NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero is reporting that the NFL has informed all of the groups that they will be minimal to inviting no more than five tryout gamers to rookie minicamps that will acquire put immediately after the NFL Draft.
The NFL educated clubs nowadays they will be confined to a highest of five tryout players at rookie minicamps future thirty day period, for each source.
Some groups customarily have invited dozens of unsigned gamers to contend with draft picks and undrafted signings. Smaller functions in 2021.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) April 22, 2021
This is most likely a precaution to have much less participants in rookie minicamps thanks to COVID-19, as groups have been only informed that this would be the case for 2021. Last year there was no rookie minicamp, so there were being no tryout gamers for the 2020 season, only drafted and undrafted signings invited to coaching camp, but now there will still only be a max of five authorized at all-rookie camps this calendar year.
Tryout players do have a several diamond-in-the-rough results stories, most famously Adam Thielen was a tryout player with the Vikings and has turn out to be a single of the NFL’s standout receivers, and most notably for Seattle Seahawks followers defensive conclusion Benson Mayowa was a tryout player.