Can Fans Attend the NFL Combine?

The NFL Combine is one of the most anticipated events on the pre-draft calendar. Are fans allowed to attend, or do they have to watch from home?

It’s the NFL offseason, which is the time of year when fans for every team are coming up with their dream list of players to bring in. The NFL Combine is the first opportunity fans can potentially see future players on their favorite teams.

NFL Draft prospects from across the country will be performing in front of representatives from every team with the hope of showing them they should be drafted.

The Combine is on television, allowing fans to watch the event. However, are fans able to see the event in person?

Are Fans Allowed To Attend the NFL Combine?

Fans are able to attend the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, which takes place from Feb. 29 to March 3. Each adult is able to sign themselves up, along with up to five minors. It’s free to attend the event, and fans are able to bring in bags no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″. The league’s clear bag policy will be in effect.

One of the things fans will enjoy is being able to get to enjoy the “Combine Experience.” Fans will be able to interact with many different aspects of the Combine.

There will be many interactive games, such as a digital 40-yard dash, bench press photo op, and vertical jump. Fans can also take interactive photos with Super Bowl 58 rings and a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Not only are the fans going to be able to participate in the experience, but they can also watch all of the players work out. Each day, different positions will be in action.

On the first day (Feb. 29), it will be the defensive linemen and linebackers working out. The next day will be the defensive backs and tight ends.

Probably the most popular day for the fans will be March 2, which will feature the quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers. Many mock drafts have quarterbacks going in the top three picks, so there will be plenty of people tuning in that day.

The Combine will end with the offensive linemen on March 3.

If you’re looking at going to the NFL Combine, here are a few other things fans will want to know. First, fans aren’t allowed to request autographs from the players. This is different than what many fans who go to training camps are used to.

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There will be a total of 321 players competing at the Combine. If you aren’t able to go to the event, there are also multiple ways to watch it. Networks such as ESPN, NFL Network, and the NFL +app all have extensive coverage of the event.

The start of the 2024 NFL season is already rolling, and the NFL Combine is the first of many events for fans to look forward to.

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