Ways to Watch the 2022 NFL Draft

Draft to be Presented Across ABC, ESPN, NFL Network and ESPN Deportes April 28-30


NFL Draft Schedule (April 28-30):

  • Thurs, April 28 (8-11:30 p.m. ET): NFL Draft, Rd 1 – ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio
  • Fri, April 29 (7-11:30 p.m.): NFL Draft, Rds 2 and 3 – ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio
  • Sat, April 30 (12-7 p.m.): NFL Draft, Rds 4–7 – ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio

On ESPN, NFL senior Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. and analyst Louis Riddick, a 1991 NFL Draft selectee, will be on through the duration of the Draft, with fellow analyst Booger McFarland, a first round pick in the 1999 NFL Draft, joining for the first two nights. Mike Greenberg will host ESPN's coverage for the first two nights, his second consecutive year in the role. Senior NFL insider Chris Mortensen will report on the news while Adam Schefter will miss this year's NFL Draft to attend his son's college graduation.

On ABC, NFL Draft senior analyst Todd McShay and analysts Kirk Herbstreit and Desmond Howard, the fourth overall pick in the 1992 NFL Draft, will be on the set for Thursday and Friday. For the fourth consecutive year, Rece Davis will host on the primary ABC set, with Sam Ponder and Jesse Palmer, a 2001 NFL Draft selection, anchoring from the Beer Park set.  Robert Griffin III, current ESPN analyst and the second overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft, will also join Ponder and Palmer. Pete Thamel will be reporting on news throughout the telecast, his first since joining ESPN in early 2022.

For the NFL Draft's final day, with ESPN's presentation available on ABC, Davis will host with Kiper, McShay and Riddick serving as the analysts with the presentation shifts to South Las Vegas Boulevard.

NFL Network:
For the 16th year, NFL Network provides live on-location coverage of the NFL Draft. NFL Network's coverage of the 2022 NFL Draft from Las Vegas kicks off Thursday, April 28 at 8 p.m. with first round coverage provided by 2022 Sports Emmy nominee and the longest-tenured current Draft host Rich Eisen, draft expert Daniel Jeremiah, analyst and CBS's No. 2 NFL team analyst Charles Davis and Stanford head coach David Shaw, along with Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner, FOX Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt, and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Additionally, Melissa Stark – the new sideline reporter for NBC's Sunday Night Football – interviews the draftees on-stage following their selection.

NFL Network's live coverage of the 2022 NFL Draft continues with Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m., with NFL Network's Peter Schrager and Chris Rose joining Eisen, Jeremiah, Davis, Klatt, Rapoport and Stark.

Live coverage of the 2022 NFL Draft concludes with Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, April 30 at noon with Eisen, Jeremiah, Davis, Schrager, Rapoport and correspondent Rachel Bonnetta.


The 2022 NFL Draft will also be streamed live via a number of NFL and ESPN digital properties across devices (Phone, PC, tablet and connected TVs). NFL Network or ESPN authentication may be required.

NFL Digital Platforms

  • NFL App
  • NFL.com

ESPN Digital Platforms

  • ESPN App
  • ESPN.com

ESPN Deportes:
On ESPN Deportes, Monday Night Football voices Eduardo Varela and Pablo Viruega will deliver exclusive Spanish-language coverage from ESPN's headquarters in Bristol, Conn, alongside NFL experts Sebastián Martinez, Christensen and Miguel Pasquel. Reporter Rebeca Landa and Carlos Nava will provide reports from Las Vegas.

Radio coverage of the 2022 NFL Draft will be provided by SiriusXM, Westwood One, and ESPN Radio. On ESPN Radio, Shae Peppler Cornette will host all three days alongside Mike Tannenbaum, with Ian Fitzsimmons reporting. For the first two nights, Bart Scott will join them, with NFL Draft analyst Jordan Reid adding his insights on Saturday.

Jets Draft Weekend Coverage:

Jets Overtime: Draft Special presented by Dunkin'
Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 minutes following the Jets' final selection each day
LIVE on nyjets.com, the Official Jets App, Facebook and YouTube

Jets Personnel Press Conferences
Thursday, Friday & Saturday | At the end of each day's draft activities
LIVE on nyjets.com, the Official Jets App, Facebook and YouTube

You can stay up to date on all Jets draft coverage by visiting NYJets.com/draft.

SNY Draft Programming:

Jets Nation Draft Day Special presented by Verizon
Thursday, April 28 | 7-8 p.m.
Steve Gelbs, Willie Colon and Leger Douzable will preview the NFL Draft and discuss who the Jets should select with their first-round picks. Bart Scott joins the show live from Las Vegas and Jeané Coakley goes 1-on-1 with Jets GM Joe Douglas.

Friday, April 29 | 12-12:30 a.m.
Steve Gelbs, Willie Colon and Leger Douzable recap the first round of the NFL Draft and Jeané Coakley goes 1-on-1 with the Jets newest draft pick in Las Vegas.

Sunday May 1 | 6-7 p.m.
Steve Gelbs, Bart Scott, Willie Colon and Leger Douzable evaluate the Jets Draft. Bleacher Report's Connor Rogers joins to break down each draft pick and Jeané Coakley has exclusive interviews with Jets front office members and the newest draft picks

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