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How to watch the 2020 NFL Draft: Start time, schedule, online streaming, Bears picks, order and more!

This is everything you need to know about the 2020 NFL Draft, including where to watch, how to listen, and the entire WCG plan of attack!

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The NFL Draft will kick off later this week, and while you’re watching the festivities make sure you have it locked right here at Windy City Gridiron as we’ll have wall to wall coverage from beginning on through the end.

Everything we do, or have done, in regards to the 2020 Chicago Bears draft can be found in this section right here, including our mocks, previews, prospect lists and more.

The 2020 NFL Draft will get started on Thursday, April 23 and run through Saturday, April 25.

We’ll have write-ups as soon as each Chicago pick is made, we’ll have our grades up relatively quick after every selection, as well as a video/GIF breakdown of the newest Bears’ skills, plus we’ll record a podcast after each new Bear prospect is announced.

We’ll also have some best-players-available articles after Thursday and Friday to get us Bears’ fans primed for the next day. And then even though the draft ends on Saturday night, the rookie excitement continues as we’ll launch our undrafted free agent news and rumor tracker shortly after the draft ends that we’ll continue to update all weekend long.

Here’s where you can watch the 2020 NFL Draft.

  • Thursday, April 23 (7-10:30 p.m. CT): NFL Draft, First Round – ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio

The Bears are not slated to pick on day one, but with Ryan Pace general managing the team, you never can tell...

There will be ten minutes between each pick on day one.

Here’s how the first-round is scheduled;

  1. Cincinnati Bengals
  2. Washington Redskins
  3. Detroit Lions
  4. New York Giants
  5. Miami Dolphins
  6. Los Angeles Chargers
  7. Carolina Panthers
  8. Arizona Cardinals
  9. Jacksonville Jaguars
  10. Cleveland Browns
  11. New York Jets
  12. Las Vegas Raiders
  13. San Francisco 49ers
  14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  15. Denver Broncos
  16. Atlanta Falcons
  17. Dallas Cowboys
  18. Miami Dolphins
  19. Las Vegas Raiders
  20. Jacksonville Jaguars
  21. Philadelphia Eagles
  22. Minnesota Vikings
  23. New England Patriots
  24. New Orleans Saints
  25. Minnesota Vikings
  26. Miami Dolphins
  27. Seattle Seahawks
  28. Baltimore Ravens
  29. Tennessee Titans
  30. Green Bay Packers
  31. San Francisco 49ers
  32. Kansas City Chiefs
  • Friday, April 24 (6-10:30 p.m.): NFL Draft, Rounds 2 and 3 – ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio

The Bears are currently scheduled to pick at 43 (From the Raiders) and 50 in the second round and they do not have a third round pick at this time.

There will be seven minutes between each selection on Friday.

  • Sat, April 25 (11-6 p.m.): NFL Draft, Rounds 4 through 7 – ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio

The Bears pick at 163 in the 5th round, 196 and 200 (from the Eagles) in the 6th round, and at 226 (from the Raiders) and 233 in the 7th round.

There will be five minutes between each pick in rounds 4 through 6 on Saturday, with round 7 having 4 minutes between each selection.

Here’s something to keep in mind during the times between picks;

  • There are plenty of Digital Platform options to stream the draft so check out the NFL App,, the ESPN App, and
  • ESPN Deportes will also provide exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the 2020 NFL Draft. Commentators include Monday Night Football voices Eduardo Varela and Pablo Viruega. In addition, will have a team dedicated to covering the draft, providing pre-draft analysis, pieces written by Sebastian Martinez Christensen and videos of every selection.​
  • Radio/audio: Radio coverage of the 2020 NFL Draft will be provided by SiriusXM, Westwood One, and ESPN Radio. Digital audio coverage of the 2020 NFL Draft will be available via the TuneIn app.
  • The NFL has this neat viewer’s guide to the draft right here.

While you’re watching the Draft make sure you have it locked right here at WCG, and for you guys that do the Twitter thing, be sure to follow us on there for some immediate reactions.

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The weeks following the draft will have our always informative Five Questions With series with the college SB Nation sites that covered the newest Bears, and we’ll have plenty of other NFL Draft recap stuff too.