How To Watch 2021 NFL Draft: TV Channel, Order of Round 1 Picks, More

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The 2021 NFL Draft is finally here. Find out how to watch Round 1 on Thursday night, which order teams will draft in, and more below.

How to Watch the 2021 NFL Draft

You can watch all three days of the 2021 NFL Draft on ABC, ESPN and NFL Network. You can also stream draft coverage on the NFL or ESPN apps.

What time is the 2021 NFL Draft?

  • Day 1: Round 1 of the NFL Draft will begin on Thursday, April 29 at 8 p.m. ET
  • Day 2: Rounds 2 and 3 of the draft will begin on Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Day 3: Rounds 4-7 of the draft will begin on Saturday, May 1 at 12 p.m. ET
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Where is the 2021 NFL Draft?

The NFL Draft will be held in-person (as opposed to virtually like in 2020) in Cleveland, Ohio at the Browns’ FirstEnergy Stadium, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Great Lakes Science Center.

Who can attend the 2021 NFL Draft?

Media, networks, limited fans and a select group of prospects will attend the NFL Draft in-person. Some prospects will attend the draft virtually.

How many picks are in the 2021 NFL Draft?

There are 259 total picks distributed over seven rounds and three nights in the NFL Draft, which will begin on Thursday, April 29 at 8 p.m. ET.

Two teams — the New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings — have forfeited picks in this year’s draft due to league rule violations. The Patriots will lose their third-round pick for illegal filming of the Bengals’ sideline in 2019, while the Vikings will lose their seventh-round pick due to a salary cap violation.

Four teams — the Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefsdo not have a first-round pick in this year’s draft.

The Philadelphia Eagles have the most picks in this year’s draft with 11 total selections, while the Seattle Seahawks have the fewest picks in this year’s draft with just three total selections.

What is the first-round draft order?

Teams will draft in the following order in Round 1:

  1. Jacksonville Jaguars
  2. New York Jets
  3. San Francisco 49ers (from Dolphins via Texans)
  4. Atlanta Falcons
  5. Cincinnati Bengals
  6. Miami Dolphins (from Eagles)
  7. Detroit Lions
  8. Carolina Panthers
  9. Denver Broncos
  10. Dallas Cowboys
  11. New York Giants
  12. Philadelphia Eagles (from Dolphins via 49ers)
  13. Los Angeles Chargers
  14. Minnesota Vikings
  15. New England Patriots
  16. Arizona Cardinals
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  1. Las Vegas Raiders
  2. Miami Dolphins
  3. Washington Football Team
  4. Chicago Bears
  5. Indianapolis Colts
  6. Tennessee Titans
  7. New York Jets (from the Seahawks)
  8. Pittsburgh Steelers
  9. Jacksonville Jaguars (from the Rams)
  10. Cleveland Browns
  11. Baltimore Ravens
  12. New Orleans Saints
  13. Green Bay Packers
  14. Buffalo Bills
  15. Baltimore Ravens (from the Chiefs)
  16. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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