Criss Angel escapes straightjacket to kick off Day 2 of NFL draft


The hopes of prospects weren’t the only things hanging in the balance at the 2022 NFL Draft on Friday.

To kick off Day 2 of the annual event, Criss Angel escaped a straightjacket while chained well above the draft stage in Las Vegas.

Seriously. Check it out for yourself:

Somehow, this isn’t the first time Angel has done the act at an NFL event. The 54-year-old magician executed a similar escape at Allegiant Stadium before the Las Vegas Raiders’ Week 5 matchup against the Chicago Bears in October:

As could be expected after such a bizarre start to the night, Twitter got off plenty of jokes following Angel’s act:

Now, let’s see which teams have something up their sleeves in Rounds 2 and 3.