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2021 NFL Draft: Dates, schedule, start times, TV channel, streaming options for all three days

We are just a few short hours away from the start of the 2021 NFL Draft — yep, you read that right! Before long, top prospects like Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields will officially have NFL homes, crossing the stage in downtown Cleveland and kicking off their pro careers, so get excited! The 86th annual showcase figures to be chock-full of drama, with a handful of teams still after quarterbacks and plenty of others looking to inject instant help into their 2021 rosters. But how, exactly, can you tune in for this year’s draft?

We’re glad you asked. Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about catching the draft on each of its three days:

How to watch the 2021 NFL Draft

Thursday, April 29

Rounds: 1
Start time: 8 p.m. ET
TV: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network
Stream: fuboTV (try for free), NFL app, ESPN app

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Friday, April 30

Rounds: 2-3
Start time: 7 p.m. ET
TV: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network
Stream: fuboTV (try for free), NFL app, ESPN app

Saturday, May 1

Rounds: 4-7
Start time: Noon ET
TV: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network
Stream: fuboTV (try for free), NFL app, ESPN app

Note: NFL Network will also begin broadcasting its NFL Draft Red Carpet on Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m. ET, with attending prospects and select invited guests mingling on the plaza of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

“We are thrilled to be heading to Cleveland for the NFL Draft, which has become one of the most highly anticipated events in sports,” NFL executive Peter O’Reilly said in a statement. “Just months after executing a safe and successful Super Bowl LV, we look forward to bringing the excitement of our draft traditions to fans in collaboration with the Browns, Destination Cleveland, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, the City of Cleveland, and all of our local Cleveland partners.”




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