FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NFL TEAMS TO ANNOUNCE DAY 3 DRAFT PICKS FROM
UNIQUE LOCATIONS & RECOGNIZE KEY INDIVIDUALS
military bases to state landmarks and attractions to even outer space, NFL
teams will announce their Day 3 selections for Rounds 4 to 6 of the NFL Draft from
special locations of their choosing and recognize individuals who have made a
Saturday, April 29 at 12:00 PM ET, Day 3 pick announcements will feature
current NFL players and legends, military personnel, actors, singers, and other
special guests. New this year, Round 6 will be youth football-themed, and youth
football players from Pop Warner, NFL FLAG, and local teams will represent
various NFL clubs in their individual markets during pick selections.
Here is a sampling of special team announcements during Day 3 of the NFL Draft:
- Arizona Cardinals – Ten season ticket members will join
cheerleaders and Big Red, the team’s mascot, to announce picks from the GRAND CANYON.
- Chicago Bears – Bears running back JORDAN HOWARD and military personnel
will make selections from the team’s headquarters at HALAS HALL.
- Cleveland Browns – Former Browns player JOSH CRIBBS and season ticket members,
along with alumni, will announce picks from CEDAR POINT AMUSEMENT PARK.
- Denver Broncos – Military members and NFL legends will
make selections from PIÑON CANYON
- Houston Texans – Astronauts at the INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION AND SPACE
CENTER will announce picks for the first time from outer space.
- Indianapolis Colts – Colts defensive end KENDALL LANGFORD will make picks from
the INDIANAPOLIS ZOO, along with
- Jacksonville Jaguars – Picks will be announced from LONDON and JACKSONVILLE.
- Kansas City Chiefs – Service members will make picks from the
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE.
- New York Jets – Children of fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo
will announce Day 3 selections from EMT
- Philadelphia Eagles – Actor MORRIS
CHESTNUT and CNBC’s JIM CRAMER
will make picks from the NFL DRAFT
- Pittsburgh Steelers – Actor MILO VENTIMIGLIA, Actress
MANDY MOORE, current players, and members
of a local youth football team will announce selections from HEINZ FIELD.
- San Francisco 49ers – Country music singer JON PARDI will make picks from LEVI’S STADIUM.
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers – General JOSEPH VOTEL, Commander of the United States Central Command, will
announce selections from the team’s headquarters at ONE BUCANNEERS PLACE.
- Washington Redskins – Actor MICHAEL EALY will make picks with fans from FEDEX FIELD.
Special team announcements for Day 3 will be broadcast in
Philadelphia throughout the NFL Draft Experience presented by Dannon® Oikos®
Triple Zero, the league’s largest
free football festival taking place along Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Fans may also view Day 3 pick announcements on NFL Draft live
platforms – such as NFL.com, the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), NFL
Now, the NFL app on Xbox One and Windows 10, and Yahoo! Sports – as well as on
ESPN. NFL Network will also feature select picks live on NFL Network Draft
Fans can watch NFL Network digitally through Watch NFL Network on
tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (NFL.com/watch), with
participating television providers. Select teams will also live stream local
pick announcements on their websites and social media. Get full
audio coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft live with Westwood One, TuneIn, and
SiriusXM NFL Radio.