NFL implementing virtual measures for 2021 combine
The NFL informed all 32 teams on Monday that it's changing the format of the 2021 combine.
There will be no in-person workouts, but they will instead take place at individual pro days on college campuses, the league stated.
Team interviews and psychological testing and assessments will be done virtually.
"This plan will likely involve a combination of virtual interviews by club medical staff and testing done at labs medical facilities near the prospects' residence," the league said.
Leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft, invited prospects will be scheduled for media interviews with league and team media personnel.
Any head coaches and general managers who are often available during the combine are being asked to do so virtually this year.
The NFL held its first combine in 1987 in Indianapolis. The annual event has become a staple of the offseason calendar.
No information was given about the possibility of moving the date of the 2021 draft. The three-day event is set to take place from April 29 to May 1.
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