NFL Network’s 2015 NFL Draft Coverage Overview

Below is an overview of NFL Network’s all-encompassing coverage of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2015 NFL Draft Coverage Team

Thursday, April 30 at 8:00 PM ET (Round 1)

Main Set (Inside Desk): Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Steve Mariucci, Stanford head coach David Shaw

Outside Desk: Chris Rose, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin

Perch Inside: Charles Davis, Daniel Jeremiah

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Onstage: Deion Sanders

Backstage: Melissa Stark

Friday, May 1 at 7:00 PM ET (Rounds 2-3)

Main Set (Inside Desk): Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Texas head coach Charlie Strong

Outside Desk: Chris Rose, Daniel Jeremiah, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brian Billick

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Greenroom/Stage: Melissa Stark

Saturday, May 2 at 12 Noon ET (Rounds 4-7)

Main Set (Outside Desk): Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Daniel Jeremiah

Draft Town: Melissa Stark, Northwestern University head coach Pat Fitzgerald

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Reporting from NFL Team & Prospect Locations

  • Judy Battista – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Tiffany Blackmon – With Marcus Mariota in Hawaii
  • Albert Breer – Washington Redskins
  • Jenn Brown – Minnesota Vikings
  • Patrick Claybon – New Orleans Saints
  • Steve Cyphers – Denver Broncos
  • Jeff Darlington – Tennessee Titans
  • Jenny Dell – New England Patriots
  • Alex Flanagan – San Diego Chargers
  • Kimberly Jones – New York Jets
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Andrea Kremer – Cleveland Browns
  • Desmond Purnell – Dallas Cowboys
  • Omar Ruiz – San Francisco 49ers
  • Mike Silver – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Ari Wolfe – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Steve Wyche – With Jameis Winston in Alabama

Team War Room Cams

NFL Network’s 2015 NFL Draft coverage features the return of team war room cameras offering behind-the-scenes video access as team executives make their selections. This year, NFL Network will provide video access inside 16 team facilities, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who hold the number one overall pick. Team war room cameras include:

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Tennessee Titans
  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • New York Jets
  • Atlanta Falcons
  • Louis Rams
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Cleveland Browns
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Carolina Panthers
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Denver Broncos
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Seattle Seahawks

NFL Draft Gold Carpet – Thursday, April 30 at 6:00 PM ET

Before the start of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, NFL Network provides live coverage of the top prospects arriving at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on NFL Draft Gold Carpet Thursday, April 30 at 6:00 PM ET.

  • Red Carpet: Melissa Stark, Kevin Frazier, Charles Davis, Daniel Jeremiah
  • Inside Desk: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Steve Mariucci, Stanford head coach David Shaw

2015 NFL Draft Kickoff – Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 2

NFL Network’s extensive roster of analysts and reporters provide all of the latest news reports and expert analysis surrounding the 2015 NFL Draft on 2015 NFL Draft Kickoff Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 2.

Thursday, April 30

  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
    • Los Angeles: Lindsay Rhodes, Heath Evans, Solomon Wilcots
  • Chicago: Chris Rose, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin, Brian Billick, Ian Rapoport
  • 4:00 – 6:00 PM ET
    • Chicago: Chris Rose, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin, Ian Rapoport
  • 7:30 – 8:00 PM ET
    • Inside Desk: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Steve Mariucci, Stanford head coach David Shaw
  • Outside Desk: Chris Rose, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin
  • Insider: Ian Rapoport

Friday, May 1

  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
    • Los Angeles: Lindsay Rhodes, Heath Evans, Solomon Wilcots
  • Chicago: Chris Rose, Daniel Jeremiah, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brian Billick, Ian Rapoport
  • 4:00 – 6:00 PM ET
    • Outside Desk: Chris Rose, Daniel Jeremiah, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brian Billick
  • Insider: Ian Rapoport
  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM ET
    • Inside Desk: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Texas head coach Charlie Strong
  • Outside Desk: Chris Rose, Daniel Jeremiah, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brian Billick
  • Insider: Ian Rapoport
  • Greenroom/Stage: Melissa Stark

Saturday, May 2

  • 10:00 AM – 12 Noon ET
    • Los Angeles: Lindsay Rhodes, Heath Evans, Solomon Wilcots
  • Chicago: Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis, Daniel Jeremiah, Eric Davis, LaVar Arrington

NFL Total Access – Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 2

Following NFL Network’s coverage of the 2015 NFL Draft each night, NFL Total Access airs live from Los Angeles to recap each round and analyze the selections made. On Thursday, April 30, hosts Dan Hellie and Amber Theoharis are joined by analysts Michael Robinson and Nate Burleson to analyze all 32 first-round selections. Additionally, Rich Eisen, Mike Mayock, Steve Mariucci and Stanford head coach David Shaw join from Chicago.

On Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, NFL Total Access following NFL Network’s coverage of the 2015 NL Draft from Chicago.

NFL AM – Monday, April 27 – Saturday, May 2 at 6:00 AM ET

NFL AM is your first place for NFL Draft coverage Monday, April 27 – Saturday, May 2, starting at 6:00 AM ET each day on NFL Network. Hosts Rhett Lewis and Erin Coscarelli anchor the coverage from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles, providing up to the minute reports from all 32 teams and the latest news and analysis all week. Starting on Thursday, analysts Eric Davis and LaVar Arrington are live in Chicago analyzing last-minute moves and providing interviews with newsmakers, legends of the game and the future NFL stars.

A special Saturday edition of NFL AM airs Saturday, May 2.

Guests scheduled to appear on NFL AM throughout the week include Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, and NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks.

Path to the Draft – Monday, April 27 – Friday, May 1

Monday, April 27 – Friday, May 2, NFL Network’s Path to the Draft provides all of the latest news and analysis during the week of the 2015 NFL Draft. Host Andrew Siciliano joins analysts Charley Casserly, Brian Baldinger and former college head coach Rick Neuheisel from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles, while analysts Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis and Curtis Conway provide the latest from Chicago.

Path to the Draft airs at 6:00 PM ET Monday – Wednesday, and at 10:00 AM ET Thursday and Friday.

NFL Draft Special Programming

  • Mayock’s 2015 Mock Draft (Wednesday, April 29 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 2015 Mock Draft on Wednesday, April 29 at 8:00 PM ET. On the eve of the 2015 NFL Draft, Mayock, joined by Chris Rose, predicts how the first round of the draft will unfold and provides full analysis of each selection.
  • NFL Total Access: NFL Draft Preview (Monday, April 27 – Wednesday, April 29 at 4:00 PM ET): Airing for two hours Monday, April 27 – Wednesday, April 29 at 4:00 PM ET, NFL Total Access: NFL Draft Preview looks ahead to the 2015 NFL Draft with expert analysts breaking down whose stock is rising, whose is falling and who your team will pick.

NFL Draft-Related Features

  • On the Clock: NFL Draft Journey 2015 (Monday, April 27 at 8:00 PM ET): NFL Network’s On the Clock: NFL Draft Journey 2015 intimately follows four of the 2015 NFL Draft’s most compelling prospects – UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, Nebraska outside linebacker Randy Gregory, Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham and Division III prospect from Hobart College Ali Marpet – through the highs and lows of the draft process. The one-hour show premieres Monday, April 27 at 8:00 PM ET.
  • Caught in the Draft – 2005: How Low Will Aaron Go? (Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00 PM ET): NFL Network’s series Caught in the Draft concludes Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00 PM ET with a focus on the 2005 NFL Draft. Aaron Rodgers drops in the draft while waiting in the Green Room, while former New York Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi enjoys his best draft ever. Features interviews with Aaron Rodgers, Justin Tuck, Mike McCarthy, Bill Polian, Cadillac Williams, Ronnie Brown and more.
  • Feature on Picking #1 (Thursday, April 30): The pressure of having the first pick in the NFL Draft is both a blessing and a curse. NFL Network speaks with general managers in the NFL about the weight of picking first, having a chance to make or break a franchise and what that means to this year’s draft.
  • Feature on Former Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota (Thursday, April 30): Marcus Mariota is one of the most interesting players in the draft. His interesting athletic demeanor is a direct reflection of his relaxed way of life and the laidback island culture that raised him. NFL Network speaks with some of those who know Mariota best to unearth the makeup of Hawaii’s golden boy.
  • Feature on Former West Virginia Wide Receiver Kevin White (Thursday, April 30): Kevin White worked through a lot in his life to become one of the top wide receiver prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft. NFL Media’s Michael Silver
  • Feature on Former Missouri Defensive End Shane Ray (Thursday, April 30): Shane Ray has a troubled past and a dark shadow of a father whose footsteps he is trying not to retrace. But on his way to becoming a top prospect in this year’s NFL draft, Ray has learned to overcome the anger that has driven his success. NFL Media’s Mark Kriegel reports.
  • Feature on Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers (Thursday, April 30): Ten years ago, 23 teams made a mistake in not drafting Aaron Rodgers. NFL Media’s Michael Silver takes a looks back at the 2005 NFL Draft.
  • Feature on Former Wisconsin Running Back Melvin Gordon & Former Michigan State Cornerback Trae Waynes (Thursday, April 30): Melvin Gordon and Trae Waynes are both potential first round draft picks. They’re also high school teammates who trace their friendship back to their playing days in Kenosha, Wisconsin. NFL Network’s Jenn Brown
  • Feature on Nate Boyer, the Ex-Green Beret (Friday, May 1): Nate Boyer is an ex-Green Beret who walked onto the football team at the University of Texas with zero football game experience. After completing his education, Nate tries to become a 34 year old rookie in the NFL.
  • Feature on Selecting Running Backs (Friday, May 1): Historically, top running backs have been selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Times have changed. NFL Network takes a look at the reasons for the shift in the value of the position.
  • Feature on Day 3 of the NFL Draft (Saturday, May 2): The NFL has completely changed Day 3 of the NFL draft. Voices from the NFL league office explain why this is such a great step for the league, the teams and the fans.
  • My Chi-City Feature with Brittney Payton (Monday, April 27): Few names embody football and the City of Chicago like Payton. Join Brittney Payton as she takes fans inside the uniqueness of the “Windy City” and how it will make this year’s NFL Draft truly distinct.

 

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