clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

NFL Draft 2016: Rounds 2-3 Start Time, TV Schedule, Online Streaming and More

Here is your one-stop shop to find when and where to watch the 2016 NFL Draft.

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The 2016 NFL Draft continues tonight from the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, Illinois.  The New Orleans Saints are currently slated to pick 47th in the 2nd round and 78th in the 3rd round, but of course that could change depending on any trades.

As usual, ESPN2 and NFL Network will air the draft simultaneously.  Below are listed all of the on-air personalities that will appear for their respective networks.  Depending on who we like or dislike, you can choose which network you would prefer to watch the draft on.


2016 NFL Draft

Second and Third Rounds - Friday, April 29th

Start Time - 4pm PST / 6pm CST / 7pm EST


ESPN (First Hour) then ESPN2 (for subsequent hours)

Host - Trey Wingo

Analysts - Mel Kiper Jr., Louis Riddick, Adam Schefter, and Todd McShay

Reports and Interviews - Suzy Kolber

Online Streaming and Mobile - and WatchESPN App


NFL Network

Host - Rich Eisen

Analysts - Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, and Urban Meyer

Reports and Interviews - Melissa Stark

Online Streaming and Mobile - and NFL Mobile App


ESPN Radio

Host - Dari Nowkhah

Analysts - Bill Polian and John Clayton


Enjoy the Draft, Who Dat Nation!  Hopefully, the players selected in this draft will turn out to be key players for the Saints in the coming season!


Saints 2016 NFL Draft Picks

Round Pick Overall Player
1 12 12 Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville
2 16 47
3 15 78
4 14 112
5 13 152
7 16 237

Saints Team Needs

  • Defensive End
  • Defensive Tackle
  • Linebacker
  • Guard
  • Wide Receiver
  • Cornerback

Saints Draft Resources

NFL Draft Schedule

Friday, April 29 - 6 p.m. CT (Round 2 - 7 Minutes, Round 3 - 5 Minutes Per Pick)

Saturday, April 30 - 11 a.m. CT (Rounds 4-6 - 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick)

NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2 will televise the draft.

Live Draft Tracker