NFL Draft
The 2013 NFL Draft will take place from April 25 to April 27.

After months mock drafts, rumors and speculation projecting which prospects will go where, the 2013 NFL Draft is finally set to get underway.

The three-day event will begin on Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET with the first round. The second and third rounds will take place on Friday, and the draft will conclude on Saturday with rounds four through seven.

Both ESPN and the NFL Network will broadcast the draft. Viewers can watch a free live stream online of the first round at

Unless there is an unexpected trade, 29 of the 32 NFL teams will make a pick on Day One. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks do not have a first round selection.

The New York Jets, St. Louis Rams and Minnesota Vikings each have two picks on Thursday. The Jets and Vikings were able to get their extra picks by trading Darrelle Revis and Percy Harvin this offseason. The Rams got the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 trade that allowed the Redskins to take Robert Griffin at No.2 overall.

Each team has 10 minutes to make their first-round pick. The Kansas City Chiefs may not need that long, since they’ve had a few months to ponder who they’ll go with at No.1 overall. The team that won just two games last season is expected to take one of the top offensive linemen, Eric Fisher of Central Michigan or Luke Joeckel of Texas A&M.

The 2012 first round saw four quarterbacks be selected, including two at the top of the draft. This year could be very different as none of the quarterbacks are expected to go in the top five, and some mock drafts predict that no signal callers will be taken on Thursday. Geno Smith, Matt Barkley and Ryan Nassib are the top candidates to be first-round picks.

Below is the draft order for the 2013 first round.

1) Kansas City Chiefs

2) Jacksonville Jaguars

3) Oakland Raiders

4) Philadelphia Eagles

5) Detroit Lions

6) Cleveland Browns

7) Arizona Cardinals

8) Buffalo Bills

9) New York Jets

10) Tennessee Titans

11) San Diego Chargers

12) Miami Dolphins

13) New York Jets

14) Carolina Panthers

15) New Orleans Saints

16) St. Louis Rams

17) Pittsburgh Steelers

18) Dallas Cowboys

19) New York Giants

20) Chicago Bears

21) Cincinnati Bengals

22) St. Louis Rams

23) Minnesota Vikings

24) Indianapolis Colts

25) Minnesota Vikings

26) Green Bay Packers

27) Houston Texans

28) Denver Broncos

29) New England Patriots

30) Atlanta Falcons

31) San Francisco 49ers

32) Baltimore Ravens