The NFL draft is almost here. Get ready for the big event with our comprehensive guide.
How to watch
2017 NFL Draft
TV: NFL Network, ESPN/ESPN2
Red Carpet: Thursday, 6 p.m. ET
Round 1: Thursday, 8 p.m. ET
Rounds 2-3: Friday, 7 p.m. ET
Rounds 4-7: Saturday, 12 p.m. ET
theScore’s Dan Wilkins gives his final mock draft, offering projections on how the first three rounds will unfold.
We take a position-by-position look at the top players available in this class.
Pick your prospect
We put the elite prospects at six key positions up against each other and choose a winner.
- Deshaun Watson vs. Mitchell Trubisky
- Leonard Fournette vs. Christian McCaffrey
- Corey Davis vs. Mike Williams
- O.J. Howard vs. David Njoku
- Myles Garrett vs. Solomon Thomas
- Jamal Adams vs. Malik Hooker
Going division by division to highlight the draft needs of all 32 NFL teams.
- Is there a franchise QB in this year’s draft class?
- Assessing every NFC team’s draft need at QB
- Assessing every AFC team’s draft need at QB
- Ideal landing spots for the top 4 rookie QBs
- Is there another Dak Prescott in the 2017 NFL Draft?
Running the show
- Which teams should target running backs in 1st round?
- McCaffrey’s versatility could make him draft’s best offensive player
- Have running backs regained their place as worthy 1st-round picks?
- Despite red flags, Mixon is the best RB prospect in draft
- Who are the best defensive prospects outside of Myles Garrett?
- 5 prospects teams should avoid in the 1st round
- What should the Jets do with the 6th overall pick?
- 5 franchise-changing prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft
- Who will be the last prospect in the NFL draft green room?
We find the perfect prospect for every team in the NFL.
By the numbers
- 7 bold predictions for the 2017 NFL Draft
- 4 under-the-radar prospects who can make an immediate impact
- 3 teams that are a solid draft away from being Super Bowl contenders
- 6 most intriguing prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft
- 4 top prospects with biggest boom-or-bust potential
- 3 deepest positions in the 2017 NFL Draft
- 21 college teammates who could reunite in the NFL this year
- Browns’ 1-15 season shouldn’t deter them from ‘Moneyball’ strategy
- How Vikings, Rams, Patriots should approach draft without 1st-rounders
- Breaking down the many factors impacting Jabrill Peppers’ draft stock
- How the Titans can take hold of the AFC South with a strong draft
- Saints’ 1st 3 draft picks can make or break Super Bowl chances
- How John Lynch can earn the NFL’s respect at the draft
- Which college will produce the most stars from the 2017 NFL Draft?
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