The NFL Scouting Combine explained

What is the purpose of the combine and how do you get invited?

Barry Gipson

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DUE DILIGENCE

The NFL released the list of players invited to the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine recently. A total of 321 prospects have been invited to attend this year’s event, which will take place in Indianapolis from February 29th through March 4.

What is the purpose of the NFL Scouting Combine, and how do you get an invite? Due diligence by NFL teams on potential prospects. Everything is about votes. Check the video below of NFL writer Jim Trotter explaining how players get invited to this annual event.

THE UNINVITED

Only 321 players will make it to this year's combine at the end of this month. With that being said it does not mean a player who didn't make it won't be drafted as a result.

As you hear Jim speak on how 35–40 players each year who fail to get an invite to the combine will likely be drafted as a result. It's not the end of the road or hurt your chances by not…

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Barry Gipson

A Father, Dallas Cowboys fan, and veteran sharing advice and more for the '24 NFL season. A pivot in content.