:

Travel to Indianapolis, registration, hospital pre-exam and X-rays, orientation, interviews

Day 2:

Measurements, medical examinations, media, psychological testing, interviews

Day 3:

NFLPA Meeting, psychological testing, interviews

Day 4:

Workout (timing, stations, skill drills), departure from Indianapolis

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