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NFL Network & NFL.com Draft Coverage

Posted by Dallas Miller on April 22, 2013 – 8:52 pm

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While BuffaloBills.com/draft has you covered for everything related to the Bills selections, below is an overview of NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Mobile’s coverage of the 2013 NFL Draft:

2013 NFL Draft Coverage Team

Thursday, April 25 at 8:00 PM ET (Round 1)

Main Set: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Marshall Faulk, Steve Mariucci, Michael Irvin

Stage: Deion Sanders

Radio City Music Pit: Ian Rapoport, Daniel Jeremiah

Red Carpet: Melissa Stark, Kevin Frazier, Angela Simmons

Los Angeles: Kurt Warner

Friday, April 26 at 6:30 PM ET (Rounds 2-3)

Main Set: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Brian Billick

Radio City Music Pit: Ian Rapoport, Daniel Jeremiah

Stage: Melissa Stark

Los Angeles: Kurt Warner

Saturday, April 27 at 12 Noon ET (Rounds 4-7)

Main Set: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis

  • 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET: Brian Kelly
  • 1:00 – 3:15 PM ET: Les Miles
  • 3:00 – 5:15 PM ET: David Shaw
  • 5:15 PM – Conclusion of Draft: Daniel Jeremiah

Radio City Music Pit: Ian Rapoport, Daniel Jeremiah

Reporting from NFL Team Locations

  • Michelle Beisner (Arizona Cardinals on Thursday; Seattle Seahawks on Friday & Saturday)
  • Albert Breer (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Steve Cyphers (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Stacey Dales (Chicago Bears)
  • Jeff Darlington (St. Louis Rams)
  • Rich Hollenberg (New York Giants)
  • Kimberley Jones (New York Jets)
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Randy Moss (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Solomon Wilcots (Cleveland Browns on Thursday; Washington Redskins on Friday & Saturday)
  • Ari Wolfe (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Steve Wyche (Kansas City Chiefs)

2013 NFL Draft Kickoff – Thursday, April 25 – Saturday, April 27

NFL Network’s extensive roster of analysts and reporters provide all of the latest news reports and expert analysis surrounding the 2013 NFL Draft on 2013 NFL Draft Kickoff Thursday, April 25 – Saturday, April 27.

Thursday, April 25 at 1:00 PM ET

  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
    • Los Angeles: Andrew Siciliano, Lindsay Rhodes, Kurt Warner, LaDainian Tomlinson, Charley Casserly
  • Radio City Music Hall: Chris Rose, Charles Davis, Brian Billick, Daniel Jeremiah, Ian Rapoport
  • Interview with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid
  • 4:00 – 7:00 PM ET
    • Radio City Music Hall: Chris Rose, Charles Davis, Brian Billick, Daniel Jeremiah, Ian Rapoport
  • Red Carpet: Melissa Stark, Kevin Frazier
  • Los Angeles: Kurt Warner
  • Interview with Denver Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations, John Elway
  • Interview with Dallas Cowboys Owner/President/General Manager, Jerry Jones
  • 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET
    • Radio City Music Hall: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Marshall Faulk, Steve Mariucci, Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders, Daniel Jeremiah, Ian Rapoport

Friday, April 26 at 1:00 PM ET

  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
    • Los Angeles: Andrew Siciliano, Lindsay Rhodes, Kurt Warner, Heath Evans, Jamie Dukes, Charley Casserly
  • Radio City Music Hall: Rich Eisen, Charles Davis, Brian Billick, Daniel Jeremiah
  • 4:00 – 6:30 PM ET
    • Radio City Music Hall: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Brian Billick, Ian Rapoport, Daniel Jeremiah, Melissa Stark

Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 AM ET

  • 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET
    • Los Angeles: Scott Hanson, Heath Evans, Jamie Dukes, Charley Casserly
  • Radio City Music Hall: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Brian Kelly
  • 11:00 AM – 12 Noon ET
    • Radio City Music Hall: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Brian Kelly, Daniel Jeremiah, Ian Rapoport

NFL Total Access – Thursday, April 25 – Saturday, April 27

Following NFL Network’s coverage of the 2013 NFL Draft each night, NFL Total Access airs live from Los Angeles to recap each round and analyze the selections made. On Thursday, April 25 at 11:00 PM ET, hosts Scott Hanson andAmber Theoharis are joined by analysts Kurt Warner, Willie McGinest andCharley Casserly to analyze all 32 first-round selections.

On Friday, April 26 at 10:30 PM ET, LaDainian Tomlinson joins Warner, Casserly, Hanson and Theoharis to provide analysis of the second and third rounds, and on Saturday, April 27 at 11:00 PM ET Tom Waddle joins Casserly, Hanson and Theoharis to wrap up the 2013 NFL Draft.

NFL AM – Live from New York City Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26

NFL AM airs Monday, April 22 – Friday, 26 at 6:00 AM ET. Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson joins analyst Eric Davis live from New York City, whileSteve Wyche reports from Kansas City throughout the week. Host Nicole Zaloumis and analysts Mark Kriegel and Ted Sundquist are live from NFL Network’s studios in the Los Angeles.

On Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, NFL AM airs for five hours leading up to Path to the Draft at 11:00 AM ET.

NFL Draft Special Programming

  • Mayock’s 2013 Mock Draft (Wednesday, April 24 at 8:00 PM ET): NFL Network’s top draft expert Mike Mayock debuts his first – and only – mock draft of the year in a one-hour special, Mayock’s 2013 Mock Draft onWednesday, April 24 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network. On the eve of the 2013 NFL Draft from inside Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Mayock, joined by Chris Rose, predicts how the first round of the draft will unfold and provides full analysis of each selection.
  • NFL.com Live: Mock Draft Weekly Presented by Verizon (Tuesday, April 23 at 12 Midnight ET)NFL.com Live: Mock Draft Weekly Presented by Verizon airs Tuesday, April 23 at 12 Midnight ET. Hosted by “Commissioner” Mike Mayock, NFL Network’s Rich EisenMarshall Faulk,Michael IrvinSteve MariucciCharles DavisBrian BillickMelissa Starkand Dave Dameshek are put on the spot as each makes their best selections for all 32 first round picks, with Mayock offering critiques and analysis throughout. It will be re-aired on NFL.com Wednesday, April 24 at 1:00 PM ET.
  • Rich Eisen Draft Special (Wednesday, April 24 at 9:00 PM ET): From New York City, Rich Eisen provides a special edition of The Rich Eisen Podcast. Featured guests include NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and host of the Live! with Kelly and Michael, Michael Strahan.

NFL Draft-Related Features

  • Draft Journey 2013 (Monday, April 22 at 9:00 PM ET): Follow four of the top prospects in this year’s draft – West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, USC quarterback Matt Barkley, South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore and LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo – throughout their pre-draft journey.
    • Take a look back at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine through the eyes of some of the top prospects: http://on.nfl.com/113PMgD
    • Matt BarkleyBarkevious Mingo and Marcus Lattimore are given a final chance to impress scouts at their team’s pro day:http://on.nfl.com/17HmycJ
    • Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore looks to recover from serious injuries on his road to the NFL:http://on.nfl.com/17HmEAU
  • Profile on Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o (Thursday, April 25 on 2013 NFL Draft Kickoff): NFL Network reporter Alex Flanagan profiles one of the most intriguing players in this year’s draft: former Notre Dame linebackerManti Te’o. Flanagan travels to Hawaii and visits with Te’o and his family to learn how he became the football player – and man – he is today.
  • Draft Inspirations (Thursday, April 25 at 1:00 PM ET): Top prospects Dion JordanShariff FloydMatt BarkleyDee MillinerLane Johnson andDesmond Trufant pause to give credit to the person who has had the biggest influence on their journey to the NFL.
  • The Ones (Tuesday, April 23 at 9:00 PM ET): A look back at the quarterbacks selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft, featuring interviews with John ElwayPeyton ManningTroy AikmanAndrew Luck,Cam NewtonJaMarcus Russell, and more.
  • Trial by Fire (Monday, April 22 at 8:00 PM ET): An in-depth look at the 2012 rookie quarterback class, including Andrew LuckRobert Griffin III andRussell Wilson, and the careers of players who had similar rookie seasons.
  • Feature on University of Houston CB D.J. Hayden (Monday, April 22 onNFL AM at 6:00 AM ET): During his senior season at the University of Houston, a teammate’s knee ran into cornerback D.J. Hayden’s chest, causing a tear in the inferior vena cava (IVC), the largest vein in the body responsible for bringing blood from the lower part of the body back to the heart. Typically, 50 percent of those diagnosed with this die before reaching the hospital, and the majority passes away soon after. Hayden survived and is now a top cornerback prospect according to NFL Network’s Mike Mayock.
  • Top 10 Draft Day Memories (Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00 PM ET): The latestTop 10 list from NFL Films counts down the most memorable moments in Draft history. From unexpected trades to high-profile players dropping down the draft board, the NFL Draft proves to be one of the most buzzworthy events in the NFL.

NFL.com’s 2013 NFL Draft Coverage

Live Coverage

Not near a television, or seek the perfect second-screen companion? NFL Digital Media has each situation covered. NFL.com Live Presented by Courtyard NFL Mobile from Verizon, and the debut of Draft Xtra Presented by State Farm on the NFL ’13 app for iOS and Android devices each provide video access inside Radio City Music Hall, complete with interactive features.

Starting at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, April 25, NFL.com Live provides comprehensive online coverage of the first round of the NFL Draft. Matt “Money” Smith hosts alongside former NFL players LaDainian TomlinsonKurt Warnerand Akbar Gbajabiamila, and former NFL general manager Charley CasserlyNFL.com Live will combine their analysis of each pick while joining NFL Network’s television broadcast throughout the night.

On Friday, April 26 at 6:30 PM ET, NFL.com Live returns with the same talent and format to provide extensive coverage of Rounds 2-3. On Saturday, April 27 at 12 Noon ET, NFL.com Live will simulcast the majority of NFL Network’s television coverage of Rounds 4-7.

NFL Mobile from Verizon streams NFL Network’s 2013 NFL Draft Coverage in its entirety throughout the three days of the NFL Draft. Also available through NFL Mobile from Verizon is a live draft tracker and video on-demand featuring draft and team analysis.

Debuting this year, Draft Xtra – a feature on the NFL ’13 app – offers a comprehensive second-screen companion to NFL Network and NFL.com Live’s coverage of the 2013 NFL Draft. The free, downloadable Draft Xtra on NFL ‘13 app will have both on-demand and live video featuring Elliot HarrisonBucky Brooks and Dave Dameshek conducting numerous interviews with NFL draftees, NFL greats, and fans in attendance at Radio City Music Hall. Additionally, Draft Xtra includes interactive features including polls, fan forums – including Fan War Rooms – and the ability to predict upcoming draft picks, as well as player profiles and fan participation components.

The NFL ’13 app featuring Draft Xtra will be available to download on Tuesday, April 23 on both iOS and Android devices.

NFL.com Draft Content 

NFL.com is the ultimate online destination for comprehensive draft coverage and analysis throughout draft week. Features include:

  • NFL Fan Pass Presented by McDonalds: NFL Fan Pass provides a unique way to experience the 2013 NFL Draft with unparalleled access leading up to and during the three-day event. Fans will be brought behind-the-scenes through exclusive video of NFL prospects in attendance at Radio City Music Hall. Also, NFL Fan Pass offers virtual invitations to various NFL Draft parties and events throughout the week.
  • NFL Fan Pass features Pre-Draft Journey of Barkevious Mingo & Cordarrelle Patterson:  NFL Fan Pass goes inside the life of two NFL prospects to capture the moments of their 2013 NFL Draft experience. Follow former LSU defensive end Barkevious Minko and former Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson starting with their departure for New York City, and continuing through the days leading up to the NFL Draft right through their selection.
  • Red Carpet Style: Live NFL Draft Red Carpet twitter chat featuring fashion designer and philanthropist Angela Simmons, Detroit Lions wide receiverNate Burleson, Dallas Cowboys safety Will AllenJordan Babineaux andMegan Collins, founder of StyleGirlfriend.com. Follow the conversation on Twitter at 6:00 PM ET on Thursday April 25 using the hashtag#draftredcarpet
  • Fan War Rooms Presented by Verizon: The popular Fan War Rooms are back for the fifth year on NFL.com, and Draft Xtra. Each user can pick their favorite team and instantly have the opportunity to predict and reflect on each draft choices, discuss organizational strategy and react to the draft with likeminded fans.
  • Mock Draft Central:  On Wednesday April 24, NFL.com will feature team-by-team, sortable video of NFL.com Live: Mock Draft Weekly Presented by Verizon’s complete first round mock draft hosted by “Commissioner” Mike Mayock.  Rich EisenMarshall FaulkMichael IrvinSteve Mariucci,Charles DavisBrian BillickMelissa Stark and Dave Dameshek together make the best selections for all 32 first round picks, with Mayock offering critiques and analysis. The program airs Tuesday, April 23 at 12 Midnight ET on NFL Network.

NFL.com Live: Mock Draft Weekly Presented by Verizon will re-air in its entiretyWednesday, April 24 at 1:00 PM ET on NFL.com.

Additionally, NFL.com draft analysts will submit their final mock drafts throughout the week. On Monday, April 22, Josh Norris will submit a comprehensive seven-round mock draft. On Tuesday, April 23, Gil Brandt will submit his final, first round mock draft, with Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah submitting theirs onWednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 respectively.  View them all atwww.nfl.com/mockdrafts

  • Draft Tracker Presented by LexusOn each NFL.com platform, follow the NFL Draft with Draft Tracker. The Draft Tracker provides real-time updates of each pick, sortable by team, round, college and position.
  • Global Game: Aditi Kinkhabwala takes a deeper look at the five international players expected to be drafted during the 2013 NFL Draft: Germany’s Bjoern Werner, England’s Menelik Watson, Ghana’s Ezekiel Ansah, Estonia’s Margus Hunt, and Australia’s Jesse Williams
  • Around the League Blog:  Gregg Rosenthal and Daniel Hanzus are on the ground in New York City throughout the week, providing the latest news reports on the Around the League blog http://www.nfl.com/news/around-the-league

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