NFL News: NFL Media Provides Extensive On-Location Coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City

More Than 75 Original Hours of Draft Week Coverage on NFL Network Beginning Sunday, April 23

NFL Network Live Coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft From Kansas City –

First Round – Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 PM ET

Rounds 2-3 – Friday, April 28 at 7:00 PM ET

Rounds 4-7 – Saturday, April 29 at 12 Noon ET

First Round Coverage on NFL+ Thursday, April 27 Starting at 7:30 PM ET

Additional Live Coverage of the Entire 2023 NFL Draft on the NFL Channel

Round-the-Clock Coverage and Live Streaming Video on NFL Network, NFL+, the NFL App, & NFL Channel

NFL Media – comprising of NFL Network, NFL Films,, NFL+, the NFL App, NFL RedZone and free-ad supported television streaming service NFL Channel – has the 2023 NFL Draft from Kansas City covered with more than 75 original hours of Draft Week coverage beginning Sunday, April 23.

The 2023 NFL Draft presented by Verizon kicks off with the first round Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 PM ET, followed by Rounds 2-3 Friday, April 28 at 7:00 PM ET and Rounds 4-7 Saturday, April 29 at 12 Noon ET from Kansas City with coverage on NFL Network, NFL+ and the NFL Channel.

NFL Network, NFL+ & NFL Channel 2023 NFL Draft Coverage

For the 17th year, NFL Network provides live on-location coverage of the NFL Draft. NFL Network’s coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft from Kansas City kicks off Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 PM ET with first round coverage provided by 2023 Sports Emmy nominee and the longest-tenured current Draft host Rich Eisen, draft expert Daniel Jeremiah, CBS’s No. 2 NFL team analyst Charles Davis and FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt, along with Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Additionally, 2023 Sports Emmy nominee Melissa Stark interviews the draftees on-stage following their selection.

NFL Network’s live coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft continues with Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 28 at 7:00 PM ET, with Peter Schrager joining Eisen, Jeremiah, Davis, Klatt, Rapoport and Stark.

Live coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft concludes with Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, April 29 at 12 Noon ET with Eisen, Jeremiah, Davis, Schrager and Rapoport.

Provided below is NFL Network’s complete broadcast team in Kansas City:

Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 PM ET (Round 1)

Fountain Set: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis & Joel Klatt

Theater Set: Kurt Warner & Ian Rapoport

Stage: Melissa Stark

Friday, April 28 at 7:00 PM ET (Rounds 2-3)

Fountain Set: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis & Joel Klatt

Theater Set: Peter Schrager & Ian Rapoport

Stage: Melissa Stark

Saturday, April 29 at 12 Noon ET (Rounds 4-7)

Fountain Set: Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis & Peter Schrager

Theater Set: Ian Rapoport

Live NFL Network coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft is available across multiple devices (smartphone, PC, tablet and connected TVs) through the NFL app or and the NFL Network App on smartphones and tablets for subscribers of participating NFL Network providers.

NFL+ provides live coverage of the first round on Thursday, April 27 beginning at 7:30 PM ET with NFL+ Draft Room. Host Rhett Lewis is joined by analyst Marc Ross and analytics expert Cynthia Frelund, along with NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo and host of Good Morning Football Kyle Brandt, providing in-depth analysis and insight on every pick of the first round.

Additional live coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City is available on the NFL Channel – the NFL’s free ad-supported streaming offering – with NFL Draft Center. Host Mike Yam anchors the coverage, joined by analyst Lance Zierlein for all three days of the NFL Draft, as well as analyst Bucky Brooks for the first round and analytics expert Cynthia Frelund for Rounds 2-7. All seven rounds will air on the NFL Channel (now available on The Roku Channel and Xumo Play in addition to the NFL App on Mobile and CTV,, Pluto TV, Vizio WatchFree, Tubi, Peacock and LG), with the first round also streaming live on YouTube.

Live audio coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft will be provided by SiriusXM NFL Radio (Rounds 1-7), Westwood One (Round 1) and ESPN Radio (Rounds 1-7).

NFL Network reporters will be stationed at the following locations throughout the week leading up to the start of the 2023 NFL Draft:

  • Judy Battista – New York Jets
  • Sherree Burruss – Detroit Lions
  • Bridget Condon – Seattle Seahawks
  • Stacey Dales – Indianapolis Colts
  • James Palmer – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Tom Pelissero – Kansas City
  • Ian Rapoport – Kansas City
  • Omar Ruiz – Houston Texans
  • Jane Slater – Dallas Cowboys
  • Cameron Wolfe – Carolina Panthers

NFL Network Draft Week Coverage

Beginning Sunday, April 23, NFL Network provides more than 75 original hours of live Draft Week coverage. Throughout the week, programming highlights on NFL Network include:

  • On Sunday, April 23NFL Mock Draft Live airs at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network, hosted by Colleen WolfeDaniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks. Throughout the one-hour show, various NFL Network talent join to conduct an entire first-round Mock Draft
  • NFL Network’s top draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah reveals his final Mock Draft of the year on Wednesday, April 26 at 8:00 PM ET, joined by Colleen Wolfe and Charles Davis
  • On Wednesday, April 26 at 9:00 PM ETNFL 360 Draft Special premieres on NFL Network. Featured on the show is the story of Illinois twins Chase and Sydney Brown’s journey from homelessness in Canada to the NFL Draft, and the story of Auburn’s Derick Hall surviving premature birth to become one of the nation’s top linebackers
  • NFL Draft Kickoff shows air Thursday, April 27 – Saturday, April 29 providing comprehensive analysis and the latest news reports leading up to NFL Network’s coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City, with hosts Andrew SicilianoChris Rose and Patrick Claybon, analysts Steve MariucciJoe ThomasEmmanuel SandersShaun O’HaraMichael RobinsonScott PioliMaurice Jones-Drew and Bucky Brooks, NFL Network Insiders Ian RapoportMike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero, and Chief National Reporter Steve WycheNFL Draft Kickoff airs Thursday and Friday at 11:00 AM ET, and Saturday at 10:00 AM ETNFL Draft Kickoff on Thursday features Melissa Stark interviewing the prospects on the Red Carpet
  • Daily editions of the Emmy-winning Good Morning Football air Monday, April 24 – Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 AM ET, with Jamie ErdahlJason McCourtyPeter SchragerKyle Brandt and Will SelvaGood Morning Football expands to four hours on Thursday and Friday
  • Path to the Draft airs Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 at 6:00 PM ET, with hosts Rhett Lewis and Patrick Claybon, analysts Daniel JeremiahBucky BrooksScott PioliMarc RossLance ZierleinBrian Baldinger and Cynthia Frelund, and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport providing all of the latest news and analysis surrounding Draft Week
  • Nightly editions of NFL Total Access air Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 at 7:00 PM ET with MJ Acosta-RuizMike YamDavid CarrLaDainian TomlinsonBrian Baldinger and Ian Rapoport. Editions of NFL Total Access air Thursday, April 27 – Saturday, April 29 following NFL Network’s coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft each night, with a special NFL Total Access: Draft Recap special on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Three-hour editions of NFL Now air Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 at 1:00 PM ET each day with Andrew SicilianoSteve WycheIan RapoportTom Pelissero and various NFL Network reporters

NFL Network’s coverage of the 2023 NFL Draft is highlighted by powerful storytelling features providing exclusive access to prospects as they prepare to enter the NFL. Featured throughout the week on NFL Network’s coverage:

  • NFL Draft OpenLocal Kansas City resident and recording artist Sada K. presents a modern, reimagined version of Wilber Harrison’s classic “Kansas City,” produced by fellow Kansas City native Braden Anderson aka Braden the Young. The Open was directed and produced by the acclaimed NFL 360 creative team and filmed on-location in Kansas City
  • Run Rich RunNFL Network’s Rich Eisen dons his trademark suit and tie to run his annual 40-yard dash for ‘Run Rich Run’ to raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For the third consecutive year, Eisen’s 40-yard dash airs during NFL Network’s coverage of Rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft Saturday, April 29. This year’s run features Diana Flores, Captain and quarterback of the World Games Gold Medalist Team Mexico Flag Football team and star of the Emmy-nominated Super Bowl LVII commercial “Run With It,” alongside St. Jude patients running their best 40-yard dash
  • Feature on Former University of Illinois Twins Chase & Sydney Brown: NFL Network’s NFL 360 tells the inspiring story of former University of Illinois twins Chase and Sydney Brown and their journey from homeless shelters in Canada to the NFL, with the help from two families in Florida who opened their homes and hearts
  • Feature on Former Auburn University Linebacker Derick Hall: NFL Network’s NFL 360 tells the story of former Auburn University linebacker Derick Hall, who was born premature weighing 2 lbs, 9 oz, and survived to become one of the nation’s top linebackers
  • Feature on Former Alabama Linebacker Will Anderson Jr.: NFL Network’s Jamie Erdahl takes a closer look at the inspiring journey of former Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr., who continues to draw strength from his five older sisters
  • Feature on Former Shepard Quarterback Tyson Bagent: NFL Network provides all access with the Bagent family as former Shepard quarterback Tyson Bagent seeks to become the first Division II quarterback drafted in nearly a quarter century after setting multiple throwing and touchdown records

NFL Digital Media Draft Week Coverage

NFL Digital Media has you covered for the 2023 NFL Draft with an array of options to follow events from Kansas City across multiple platforms and devices.’s Draft Tracker has live coverage of every selection in the draft, including video and analysis of the picks as they happen, and provides a running list of the best prospects available based off of Daniel Jeremiah’s Top 150 prospect rankings. 

Throughout the week, provides the following written coverage:

  •’s Around the NFL news writers track the latest trades, draft buzz and team roster updates leading up to and during all three days of the 2023 NFL Draft
  • New Mock Drafts from NFL Network’s Daniel JeremiahBucky BrooksCharles DavisLance ZierleinPeter Schrager and Eric Edholm
  • NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah reveals his Top 150 prospects for the 2023 NFL Draft
  • Bucky Brooks and Eric Edholm offer instant pick analysis throughout the 2023 NFL Draft
  • In-depth analysis from NFL Media’s columnists, analysts and writers, including Judy Battista, Jeffri ChadihaGregg Rosenthal and Adam Schein
  • Chad Reuter provides his quick-snap grades at the end of each day of the 2023 NFL Draft
  • The Next Gen Stats Team provides its best value selections of the 2023 NFL Draft

NFL Media’s stable of podcasts provide analysis of the 2023 NFL Draft from Kansas City, with new episodes of Around the NFLMove the SticksThe Season with Peter SchragerFantasy Football PodcastGood Morning FootballEl HuddleTotal AccessNFL Now and NFL Explained available throughout the week. Additionally, first round recap editions of Around the NFL and Move the Sticks will be available on Thursday, April 27 following the conclusion of the first round.


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