Future Watch: 2016 NFL Combine Gets Underway – The annual NFL Combine starts today in Indianapolis, IN. Over the next several days, numerous NFL hopefuls will be arriving for a myriad of physical and mental tests and evaluations. This is the opportunity for teams to examine players ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft later this spring.
The players will also meet with team officials and be available to the media before commencing on-field workouts on the fourth day of the Combine. The gauntlet of activity can be a grueling and draining experience on these young athletes but is an essential part of making it to the next level of their careers.
Here is a look at the skill position players who have been invited to this year’s event according to NFL.com.
Many of these players are all but guaranteed of being drafted, for some the question is where in the draft should they be selected if available. For others, they sit on the fringe and hope to impress enough people to hear their name called on draft day.
Several of these players have already been confirmed as being on the checklist of a number of early football card releases. Look for them in the following products: