When is the NFL Draft in 2022? Date, TV channel, time, draft order, and location

When is the 2022 NFL Draft? Here is the date, time, TV channel, and more for this year's NFL Draft in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The NFL Draft is the realization of the dreams and goals of college football players all over the country. 262 prospects will hear their names called in the 2022 iteration of the event, and far more will earn an opportunity in training camp. Nevertheless, when is the 2022 NFL Draft, what time/TV channel is it on, and where will it be held?

When is the NFL Draft in 2022?

The first round of the 2022 NFL Draft begins Thursday, April 28. Rounds 2-3 will take place the following day, Friday, April 29. Lastly, the concluding rounds (4-7) will transpire on Saturday, April 30.

Where is the 2022 NFL Draft?

The 2022 NFL Draft is once again scheduled to be in Paradise, Nevada. Originally, the 2020 NFL Draft was originally scheduled to occur in Las Vegas. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual selection event pivoted to a virtual format with teams making their selections over video conferencing software.

In 2021, the draft called Cleveland, Ohio, home for its three-day festivities. But the 2022 NFL Draft returns to the promised land, giving the western fanbase some attention.

What time does the 2022 NFL Draft start? TV schedule for all three days

On Thursday, April 28, the 2022 NFL Draft will start at 8 PM ET when commissioner Roger Goodell officially informs the Jacksonville Jaguars that they will be on the clock. Day 2 will begin at 7 PM ET on Friday, while Day 3 will start at 12 PM ET on Saturday. Both ESPN and NFL Network will carry a simulcast of the event with their differing broadcast crews as well as the FuboTV streaming platform.

2022 NFL Draft pick order

With seven teams owning multiple first-round selections, there are bound to be exciting trades and decisions on Day 1. If your favorite team is one of the few who still own a Round 1 pick, when will they be on the clock? Here’s the current 2022 NFL Draft order.

Round 1 | Picks 1-16

1. Jacksonville Jaguars
2. Detroit Lions
3. Houston Texans
4. New York Jets
5. New York Giants
6. Carolina Panthers
7. New York Giants (from CHI)
8. Atlanta Falcons
9. Seattle Seahawks (from DEN)
10. New York Jets (from SEA)
11. Washington Commanders
12. Minnesota Vikings
13. Houston Texans (from CLV)
14. Baltimore Ravens
15. Philadelphia Eagles (from MIA)
16. Philadelphia Eagles (from IND)

Round 1 | Picks 17-32

17. Los Angeles Chargers
18. New Orleans Saints
19. Philadelphia Eagles
20. Pittsburgh Steelers
21. New England Patriots
22. Green Bay Packers (from LV)
23. Arizona Cardinals
24. Dallas Cowboys
25. Buffalo Bills
26. Tennessee Titans
27. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28. Green Bay Packers
29. Kansas City Chiefs (from MIA via SF)
30. Kansas City Chiefs
31. Cincinnati Bengals
32. Detroit Lions (from LAR)

James Fragoza is a Writer and News Editor at Pro Football Network. You can read his other work here and follow him on Twitter @JamesFragoza.


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