When Is The 2019 NFL Draft? Date, Start Time & Location

The 2018 NFL Draft is in the books, with the latest list of incoming rookies and draft picks officially set. Now, it’s time to begin the early evaluating process of determining how easy their transitions from college to the pros will be. But it is also time to look ahead to the 2019 NFL Draft which will once again feature a talented crop of young players and future stars.

In 2017, the NFL Draft was held outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the Rocky Steps. It marked the first time in league history that the NFL hosted a draft outside. In 2018, the draft was held at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. It was the first time that the draft was held in an NFL stadium and the first time being hosted in the state of Texas.

What does the league have in store for next year?

All of the information we know about the 2019 NFL Draft can be seen below.


NFL Draft 2019 Location

A location for the 2019 NFL Draft has yet to be determined. The host city will be awarded after a vote in May 2018 at the NFL Spring League Meeting. Currently, there are five finalists to host the 2019 draft.

The five finalists are:

  • Denver
  • Kansas City
  • Las Vegas
  • Nashville
  • Cleveland/Canton

NFL Draft 2019 Viewing Details

Date: Thursday, April 25- Saturday, April 27
Time: 8:00 P.M. ET
Location: TBD
TV Channel: ESPN, NFL Network
Online: WatchESPN, SlingTV, Roku, NFL.com


How To Live Stream The NFL Draft 2019 Online

Your best bet for watching the 2019 NFL Draft via live stream is WatchESPN. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.

If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the draft through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes ESPN and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.

You can also live stream the 2018 NFL Draft online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you will get a full week free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the seven day period, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.


Watch The NFL Draft 2019 On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile

If you can’t watch the draft on your TV or computer, ESPN has you covered with the WatchESPN app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.

You can also watch the draft on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App store or Google Play store. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.

DIRECTV has a DIRECTV NOW app on App Store and Google Play store where you can watch the 2019 NFL Draft for free, using your seven-day trial. You must cancel it before the trial period ends.

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