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2015 NFL Draft schedule: Dates, times, Draft order, TV schedule, more

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Here are the dates, times and TV coverage for all three days of the 2015 NFL Draft. You have your choice of watching on ESPN or the NFL Network.

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We know you can't wait for the talking about, mocking and predicting of what might happen in the 2015 NFL Draft to be finished and for the actual selecting to begin. The draft, being held in Chicago, Ill., begins at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday and will run through Saturday.

As usual, you will have your choice of watching the proceedings on ESPN or on NFL Network. ESPN will feature Chris Berman, Mel Kiper, Todd McShay,Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter and others. NFL Network will feature Mike Mayock and Rich Eisen, among others.

Round 1 -- Thursday, April 30

Time: 8 p.m. ET

Both ESPN and NFL Network will, of course, carry the pick-by-pick first-round selections live. Once they are on the clock teams will get 10 minutes to make their selection. Both networks will carry plenty of preview coverage throughout the day leading up to the beginning of the first round.


2:30-3:30 p.m. -- NFL Insiders
3:30-4:30 -- NFL Live
7-8 p.m. -- SportsCenter special: Draft Coutdown

NFL Network

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. -- Path to the Draft
1-6 p.m. -- NFL Draft Kickoff
6-7:30 p.m. -- NFL Gold Carpet
7:30-8 p.m. -- NFL Draft Kickoff

Rounds 2 & 3 -- Friday, May 1

Time: 7 p.m.

Day 2 of the draft includes the second and third rounds. Teams will get seven minutes from the time of the previous pick to make their second-round selections. They will get five minutes to make third-round selections. Below, the preview shows on both ESPN and NFLN.


2:30-3:30 p.m. -- NFL Insiders
3:30-4:30 p.m. -- NFL Live

NFL Network

10 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Path t the Draft
1-7 p.m. -- NFL Draft Kickoff

Rounds 4-7 -- Saturday, May 2

Time: Noon

The final day of the three-day draft extravaganza. Teams will be allotted five minutes between picks in rounds 4 through 6, and only four minutes between picks in the seventh round. ESPN will show only the draft itself on Saturday, while NFL Network will run its 'Path to the Draft' show from 9 a.m. until noon.

NFL Draft Order (First Round)

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

Players attending the draft

Arik Armstead, DL, Oregon [Prospect profile]
Vic Beasley, DE/LB, Clemson 
Landon Collins, S, Alabama [Prospect profile]
Bud Dupree, LB, Kentucky [Prospect profile]
Cameron Erving, OL, Florida State [Prospect profile]
Dante Fowler, DE/LB, Florida [Prospect profile]
Melvin Gordon, RB Wisconsin 
Randy Gregory, DE/LB, Nebraska [Prospect profile]
Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia 
D.J. Humphries, OL, Florida 
Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest [Prospect profile]
Byron Jones, CB, Connecticut
Benardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State [Prospect profile]
Cedric Ogbuehi, OT, Texas A&M [Prospect profile]
DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville  [Prospect profile]
Andrus Peat, OL, Stanford [Prospect profile]
Breshad Perriman, WR, Central Florida [Prospect profile]
Shane Ray, DL, Missouri [Prospect profile]
Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa [Prospect profile]
Danny Shelton, DL, Washington [Prospect profile]
Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State [Prospect profile]
Donovan Smith, OT, Penn State [Prospect profile]
Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State [Prospect profile]
Laken Tomlinson, OL, Duke [Prospect profile]
Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State [Prospect profile]
Kevin White, WR, West Virginia [Prospect profile]
Leonard Williams, DL, USC [Prospect profile]