2017 NFL DRAFT TO KICK OFF IN PRIMETIME AT 8:00 PM ET
ON THURSDAY NIGHT, APRIL
PROSPECTS & 13 NCAA HEAD COACHES
ATTEND NFL DRAFT
prospects, who are expected to be selected on Thursday or Friday night (April 27-28),
are confirmed to attend the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia, the NFL announced
leads all colleges with three players in attendance, while the Pac-12 leads all
conferences with seven prospects confirmed to attend the event.
head coaches will join their players in the green room as they await their
The draft begins
with the first round on Thursday night, April 27 and continues Friday, April 28,
with Rounds 2-3. The draft will conclude on Saturday, April 29 with Rounds 4-7.
The NFL Draft,
which had been held in Chicago in each of the past two years, returns to
Philadelphia for the first time since 1961. Philadelphia’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel
served as the location of the first NFL Draft in 1936. The city also hosted the
event in 1949-50, 1953-54, 1956 (Rounds 1-3) and 1957-61.
confirmed to attend this year’s NFL Draft:
head coaches confirmed to attend this year’s NFL Draft:
2017 NFL DRAFT FACTS & FIGURES
82nd Annual National Football League Player Selection
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 27 (Round 1).
7:00 PM ET, Friday, April 28 (Rounds 2-3).
Noon ET, Saturday, April 29 (Rounds 4-7).
The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately
11:30 PM ET. In 2016, the first round consumed three hours and 29 minutes. The
second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 11:00 PM ET.
The second and third rounds took four hours and one minute in 2016. The draft
will conclude by approximately 6:30 PM ET on Saturday with the final four
rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took six hours and 35 minutes in 2016.
Representatives of the 32 NFL clubs by telephone
communication with their general managers, coaches and scouts.
Seven Rounds – Round 1 on Thursday, April 27; Rounds 2 and
3 on Friday, April 28; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, April 29.
There will be 253 selections, including 32 compensatory
choices that have been awarded to 16 teams that suffered a net loss of
certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.
The following 32 compensatory choices will supplement the 221
regular choices in the seven rounds –
Round 3: Miami, 33; Carolina, 34; Baltimore,
35 (Traded to Philadelphia); Los Angeles Rams, 36 (Traded to Tennessee);
Denver, 37; Seattle, 38; Cleveland, 39 (Traded to New Orleans via New
England); Kansas City, 40; Pittsburgh, 41; Seattle, 42; New York Jets, 43. Round 4: Cincinnati, 32;
Cleveland, 33 (Traded to Philadelphia); Los Angeles Rams, 35*; Cleveland, 36
(Traded to Houston); San Francisco, 37; Indianapolis, 38. Round 5: Cincinnati, 33;
Denver, 34; Miami, 35; Arizona, 36; Kansas City, 37; Cleveland, 38; Green
Bay, 39; New England, 40; Miami, 41. Round
6: Kansas City, 33; Cincinnati, 34; Kansas City, 35.
Denver, 34; Denver, 35.
result of League discipline, the New York Giants’ original selection in Round
4 (4-23-130) has been relegated to selection 4-34-140. Because that pick is a regular selection,
it does not appear on the above list of compensatory draft selections.
^Compensatory picks may be traded this year. A rule change
approved by clubs in 2015 will permit compensatory draft picks to be traded
beginning in 2017.
10 minutes per selection. Round 2: Seven minutes
per selection. Rounds 3 through 6,
including Compensatory Picks: Five minutes per selection. Round 7, including Compensatory Picks:
Four minutes per selection.
The 2017 NFL Draft will be televised nationally by NFL
Network and ESPN/ESPN 2 and can be heard nationwide on Westwood One Radio, SiriusXM
NFL Radio and TuneIn Radio.
Starting at 8:00
PM ET on Thursday, April 27, NFL Now Live Presented
by Courtyard provides comprehensive online coverage of the first round of
the NFL Draft. Host Matt “Money” Smith anchors the coverage from NFL
Network’s studios, alongside NFL Media draft analysts Bucky Brooks and
Lance Zierlein. Brooks provides instant draft grades and analysis
immediately following each selection, while Zierlein continually ranks the
best players still available. Throughout NFL Now’s coverage, NFL Network
analysts such as LaDainian Tomlinson, Kurt Warner, Willie
McGinest and David Carr join to provide their analysis of the
selections, while Marc Istook monitors social trends and fan reaction
in real time. From Philadelphia, Dave Dameshek interviews first-round
selections, current NFL players and legends, and Colleen Wolfe provides
the sights and sounds from the NFL Draft Experience. Additionally, NFL
Fantasy experts Michael Fabiano and Marcas Grant offer instant
Live continues Friday,
April 28 at 7:00 PM ET and Saturday, April 29 at Noon ET,
and is the only place to view the real-time announcement of every pick of the
entire 2017 NFL Draft.
Live can be accessed
at NFL.com/Now and through the official mobile app of the NFL, NFL Mobile
from Verizon, as well as the NFL app on connected TV devices such as Xbox
One, and on desktop and tablet devices such as the NFL app on Windows 10.
for Verizon customers, NFL Mobile offers a live stream of the NFL Network’s
2017 NFL Draft coverage, where fans can watch in it’s entirely the excitement
of every pick, from every round live from Philadelphia. Other features
available through NFL Mobile are a live draft tracker, and all of the news
and on-demand video featuring draft and team analysis. For more information,
visit your app store or NFL.com/Mobile. Data usage applies for app download
and use. Available on iOS, Android and Windows.
streaming of NFL Network is available via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL
Mobile, Watch NFL Network and NFL on Windows 10 apps), PC (NFL.com/watch),
Xbox One and Xbox 360 (NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL
app on Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV). Watch NFL
Network access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV
providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.
2017 FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER
Titans (from Los Angeles Rams)
New York Jets
Browns (from Philadelphia Eagles)
Eagles (from Minnesota Vikings)
Saints (from New England Patriots)
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