2018 NFL Draft will start on April 26th and will continue till April 28th, 2018. The event will take place in Arlington, Texas, US. Since last two years, it is seen that NFL Draft has gone beyond television channels and is available to all viewers with the help of online streaming through a various network. People with cable network will have access to watch the event live on NFL Network and ESPN, the official partners of NFL Draft.
Viewers who do not have the cable connection will not be devoid of watching NFL Draft online by streaming to various other channels. The best two options for viewing the sports live without cable is Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. With the help of these two services, one can watch the event live on ESPN and NFL Network.
Each Round can be streamed online with the help of the online channels. Fans who cannot watch the match on cable they will be able to watch them on their device by just streaming the channels of ESPN, FOX, ABC, and NFL. This is possible by downloading their app and by taking the subscription to the streaming channels which allows coverage in more than 60 channels with very less price per month.
NFL Draft 2018 on 26th April will be aired by the official broadcasters from 8 pm ET onwards. This would be Round 1. This year there will two live broadcasters for the game and they are ABC and FOX and there will four cable outlets for telecasting the games. These four cables and two broadcasters will broadcast all the seven rounds of the game. The four cable outlets are ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportees and NFL Network itself.
- 1 NFL Draft 2018 Live Stream
- 2 NFL Draft Schedule 2018
- 3 Teams to take part in the event
- 4 Watch NFL Draft Online Social Media
- 5 Seven Round NFL Draft Order 2018
NFL Draft 2018 Live Stream
ESPN and NFL network will live stream all three rounds of NFL draft 2018. The live telecast of the event will be available on Fox in United States. Round one starts at 8 PM ET followed by Round two at 7 PM et and Round three at noon. We will be updating full results right after the draft on 28th April 2018.
NFL Draft 2018 is the 83rd annual meeting of the National Football League will select the most qualified players. This football meet will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas from 26th-28th April 2018. This the first draft match which will take place at none other than NFL Stadium in Texas.
After March 14, 2018the registration remains open for standby tickets. And at the end of the March, the fans who have randomly selected their seats will receive an email from the host (Cowboys) which will confirm the tickets of the days (any day among the three days) as to when they will be able to watch the match live in AT&T Stadium.
NFL Draft 2018 will be an interesting event because many new inclusions will be in the tournament in terms of players from the college and in terms of the new team. New York Giants and Cleveland Browns will be the new additions to this event in 2018 April. There are few details for the viewers to plan their schedule from 26th – 28th April 2018.
To stream, the games live one needs to also sign into DAZ in Canada and enjoy the NFL Draft 2018 live. With the help of Sling TV, FuboTV, PlayStation Vue, TuneIn Radio App and with Roku Tv and Antenna one can stream all seven rounds of the game in Round 1, 2 and 3 in all the ESPN Channels, Fox and NFL Network even.
Let’s check out best streaming channels to watch 2018 NFL Draft online from the United States or any Countries. Let’s start with Sling Tv coverage.
United States users can watch Day 1 of NFL draft online in high quality through the official portal of CBS Sports HQ which is a part of CBS Sports. Let’s check out the streaming schedule for 25th April 2018 with timings below.
- NFL draft analysis and highlights from 7 to 8 PM ET.
- Live stream coverage of Round 1 starts at 8 Pm and ends at 11 PM ET.
- final highlights from 12 to 1 AM ET.
A monthly subscription of USD 20 one can take the connection of Sling TV and watch the event only by streaming online in all types of devices available to the viewers. It can be desktop, laptop, Mobiles, any Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation and any other similar kind of devices. There is a 7-day free trial run period for Sling TV. So, if any viewer wishes to take Sling TV for NFL Draft, they can use the network in this 7-day trial run period and enjoy each part of the event.
Supported devices for Sling TV
Sling supports the wide number of devices plus a lot of channels. Let’s check out the devices which support Sling TV.
Amazon Fire TV
Fire TV Stick
Sling comes with “Sling Blue” and “Sling Orange”. Both have different streaming channels and Sling blue have more channels compared to Orange.
PlayStation Vue also allows watching matches live by streaming ESPN and NFL network. Before one pays the subscription for PlayStation Vue, one can test their service during the 7-day trial run and enjoy each match.
The subscription of PlayStation Vue is little more than other online streaming options and this is around $40. Before going for this service one should check if all cities in the US allows the online streaming of the matches in PlayStation Vue. Some cities have the restriction.
TuneIn Radio App
Suppose one is in the car and just wishes to catch audio of the match then they can tune in to TuneinRadio App. This app provides the live coverage of the match with the help of NFL Draft Audio system and even the breaking news of the match. It helps anyone to tune into the radio app wherever they are being it in the car or the house and continue to get the live detail of the match and enjoy the moment.
It may be desktop or mobile, TuneIn Radio is designed in such a way that it can assist all devices for proper listening of the matches with live updates and breaking news of every match related to NFL Draft 2018. The listener or the fans of NFL will not be devoid of the match updates if he or she is tuned to TuneIn Radio app. TuneIn has apps for many smart TVs and Roku boxes. One can browse tunein.com to search the right app for the device one is using for viewing the match.
Roku TV is a very high-end streaming device which will help the viewers to watch the matches of the event live in both NFL Network and ESPN.
In Roku TV devices the sports fans more, options for ESPN programs. The subscriber of ESPN+ can watch all matches of NFL draft in Roku Devices. The Roku app does not ask for any kind of authorization or authentication during installation. One who has no cable connection can watch the match live by just streaming the channels in Roku devices or through Roku app. Roku app can be downloaded to any devices available with the viewer. It allows a seamless high-quality view of all NFL Draft matches.
One can buy TV Antenna from any local store or online and then fix it to the devices available to the viewer. If the Transmission centre is near then, one can watch the matches seamlessly with very high definition and high speed.
Before fixing the antenna on the roof or attic one has to be sure about the position of the transmission tower for receiving the seamless view of each match. Watching matches with the help of just an antenna helps the viewer watch the match in high definition.
Directv NOW gives you 60 plus channels to watch any events online. the subscription starts from $35. ESPN and ESPN2 will be available on Directv and you can watch all three days of NFL draft through subscribing $35 plan. It also allows you to take the trial of one week which is enough to watch the event free without cable.
DirectTV Now is the Online streaming option of AT&T and this gives the most high-quality view with seamless transmission. This is available in almost all the cities of US and very secured in terms of authentication. Among all other online streaming option this is the best option one can try for.
NFL is having official Facebook and Twitter pages to follow. You can find live updates on NFL draft on their social media profiles. We have no confirmation regarding the streaming of NFL draft on Facebook and Twitter. Reddit will have free links to watch the show.
Round 1 coverage
Now one must know which five channels will be airing the Round 1 games on 26th April 2018 from 8 pm. They are none other than Fox, NFL Network, ESPN 2, ESPN, ESPN Deportees. Troy Aikman from FOX, Rich Eisen from NFL Network and Mike Mayock will be at the analyst desk.
Round 2 and 3 broadcast channels
In Round 2 and 3 on April 27th, the games will be aired in four networks like Fox, ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network itself. For a change and for the first time ABC will also telecast the game simultaneously on April 28th and this would be Round 4 to Round 7. Now all NFL Draft fans in any part of the country can stream the game in these round by just streaming through Fox Sports app, ESPN App and NFL app in their devices even they do not have the cable connection.
NFL Draft Schedule 2018
Let’s check out time, date, venue and updates of NFL Draft 2018 below.
|NFL Draft 2018|
|Dates||26th to 28th April 2018|
|Start Time||8 PM ET|
|Telecast||ESPN, ESPN2, Fox/NFL Network|
|Live Stream||Watch Here|
The event will start on April 26th, Thursday and will end on Saturday 28th April 2018. The first round of the match will take place on Thursday night and the second and third round of the match will be on Friday night keeping all booked for the weekends with thrill and enthusiasm and five final rounds will take place on Saturday 28th of April.
26th April 2018 – The TV coverage will start from 8 pm ET.
27th April 2018 – The TV coverage will start from 7 pm ET.
28th April 2018 – The coverage again starts in the afternoon.
Teams to take part in the event
There are 32 teams which will take part NFL Draft 2018.
- Cleveland Browns
- New York Giants
- Indianapolis Colts
- Cleveland Browns ( via Texans)
- Denver Broncos
- New York Jets
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Chicago Bears
- San Francisco 49ers
- Oakland Riders
- Miami Dolphins
- Cincinnati Bengals
- Washington Redskins
- Green Bay Packers
- Arizona Cardinals
- Baltimore Ravens
- Los Angeles Chargers
- Seattle Seahawks
- Dallas Cowboys
- Detroit Lions
- Buffalo Hills
- Buffalo Hills via Chiefs
- Los Angeles Rams
- Carolina Panthers
- Tennessee Titans
- Atlanta Falcons
- New Orleans Saints
- Pittsburg Steelers
- Jacksonville Jaguars
- Minnesota Vikings
- New England Patriots
- Philadelphia Eagles
Watch NFL Draft Online Social Media
These days, many sports events are streamed through Social media. Let’s check out the how you can watch NFL draft live online on Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo.
For more updates and live coverage of matches, one can stream the NFL Draft Facebook page. The streaming in Facebook will be uninterrupted with the very high-speed internet. All latest updates and breaking news will also be up on the same page for better record and news.
For more detailed news and coverage on NFL Draft, one must follow the Draft Maverick on Twitter.
Youtube is one of the easiest ways to watch NFL draft online free. There is no official confirmation regarding the NFL draft streaming on Youtube. Just follow the NFL channel for live updates.
Yahoo is undergoing a partnership with NFL, and thus with the help of Yahoo, one can live stream the NFL Draft matches online. With the help of Yahoo, one will not be able to stream the games in ESPN.
One can catch the draft live in television network which is the official partner with NFL. One can watch seven rounds of the match in NFL Network and ESPN and Fox Sports.
In recent days it is announced that Fox TV went on a five-year contract with NFL to telecast the Draft matches live beside ESPN and NFL Network.
Seven Round NFL Draft Order 2018
Check out full round by round order picks for NFL Draft 2018 below.
Round 1 Picks
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. 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
Tickets for NFL Draft
Free Lottery Tickets for the event will be available for all who are the Fan of the NFL Draft. The Free Lottery Tickets will be available from February 20th until March 14th, 2018. The interested viewers must register themselves in NFL.com or FanMobilePass. With the help of such registration, the viewers and the Fans and the guests both will be able to avail free tickets for watching the match inside the AT&T stadium.