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NFL Draft 2017: Schedule, Dates, Times, TV Broadcast, Radio Coverage, Online Streaming, And More

Want to follow the 2017 NFL Draft live but not sure exactly when and how? The answers you're searching for can be found at Battle Red Blog.

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On Thursday night, the 2017 NFL Draft begins. It spans three days, but the start times and machinations between picks vary, so here’s all the pertinent information you need about how to follow the NFL Draft.

WHAT: The 82nd Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting (a/k/a "The 2017 NFL Draft").


Round 1: Thursday, April 27th, beginning at 7 p.m. CDT.

Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 28th, beginning at 6 p.m. CDT.

Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 29th, beginning at 11 a.m. CDT.

WHERE: Philadelphia Museum of Art, with other events along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Round 1: 10 minutes.

Round 2: 7 minutes.

Rounds 3-6: 5 minutes.

Round 7: 4 minutes.

TV BROADCAST: NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2 for all three days.

RADIO BROADCAST: ESPN Radio on Thursday and Friday.


Battle Red Blog will update furiously throughout the proceedings (not just when your Houston Texans make their picks), so make sure you’re locked into BRB for reaction and analysis from Thursday evening to Saturday night.