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Super Bowl LVII has come and gone, with the Kansas City Chiefs hoisting the Lombardi Trophy for the second time in four seasons after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in a thriller at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

So ... now what? Well, the 2023 offseason will kick into high gear. There's free agency, along with a trade market that could be headlined by several big-name quarterbacks. Then comes the 2023 NFL Draft, perhaps the biggest event of the year in terms of foundational team-building.

But before all that is the NFL Scouting Combine, where hundreds of scouting department employees will descend upon Indianapolis to evaluate more than 300 of the nation's top prospects.

When is the 2023 combine? Who are the names to watch? Here's everything you need to know:

When is the combine?

The 2023 NFL Scouting Combine will take place from Feb. 28 through March 6. The specific start times (Eastern) for each day's on-field workouts are as follows:

  • Thursday, March 2 (3 p.m.): DL/LB
  • Friday, March 3 (3 p.m.): DB/ST
  • Saturday, March 4 (1 p.m.): QB/WR/TE
  • Sunday, March 5 (1 p.m.): RB, OL

TV: NFL Network | Stream: fuboTV (try for free)

The full schedule is below:


Where is the combine?

The 2023 NFL combine will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, home of the Indianapolis Colts. The event has been held in Indianapolis since 1987 and will continue to be held there through at least 2024. 

After that, however, the location could change. For the first time ever, the combine was put out for bid, similar to the process of other league events like the NFL Draft and the Super Bowl. But at the NFL Spring League Meeting in May, the owners voted to keep the combine in Indianapolis for at least 2023 and 2024.

Who will be at the combine?

319 of college football's top prospects were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine this year. To see the full list, click here.

2023 NFL Draft order

Every pick of the first round is set! Keep in mind there are only 31 picks in the first round this year, after the Dolphins were stripped of their first-round selection due to multiple violations of NFL rules. Here's the lineup for Day 1:

  1. Bears
  2. Texans
  3. Cardinals
  4. Colts
  5. Seahawks (via Broncos)
  6. Lions (via Rams)
  7. Raiders
  8. Falcons
  9. Panthers
  10. Eagles (via Saints)
  11. Titans
  12. Texans (via Browns)
  13. Jets
  14. Patriots
  15. Packers
  16. Commanders
  17. Steelers
  18. Lions
  19. Buccaneers
  20. Seahawks
  21. Chargers
  22. Ravens
  23. Vikings
  24. Jaguars
  25. Giants
  26. Cowboys
  27. Bills
  28. Bengals
  29. Saints (via Broncos)
  30. Eagles
  31. Chiefs

Mock draft central

Half the fun of draft season is projecting all the different scenarios up top, and our draft experts will have you covered with first-round forecasts (and more) all offseason. You can find updated projections from Ryan Wilson, Chris Trapasso, Josh Edwards and Kyle Stackpole right here at our mock draft hub. Three of the four analysts have different picks for the No. 1 selection.

Prospect rankings

We've also got updated rankings of the top 2023 draft prospects at CBS Sports. Here's the latest top 20:

  1. Will Anderson (EDGE), Alabama
  2. Jalen Carter (DL), Oregon
  3. Bryce Young (QB), Alabama
  4. C.J. Stroud (QB), Ohio State
  5. Myles Murphy (DL), Clemson
  6. Will Levis (QB), Kentucky
  7. Cam Smith (CB), South Carolina
  8. Peter Skoronski (OT), Northwestern
  9. Quentin Johnston (WR), TCU
  10. Michael Mayer (TE), Notre Dame
  11. Brian Branch (S), Alabama
  12. Jordan Addison (WR), USC
  13. Christian Gonzalez (CB), Oregon
  14. Devon Witherspoon (CB), Illinois
  15. O'Cyrus Torrence (OL), Florida
  16. Tyree Wilson (EDGE), Texas Tech
  17. Jahmyr Gibbs (RB), Alabama
  18. Bijan Robinson (RB), Texas
  19. Anthony Richardson (QB), Florida
  20. Joey Porter Jr. (CB), Penn State