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NFL Draft 2017: First Round Start Time, TV Schedule, Online Streaming, and More

Here is your one-stop shop to find when and where to watch the 2017 NFL Draft.

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The 2017 NFL Draft begins tonight from the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The New Orleans Saints are currently slated to pick at 11 and 32, but of course that could change depending on any trades.

As usual, ESPN 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 you like or dislike, you can choose which network you would prefer to watch the draft on. Another factor in the decision may be the fact that NFL Network has the right to perform the first interview with the new draftees, while ESPN will perform their interviews second.


2017 NFL Draft

First Round - Thursday, April 27th

Start Time - 5pm PST / 7pm CST / 8pm EST



Host - Trey Wingo

Analysts - Mel Kiper Jr., Jon Gruden, and Louis Riddick

Reports and Interviews - Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter, and Suzy Kolber

Online Streaming and Mobile - and WatchESPN App


NFL Network

Host - Rich Eisen

Analysts - Mike Mayock, Daniel Jeremiah, and David Shaw

Reports and Interviews - Deion Sanders

Online Streaming and Mobile - and NFL Mobile App


ESPN Radio

Host - Dari Nowkhah

Analysts - Bill Polian, John Clayton, and Chris Canty


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.