The National Football League will kick off the 2010 NFL Draft Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET, but CBSSports.com is already buckling its chinstrap with Inside the Draft Live, which will offer comprehensive coverage of rounds 1-3 Thursday and Friday.
Inside the Draft Live will air live on CBSSports.com and be simulcast on CBS College Sports Network, originating from the latter’s studios in New York and featuring live segments from Radio City Music Hall, site of the event, and from CBSSports.com headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Coverage will include news, information, predictions, and analysis throughout the selection process, and CBSSports.com will also offer access to teams’ Twitter feeds.
Inside the Draft Live Pre-Show kicks things off Thursday at 6:30 p.m., followed by Inside the Draft Live coinciding with the event’s 7:30 p.m. start time. On Friday, when rounds 2-3 will occur, Inside the Draft Live Pre-Show will air from 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m., followed by Inside the Draft Live from 6 p.m. until the third round wraps up.
Inside the Draft Live will be anchored by CBS College Sports Network’s Adam Zucker and CBSSports.com’s Jason Horowitz, and experts slated to appear include: CBS Sports and CBS College Sports Network analysts Spencer Tillman, Randy Cross, Brian Jones, Jason Sehorn, Pat Kirwan, and Tony Barnhart; Mark Morgan and Clark Judge of CBSSports.com reporting live from Radio City Music Hall; NFLDraftScout.com senior analysts Rob Rang and Chad Reuter; and Bill Kuharich, former general manager of the New Orleans Saints and vice president of player personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs.