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2018 NFL Combine schedule: Dates for groups, drills and press conferences

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Here’s all the information you need to know about the 2018 NFL Combine schedule.

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The 2018 NFL Combine officially begins on Tuesday. The best prospects for the 2018 NFL Draft will descend upon Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for over a week of measurements, drills and interviews.

While nothing trumps tape, the NFL Combine is undoubtedly an important part of the draft process and these next few days could cost prospects million of dollars.

Here’s a breakdown of each day of the 2018 NFL Combine. (NFL Network will be airing the festivities. Here is their TV schedule.)

For reference:

Group 1 = Kickers, special teamers, offensive linemen
Group 2: Offensive linemen
Group 3: Running back
Group 4: Quarterbacks, wide outs
Group 5: Quarterbacks, wide outs
Group 6: Tight ends
Group 7: Defensive linemen
Group 8: Defensive linemen
Group 9: Linebackers
Group 10: Defensive backs
Group 11: Defensive backs

Tuesday, February 27

  • Group 1 (ST, OL), Group 2 (OL), Group 3 (running backs) arrive at Indy.
  • Pre-exams, x-rays, orientation and interviews for Groups 1-3.

Wednesday, February 28

  • Group 4 (QB, WR), Group 5 (QB, WR), Group 6 (TE) arrive at Indy.
  • Pre-exams, x-rays, orientation and interviews for Groups 4-6.
  • Groups 1-3 measurements, medical examinations, interviews

Thursday, March 1

  • Group 7 (DL), Group 8 (DL), Group 9 (LB) arrive at Indy
  • Pre-exams, x-rays, orientation and interviews for Groups 7-9.
  • Groups 4-6 measurements, medical examinations, interviews
  • Groups 1-3 psychological testing, PK/ST workouts, bench press, interviews

Friday, March 2

  • Group 10 (DB), Group 11 (DB) arrive at Indy
  • Pre-exams, x-rays, orientation and interviews for Groups 10-11.
  • Groups 7-9 measurements, medical examinations, interviews
  • Groups 4-6 psychological testing, PK/ST workouts, bench press, interviews
  • Groups 1-3 (ST, OL, RB) On-Field workout (timing, stations, skill drills)

Saturday, March 3

  • Groups 10-11 measurements, medical examinations, interviews
  • Groups 7-9 psychological testing, PK/ST workouts, bench press, interviews
  • Groups 4-6 (QB, WR, TE) On-Field workout (timing, stations, skill drills)

Sunday, March 4

  • Groups 10-11 psychological testing, PK/ST workouts, bench press, interviews
  • Groups 7-9 (DL, LB) On-Field workout (timing, stations, skill drills)

Monday, March 5

  • Groups 10-11 (DB) On-Field workout (timing, stations, skill drills)

Additionally, here’s a look at the interview schedule for teams’ coaches and management:

2018 NFL Combine press conference schedule

Day/Time PODIUM 1 PODIUM 3 PODIUM 5
Day/Time PODIUM 1 PODIUM 3 PODIUM 5
Wednesday 9:00 ET Brian Gaine, Texans Hue Jackson, Browns
Wednesday 9:15 Vance Joseph, Broncos Sean McDermott, Bills
Wednesday 9:30 Jon Gruden, Raiders Pat Shurmur, Giants
Wednesday 9:45 Dave Gettleman, Giants
Wednesday 10:00 Jason Licht, Buccaneers Dan Quinn, Falcons
Wednesday 10:15 Doug Marrone, Jaguars
Wednesday 10:30 Sean McVay, Rams Bob Quinn, Lions Brandon Beane, Bills
Wednesday 10:45 Dirk Koetter, Buccaneers Matt Patricia, Lions Steve Wilks, Cardinals
Wednesday 11:00 Kevin Colbert, Steelers Brian Gutekunst, Packers Steve Keim, Cardinals
Wednesday 11:15 Duke Tobin, Bengals Matt Nagy, Bears Jon Robinson, Titans
Wednesday 11:30 Rick Spielman, Vikings Mike Vrabel, Titans
Wednesday Noon Howie Roseman, Eagles Dave Caldwell, Jaguars
Wednesday 12:15 Doug Pederson, Eagles
Wednesday 1:00 Adam Gase, Dolphins Thomas Dimitroff, Falcons
Wednesday 2:00 Jason Garrett, Cowboys Mike McCarthy, Packers
Wednesday 2:30 Frank Reich, Colts
Wednesday 3:00 Chris Ballard, Colts
Wednesday 3:15 Andy Reid, Chiefs
Wednesday 3:30 Bill O'Brien, Texans
Wednesday 4:00 John Elway, Broncos
-- -- -- --
Thursday 10:00 Ron Rivera, Panthers
Thursday 10:30 Les Snead, Rams
Thursday 10:45 John Lynch, 49ers
Thursday 11:00 Tom Telesco, Chargers Brett Veach, Chiefs
Thursday 11:15 Anthony Lynn, Chargers Mike Zimmer, Vikings
Thursday 11:45 Kyle Shanahan, 49ers
Thursday Noon Pete Carroll, Seahawks John Dorsey, Browns
-- -- -- --
Friday 10:00 Marvin Lewis, Bengals
Friday 10:30 Ozzie Newsome, Ravens
Friday 11:00 John Schneider, Seahawks

For a list of all the athletes at the Combine and which group they’re in, check out the official NFL Combine website.