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Exclusive coverage of 2011 NFL Scouting Combine presented by Unnder Armour on NFL Network and NFL.com


Heisman Trophy Winners QB Cam Newton and RB Mark Ingram, Plus Clemson DE Da'Quan Bowers, Auburn DT Nick Fairley and Washington QB Jake Locker Among More Than 300 NFL Prospects Participating in Indianapolis

"Path to Primetime" Continues With More Than 30 Hours of Live Combine Programming
Beginning Thursday, Feb. 24

NFL Draft Analyst Mike Mayock Leads NFL Network and NFL.com's 23-Person Roster

NFL.com Delivers Users Choices with Live Video of Group Workouts and Additional Coverage

NFL Network and NFL.com's exclusive coverage of the league's next generation of talent kicks off February 24 with more than 30 hours of live programming of the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Presented by Under Armour. For six days, NFL Network broadcasts live from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, providing an up-close look at the more than 325 NFL prospects looking to take the next step in their careers as the 'Path to Primetime NFL Draft' continues. Coverage begins Thursday, February 24 at 2:30 PM ET with Around The League: Scouting Combine Press Conferences live from Lucas Oil Stadium.

NFL Network's draft analyst Mike Mayock headlines NFL Network's and NFL.com's combined 23-person roster, which includes new Hall of Fame enshrinees Marshall Faulk and Deion Sanders, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, former MVP quarterback Kurt Warner, former All-Pros Warren Sapp and Sterling Sharpe, 10-year NFL standout Jamie Dukes, former coaches Steve Mariucci, Brian Billick and Jim Mora, former front office executive Michael Lombardi and NFL Draft analyst Charles Davis providing an insight into the evaluation process from a variety of backgrounds.

In addition to press conferences, position workouts and drills, NFL Network's Combine coverage includes player interviews and features that allow viewers the opportunity to learn more about the prospects beyond the statistics.

Fans can also follow the action from the Scouting Combine on NFL.com LIVE. NFL.com's coverage includes a daily all-access look inside the workouts and positions drills of each group, as well as analysis, post-workout interviews and commentary on player performances and team needs.

A breakdown of NFL Network's Combine programming and technological enhancements:

» Live Workouts: Host Rich Eisen is joined by analysts Mike Mayock and Charles Davis for daily reports on the prospects participating. Additional expert commentary includes Jamie Dukes on offensive linemen (Saturday), Sterling Sharpe on tight ends (Saturday) and wide receivers (Sunday), Marshall Faulk on running backs (Sunday), Kurt Warner on quarterbacks (Sunday), Jim Mora on linebackers (Monday), Warren Sapp on defensive linemen (Monday), and Deion Sanders on defensive backs (Tuesday). Airs live Saturday, February 26 through Tuesday, March 1 beginning at 9:00 AM ET each day.

» NFL Total Access: NFL Total Access is on location at Lucas Oil Stadium with recaps, news, analysis and interviews featuring host Fran Charles alongside analysts Brian Billick, Charles Davis, Jamie Dukes, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Mike Mayock, Jim Mora and Warren Sapp. Airs live Thursday, February 24 through Monday, February 28 at 7:00 PM ET.

» Around The League: Scouting Combine Press Conferences: Player, coach and general manager press conferences from the Combine will be featured with all of the current football news. Paul Burmeister, Jamie Dukes, Kara Henderson, Michael Lombardi and Jason La Canfora anchor the coverage. Airs live Thursday and Friday at 2:30 PM ET.

» NFLN-Focus Camera Technology: A high-speed camera that allows moving targets to stay in the camera frame longer, highlighting the smallest details. This camera 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.

For video from last year's NFL Scouting Combine coverage highlighting the use of NFLN-Focus Camera technology, please visit:Combine video

» Simulcam Camera Technology: For the third consecutive year at the NFL Scouting Combine, 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.

For video from last year's NFL Scouting Combine coverage highlighting the use of Simulcam, please visit:40-yard-dash video

For video from the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine coverage highlighting the use of Simulcam, featuring NFL Network's Rich Eisen "racing" current Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji, please visit:Eisen's 40 video

» QB Tracking Information Technology:Returning for the second time as part of NFL Network's coverage, QB Tracking provides additional, unofficial statistics for viewers during the quarterback and wide receiver pass and reception workouts. QB Tracking records the distance thrown, ball velocity, and time it takes to go from the hand of the quarterback to that of the wide receiver.

» Cablecam Technology:New to NFL Network's Combine coverage this year is the Cablecam. With a unique overhead view, viewers are given a new way of following each drill and a more intimate feeling that they are present in Indianapolis.

NFL.com will be on location for the duration of 2011 Scouting Combine to give fans the opportunity to design their own experience with features such as:

» "Viewer's Choice" -- NFL.com LIVE:Fans can choose between viewing two groups as the players make their way through workouts and position drills. Coverage also includes post workout interviews with various prospects in the featured groups with Scott Hanson, Bucky Brooks, Paul Burmeister and Steve Wyche offering analysis and commentary.

» "Who's the best?" -- Workout results: Top performers from each position posted to NFL.com throughout each day of workouts.

» "Who's who?" -- Extensive Database of Prospects: Profiles of every participant, including scouting reports and statistics.

» "What are they doing?" -- Explanation of Workouts: Mike Mayock takes fans through each event and position drills, explaining what coaches and scouts are looking for and evaluating.

» "Inside Access" -- Exclusive Video and Photo Gallery: Player interviews, news conferences, NFL Total Access segments and other event coverage.

» "Check It Out" -- Use of Simulcam, NFLN-Focus and QB Tracking Technology: NFL.com video and web content will also include the use of Simulcam and NFLN-Focus technology, as well as QB Tracking information.

In addition, NFL MOBILE LIVE only from Verizon features participant bios, top performer stats and extensive video coverage. The latest news and stats from Indianapolis will also available via wireless by visiting NFL.com on any mobile device.

More than 1,000 NFL personnel including head coaches, general managers and scouts converge on Indianapolis to evaluate players through on-field drills, physical testing exams and interviews. NFL Network and NFL.com is the only place to see exclusive coverage of everything live on and off the field.

Under Armour is the presenting sponsor of NFL Network and NFL.com Combine coverage. All participants will be outfitted in Under Armour gear.

The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine marks the beginning of NFL Network's and NFL.com's 'Path to Primetime' draft programming building up to the 2011 NFL Draft April 28-30 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. For the second consecutive year, the NFL Draft will kick off in primetime and NFL Network will provide gavel-to-gavel coverage starting with the first round Thursday, April 28, second and third rounds Friday, April 29 and rounds 4-7Saturday, April 30.

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

Thursday, February 24
12:30 PM - Draft Journey: Cushing, Crabtree, Stafford - 2009 (HD)
1:30 PM - Draft Journey: McCoy, Suh, Rolle - 2010 (HD)
2:30 PM - Around The League: Scouting Combine Press Conferences (HD)
5:00 PM - Draft Journey: Cushing, Crabtree, Stafford - 2009 (HD)
6:00 PM - Draft Journey: McCoy, Suh, Rolle - 2010 (HD)
7:00 PM - NFL Total Access at the Scouting Combine (HD)
8:00 PM - NFL's Top 10 Undrafted Players (HD)
9:00 PM - NFL's Top 10 Rookie Seasons (HD)
10:00 PM - NFL's Top 10 Draft Steals (HD)

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

Friday, February 25
12:30 PM - NFL's Top 10 Undrafted Players (HD)
1:30 PM - NFL's Top 10 Rookie Seasons (HD)
2:30 PM - Around The League: Scouting Combine Press Conferences (HD)
5:00 PM - NFL's Top 10 Undrafted Players (HD)
6:00 PM - NFL's Top 10 Draft Steals (HD)
7:00 PM - NFL Total Access at the Scouting Combine (HD)
8:00 PM - 2011 Senior Bowl (HD)

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

Saturday, February 26
9:00 AM - Workouts: Kickers, Offensive Linemen, Tight Ends
(HD) - LIVE
(Encores in its entirety at 4:00 PM with cut-down versions at 8:00 PM & 11:00 PM)
2:00 PM - Workouts: Kickers, Offensive Linemen, Tight Ends - Extended Coverage (HD) - LIVE
7:00 PM - NFL Total Access at the Scouting Combine (HD)
(Encores at 10:00 PM & 1:00 AM)

STARTING AT 9:00 AM - NFL.com LIVE: Complete, all-access coverage of two groups

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

Sunday, February 27
9:00 AM - Workouts: Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Running Backs (HD) - LIVE

(Encores in its entirety at 4:00 PM with cut-down versions at 8:00 PM & 11:00 PM )
2:00 PM - Workouts: Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Running Backs - Extended Coverage (HD) - LIVE
7:00 PM - NFL Total Access at the Scouting Combine (HD)

(Encores at 10:00 PM & 1:00 AM)

STARTING AT 9:00 AM - NFL.com LIVE: Complete, all-access coverage of group workouts

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

Monday, February 28
9:00 AM - Workouts: Linebackers, Defensive Line (HD) - LIVE

(Encores in its entirety at 4:00 PM with cut-down versions at 8:00 PM & 11:00 PM)
2:00 PM - Workouts: Kickers, Offensive Linemen, Tight Ends - Cut-down Version (HD)
7:00 PM - NFL Total Access at the Scouting Combine (HD)

(Encores at 10:00 PM & 1:00 AM)

STARTING AT 9:00 AM - NFL.com LIVE: Complete, all-access coverage of group workouts

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

Tuesday, March 1
9:00 AM - Workouts: Defensive Backs (HD) - LIVE

(Encores in its entirety at 4:00 PM with cut-down versions at 8:00 PM & 11:00 PM )
2:00 PM - Workouts: Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Running Backs - Cut-down Version (HD)
7:00 PM - NFL Total Access (HD)

(Encores at 10:00 PM & 1:00 AM)

STARTING AT 9:00 AM - NFL.com LIVE: Complete, all-access coverage of group workouts

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

Wednesday, March 2
11:00 AM - Workouts: Kickers, Offensive Linemen, Tight Ends - Cut-down Version (HD)
1:00 PM - Workouts: Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Running Backs - Cut-down Version (HD)
3:00 PM - Workouts: Linebackers, Defensive Line - Cut-down Version (HD)
5:00 PM - Workouts: Defensive Backs - Cut-down Version (HD) 7:00 PM - NFL Total Access 2011 Free Agency Preview Show ( HD)
(Encore at 10:00 PM and 1:00 AM)
9:00 PM - 2011 NFL Scouting Combine Wrap-Up Show (HD)
(Encore at 12:00 Midnight and on 3/3 at 3:00 AM)

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