NFL Draft 2019: Start times, dates, location, TV, mock drafts, how to stream and watch all seven rounds

In a matter of hours, we'll witness the beginning of at least 254 NFL careers. The 2019 NFL Draft is here, so what will be the fate of top prospects like Kyler MurrayJosh AllenDwayne HaskinsNick Bosa and Quinnen Williams

As usual, draft-night surprises are expected -- it's just a question of what they'll be. The 2019 NFL Draft is bound to shake up big-name franchises like the Oakland Raiders (three first-round picks) and New York Giants (two picks in first round).

As the draft creeps closer and teams finalize their big boards for one of the biggest weekends of the offseason, here's everything you need to know about this year's event -- and how to tune in.

You'll be able to stream our live coverage right here on CBS Sports HQ (or download the CBS Sports app for free on any mobile or connected TV device) breaking down all the picks and everything you need to know during draft weekend.   

If you want to check out who could be selected, just head on over to our Mock Draft page with all our expert mocks.

When is the 2019 NFL Draft?

The draft runs from April 25-27, with the round schedule as follows:

Thursday, April 25: Round 1
Friday, April 26: Rounds 2-3
Saturday, April 27: Rounds 4-7

What time is the 2019 NFL Draft?

The start times for each day of the draft are as follows:

Thursday, April 25: 8 p.m. ET
Friday, April 26: 7 p.m. ET
Saturday, April 27: 12 p.m. ET

Where is the 2019 NFL Draft?

This year's draft will be held in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a first-time location for the event. The draft's main stage will be assembled at First and Broadway and also play host to free draft-week concerts by Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley, among others. Selection Square, where team tables are set up and club representatives make their picks, will be held at the city's Schermerhorn Symphony Center, home of the Nashville Symphony.

Nashville playing host to the 2019 draft marks the fifth location of the draft in six years. After 50 straight years in New York City, where it was most recently held at Radio City Music Hall, the draft has stopped in Chicago (Auditorium Theatre), Philadelphia (Museum of Art) and Arlington (AT&T Stadium) since 2015.

How to watch the 2019 NFL Draft

Here's the NFL's official breakdown of who will be airing live TV broadcasts and online streams of this year's draft:

Thursday: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes
Friday: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes
Saturday: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Live stream: fuboTV (try for free), NFL.com/Watch

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