If you’re unable to get to a TV for the NFL Draft or if you’re looking to watch multiple draft shows at once, you’re in luck. The 2011 NFL Draft will be broadcast online for free in two different places: On the NFL website and on ESPN Networks. Both streams are free, though there are terms for the ESPN broadcast, and legal. With the incredible amount of coverage going on throughout the 2011 NFL Draft,
To watch the NFL broadcast of the draft, just head over to NFL.com. A direct link to the coverage can be found here. Though it’s unclear if the stream will mirror the NFL Network broadcast, there will be full coverage from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
The ESPN broadcast is a little different and a bit more complicated. The live-stream will not be shown on ESPN3, but will instead be on ESPNNetworks.com. In order to view the stream, you must have cable service from one of three carries: Time Warner, Bright House or Verizon. That stream will mirror the ESPN broadcast, it appears.
Your best bet is to fire up the NFL Network coverage on the computer and the ESPN coverage on TV to get maximum exposure. However you decide to take-in the NFL Draft, be sure to check out our own coverage here and at SB Nation’s 2011 NFL Draft hub.
We’ll be covering the latest news and rumors ahead of Thursday’s first round in our 2011 NFL Draft StoryStream. Stay with us throughout the day for more on the draft as it becomes available. Check out our 2011 NFL mock draft StoryStream and our Jake Locker StoryStream for even more predictions and projections.