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NFL Draft 2023: 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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The New Orleans Saints are set to begin another important draft weekend tonight. They are slotted to pick at number 29 as of this moment and we will see if they stand pat, move ahead, or fall back with their first-round pick. This, of course, all adds to the drama that is the NFL Draft. Hopefully the Saints start this draft with a fantastic pick tonight.

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


2023 NFL Draft

First Round - Thursday, April 27th

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



Host - Mike Greenberg

Analysts - Louis Riddick, Booger McFarland, and Mel Kiper, Jr.

Reports - Adam Schefter and 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

Set 2 Analysts - Robert Griffin III and Pete Thamel

Online Streaming and Mobile - and ABC App


ESPN Radio

Host - Chris Carlin

Analysts - Mike Tannenbaum, Chris Canty, 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! You can check out all of the odds for the draft courtesy of our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook.