Draft week is finally here. The predictions and projections, mock drafts and prospect rankings can be put to the side.
On Thursday, April 26, the top college football players will hear their names called and find out their first destination in their professional football careers as the 2018 NFL Draft takes place.
More than 250 players will join the league this weekend, starting with the Cleveland Browns and the No. 1 overall pick.
The 2018 NFL Draft will be televised on six television channels: NFL Network, Fox, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ABC. The first round will starts at 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday and will air on NFL Network, Fox, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
Round 2 and Round 3 start at 7:00 p.m. ET on Friday and will air on four networks: NFL Network, Fox, ESPN and ESPN2.
The final day of the 2018 NFL Draft (Round 4 through Round 7), will air on NFL Network and ESPN, with ESPN's coverage simulcasted on ABC for the first time ever.
All seven round of the 2018 NFL Draft will be broadcast on national television for the first time ever.
When is the 2018 NFL Draft?
The 2018 NFL Draft starts Thursday, April 26, and ends Saturday, April 28. The first round will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday night, with the second and third rounds happening Friday night.
The final five rounds will be on Saturday.
This year's draft is being held at the Cowboys' home, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
2018 NFL Draft Schedule
- Round 1: Thursday, April 26, 8 p.m. ET
- Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 27, 7 p.m. ET
- Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 28, 12 p.m. ET
How to watch or stream the 2018 NFL Draft:
Live coverage of the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft starts at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. The draft continues at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 27 for the second and third rounds, and then again at noon on Saturday, April 28 for the final rounds.
This year's draft will be broadcast by Fox and ABC, along with ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, NFL Network.
For the first time, all seven rounds of the three-day event will air live on broadcast TV.
On Thursday, April 26 at 8 p.m. the draft will air on five channels: NFL Network, Fox, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
You can also stream the draft on the WatchESPN app or the NFL Mobile app (or ESPN.com or NFL.com), along with Fox Sports Go.
When do the Redskins pick in the 2018 NFL Draft?
As of now, these are when the Redskins will pick in the 2018 NFL Draft:
- First Round, Pick No. 13
- Second Round, Pick No. 44
- Fourth Round, Pick No. 109
- Fifth Round, Pick No. 142
- Fifth Round, Pick No. 163
- Sixth Round, Pick No. 188
- Seventh Round, Pick No. 231
- Seven Round, Pick No. 241
2018 NFL Draft Order:
1. Cleveland Browns
2. New York Giants
3. New York jets (via Colts)
4. Cleveland Browns (via Texans)
5. Denver Broncos
6. Indianapolis Colts (via Jets)
7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. Chicago Bears
9. San Francisco 49ers
10. Oakland Raiders
11. Miami Dolphins
12. Buffalo Bills (via 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 (via Bills)
22. Buffalo Bills (via Chiefs)
23. New England Patriots (via 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