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NFL Draft 2022: Night 1 open thread

The Saints are set for the first night of the draft. Follow along with us here in our live thread!

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2021 NFL Draft Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The New Orleans Saints are set to begin a critical draft to begin the post-Sean Payton era in the Crescent City. They are slotted to pick at numbers 16 and 19 as of this moment and we will see if they stand pat, move ahead, or fall back with both picks. This, of course, all adds to the drama that is the NFL Draft. Hopefully the Saints start this draft with fantastic picks tonight.

Here is the information on how to watch tonight’s first round:


2022 NFL Draft

First Round - Thursday, April 28th

Start Time - 5:00pm PST / 7:00pm CST / 8:00pm EST

Odds: Courtesy of our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook



Host - Mike Greenberg

Analysts - Louis Riddick, Booger McFarland, and Mel Kiper Jr.(via remote)

Reports - Chris Mortensen

Interviews - Suzy Kolber

Online Streaming and Mobile -, ESPN App, and FUBO TV


NFL Network

Host - Rich Eisen

Analysts - Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, and David Shaw

Reports - Kurt Warner, Joel Klatt, and Ian Rapoport

Interviews - Melissa Stark

Online Streaming and Mobile - and NFL App



Set 1 Host - Rece Davis

Set 1 Analysts - Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, and Todd McShay

Set 2 Host - Sam Ponder and Jesse Palmer

Set 2 Analysts - Robert Griffin III and Pete Thamel

Online Streaming and Mobile - and ABC App


ESPN Radio

Host - Shae Peppler Cornette

Analysts - Mike Tannenbaum, Bart Scott, and Ian Fitzsimmons


Let’s enjoy the tension, anger, elation, agony, euphoria, shock, hilarity, and all other emotions that go along with the NFL Draft!