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2016 NFL Draft: Where to watch, TV coverage, schedule, streaming, picks, order

The offseason's biggest event kicks off today. Here's what you need to know.

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

We've been anxiously waiting for this day for months. Ever since the Ravens' season went down in flames, fans had this date circled on their calendars. With Baltimore having its highest pick in a decade, it's no wonder why we've been obsessing over mock drafts and scouting reports for such a long time. Tonight is the culmination of months worth of hype, and no matter who the Ravens take tonight, the team will leave the building with a substantial young player.

So with that in mind, here's what you need to know about this week's festivities.


  • Round 1: Thursday, April 28, 8pm ET
  • Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 29, 7pm ET
  • Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 30, 12pm ET

Where: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University - Chicago, Illinois

Television Coverage: NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2 will be offering comprehensive draft coverage of all three days.

Internet Streams: Live and WatchESPN

Total Picks: 224 regular picks (32 teams over 7 rounds) plus 32 compensatory picks minus four forfeited picks = 252 total selections

Selection Time Limits:

  • Day 1: Round 1 – 10 minutes
  • Day 2: Round 2 – 7 Minutes, Round 3 – 5 Minutes Per Pick
  • Day 3: Rounds 4-6 – 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick

    (Compensatory picks = 4 minutes)
NFL Draft Order (First Round):

1. Los Angeles Rams (from Tennessee Titans)
2. Philadelphia Eagles (from Cleveland Browns)
3. San Diego Chargers
4. Dallas Cowboys
5. Jacksonville Jaguars
6. Baltimore Ravens
7. San Francisco 49ers
8. Cleveland Browns (from Philadelphia Eagles through Miami Dolphins)
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10. New York Giants
11. Chicago Bears
12. New Orleans Saints
13. Miami Dolphins (from Philadelphia Eagles)
14. Oakland Raiders
15. Tennessee Titans (from Los Angeles Rams)
16. Detroit Lions
17. Atlanta Falcons
18. Indianapolis Colts
19. Buffalo Bills
20. New York Jets
21. Washington Redskins
22. Houston Texans
23. Minnesota Vikings
24. Cincinnati Bengals
25. Pittsburgh Steelers
26. Seattle Seahawks
27. Green Bay Packers
28. Kansas City Chiefs
29. New England Patriots (Forfeited)
29. Arizona Cardinals
30. Carolina Panthers
31. Denver Broncos

Ravens' Draft Picks

First round: No. 6 overall

Second round: No. 36 overall

Third round: No. 70 overall

Fourth round: Nos. 101, 127, 132* and 134*

Fifth round: None (swapped picks with Denver in Gradkowski trade)

Sixth round: Nos. 182 and 209*

Seventh round: None (traded to Miami for cornerback Will Davis)

* compensatory picks

Prospects attending the draft (Green Room)

CB Eli Apple, Ohio State
DE Joey Bosa, Ohio State
DT Vernon Butler, Louisiana Tech
WR Corey Coleman, Baylor
OT Jack Conklin, Michigan State
OT Taylor Decker, Ohio State
WR Josh Doctson, Texas Christian
DE Kevin Dodd, Clemson
RB Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
QB Jared Goff, California
CB Vernon Hargreaves, Florida
LB Myles Jack, UCLA
DT Chris Jones, Mississippi State
DE Shaq Lawson, Clemson
LB Darron Lee, Ohio State
S Keanu Neal, Florida
DT Robert Nkemdiche, Mississippi
LB Reggie Ragland, Alabama
CB Jalen Ramsey, Florida State
DT Jarran Reed, Alabama
DT A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama
OT Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame
WR Laquon Treadwell, Mississippi
OT Laremy Tunsil, Mississippi
QB Carson Wentz, North Dakota State