2023 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers have First Pick, How to Watch Live Online and on TV

ParallelDesk 12:54:34 PM, 27 April 2023

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The 2023 National Football League (NFL) Draft is set to take place from April 27 to April 29 outside Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This year, the event will feature 259 picks, with hundreds of prospects hoping to hear their names called. Round one of the draft will get underway on April 27 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), followed by rounds 2 to 4 the next day, starting at 7 p.m. ET. Finally, Day 3 will cover rounds 5 to 7 on April 29 at noon ET. The draft will witness the Carolina Panthers owning the top selection after trading up with the Chicago Bears. Meanwhile, the Houston Texans will pick the last player of the entire draft at number 259, which is also called “Mr. Irrelevant.” Football enthusiasts will flock to the draft site to welcome their team's newly drafted players. Those who are not in attendance can watch the event live through various platforms, including the NFL Network, ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, NFL+, and related platforms. ABC will broadcast the draft through its local affiliate channels across the United States; you can check the channel nearest to you. Several streaming devices such as Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku, and Apple TV offer ABC's live streaming option. Other streaming platforms, including Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, FuboTV, DirecTV Stream, and YouTube TV, will also provide access to the draft. NFL Network’s coverage is available through the NFL app, the NFL Network app, or that you can access on smartphones and mobile devices. You can also watch NFL+ through its Draft Room with Rhett Lewis, Cynthia Frelund, Mike Garafolo, and Kyle Brandt. The broadcasting panel of the 2023 NFL Draft will feature Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, Joel Klatt, Ian Rapoport, and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner. Melissa Stark, a Sports Emmy nominee, will interview the draftees after their selection, while Good Morning Football host Peter Schrager will join the coverage starting from round two. Lance Zierlein, Bucky Brooks, and Mike Yam will cover the draft on the NFL Channel, the league’s ad-supported streaming service, which fans can access through platforms like The Roku Channel, XumoPlay, Pluto TV, Vizio Watch Free, Tubi, and Peacock.

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