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2019 NFL Draft: Draft Primer + Open Thread

What to watch for as the draft opens tonight in Nashville

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The 2019 NFL Draft starts tonight! Here are the details, ins and outs, and other various things to look for. This weekend, 256 players will realize their dreams of being drafted into the National Football League. Please use this as an open thread for tonight’s festivities.


Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Saturday, April 27, 2019


Nashville, Tennessee. Home of the Tennessee Titans

How to watch

ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network. New to this year’s draft, ABC will have the hosts from College GameDay in addition to the usual crew from both ESPN and NFL Network.

Draft Format

First Round: 10 minutes per selection

Second Round: Seven minutes per selection

Third through Six Rounds: Five minutes per selection

Seventh Round: Four minutes per selection

Draft Order

(as of press time, subject to change)

1. Arizona Cardinals

2. San Francisco 49ers

3. New York Jets

4. Oakland Raiders

5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

6. New York Giants

7. Jacksonville Jaguars

8. Detroit Lions

9. Buffalo Bills

10. Denver Broncos

11. Cincinnati Bengals

12. Green Bay Packers

13. Miami Dolphins

14. Atlanta Falcons

15. Washington Redskins

16. Carolina Panthers

17. New York Giants

18. Minnesota Vikings

19. Tennessee Titans

20. Pittsburgh Steelers

21. Seattle Seahawks

22. Baltimore Ravens

23. Houston Texans

24. Oakland Raiders

25. Philadelphia Eagles

26. Indianapolis Colts

27. Oakland Raiders

28. LA Chargers

29. Seattle Seahawks

30. Green Bay Packers

31. LA Rams

32. New England Patriots

Big Boards

Top 300


Running Back

Wide Receiver

Offensive Line

Defensive Line


Defensive Backs

Other Information

If you live in the Nashville metro area, Mike Herndon of Music City Miracles (the Tennessee Titans SB Nation affiliate) has a handy visitor’s guide.