The National Football League has announced that they will conduct eight regional scouting combines for draft-eligible players that were not invited to Indianapolis for the national Scouting Combine.
"The NFL Regional Combines program provides players – who may not have had the chance before – the opportunity to work out for NFL personnel executives," NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Ray Anderson said in a statement released by the league on Thursday. "It allows all 32 clubs a chance to further evaluate future prospects."
The regional combines will begin on January 28-29 (second date for kickers and punters) at Orange Coast College-Lebard Stadium in Los Angeles, with other sessions scheduled for:
February 4 - Houston (Methodist Training Center, Houston, Texas)
February 11 - Baltimore (Baltimore Ravens Training Facility, Owings Mills, Maryland)
February 18 - Tampa (One Buccaneer Place, Tampa, Florida)
February 25/26 (second date for kickers and punters) - New York/New Jersey (Atlantic Health Jets Training Center, Florham Park, New Jersey)
March 3 - Chicago (Halas Hall, Lake Forest, Illinois)
March 10/11 - Atlanta (Atlanta Falcons Training Facility, Flowery Branch, Georgia)
March 17 - Cleveland (Cleveland Browns Training Facility, Berea, Ohio)
March 30/31 - Detroit (Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
To attend the Super Regional Combine in Detroit, a player must attend a previous a regional combine. Players who have been out of the game for a period of time will also be allowed to workout at the regional combines.
Registration fee for positional players is $190 and $250 for kickers and punters.