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How to watch the 2018 NFL Draft: TV schedule, online stream, draft order and more

Here’s when the 2018 NFL Draft stats and where to watch your favorite team either screw themselves over for years to come or land franchise-changing players that will lead to Super Bowls.

The day has finally arrived. All of the same discussions day after day, week after week, have all now come to an end. After today, we’ll get to actually evaluate real Denver Broncos rookies for 2018.

The 2018 NFL Draft begins tonight at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Here are the nuts and bolts of the next three days of draft mania.

When is the 2018 NFL Draft?

Day 1: Round 1

When: Thursday April 26th at 6 p.m. Mountain

Time per pick: 10 minutes

TV channels: ESPN, FOX, & NFL Network

Streaming:, Fox Sports Go, WatchESPN, ESPN App

Day 2: Rounds 2 & 3

When: Friday April 27th at 5 p.m. Mountain

Time per pick: 7 minutes for round 2; 5 minutes for round 3

TV channels: ESPN 2, FOX, & NFL Network

Streaming:, Fox Sports Go, WatchESPN, ESPN App

Day 3: Rounds 4 through 7

When: Saturday April 28th at 10 a.m. Mountain

Time per pick: 5 minutes for rounds 4-6; 4 minutes for round 7

TV channels: ESPN, ABC, & NFL Network

Streaming:, Fox Sports Go, WatchESPN, ESPN App

What time do the Broncos pick in Round 1?

For the Denver Broncos, you should expect a pick, or (gasp!) a trade back, at around 6:30-6:40 p.m. Mile High time if the first four picks average around 7-8 minutes per pick. You’ll want to tune in then at the very latest to see what John Elway and the Broncos do with that fifth overall pick of the draft.

Broncos Draft Order

Draft round Overall number How acquired
Draft round Overall number How acquired
1st 5 Own pick
2nd 40 Own pick
3rd 71 Own pick
3rd 99 Compensatory
4th 106 Own pick
4th 113 via Washington Redskins
5th 149 via Washington Redskins
5th 160 via Los Angeles Rams

2018 NFL Draft order - Round 1

Here is the full NFL Draft order for the first round, which will likely change many times by the end of tonight.

1. Cleveland Browns

2. New York Giants

3. New York Jets from Indianapolis Colts

4. Cleveland Browns from Houston Texans

5. Denver Broncos

6. Indianapolis Colts from New York Jets

7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

8. Chicago Bears

9. San Francisco 49ers

10. Oakland Raiders

11. Miami Dolphins

12. Buffalo Bills from Cincinnati Bengals

13. Washington Redskins

14. Green Bay Packers

15. Arizona Cardinals

16. Baltimore Ravens

17. Los Angeles Chargers

18. Seattle Seahawks

19. Dallas Cowboys

20. Detroit Lions

21. Cincinnati Bengals from Buffalo Bills

22. Buffalo Bills from Kansas City Chiefs

23. New England Patriots from Los Angeles Rams

24. Carolina Panthers

25. Tennessee Titans

26. Atlanta Falcons

27. New Orleans Saints

28. Pittsburgh Steelers

29. Jacksonville Jaguars

30. Minnesota Vikings

31. New England Patriots

32. Philadelphia Eagles