First-Round NFL Draft Day Live Thread

Sports Illustrated's Raider Maven provides you with our running NFL Draft first-round live thread.
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Henderson, Nev.--It is finally here; the 2021 NFL Draft talk is over. In Cleveland, Ohio, tonight, the day that most of the NFL and its fans consider Christmas will commence.

Roger Goodell will step to the microphone and open the NFL Draft, and with that most highly anticipated three days of the NFL season will begin.

The Las Vegas Raiders hold the seventeenth overall pick, but the Silver and Black have positioned themselves masterfully so that they can move up or down or even stay with that pick.

There are several ways to watch this year’s NFL Draft. You can find all of the detail on how to watch or listen to the 2021 NFL Draft here:

What Time Does the 2021 NFL Draft Begin?

Thursday: 5 p.m. CT. Round One

Friday: 4 p.m. CT. Rounds Two and Three

Saturday: 9 a.m. CT. Fourth-Seventh Rounds

How Can I watch the 2021 NFL Draft on Television?

ESPN, NFL Network, ABC, and ESPN Deportes.

How Can I listen to the 2021 NFL Draft on the Radio?

SiriusXM, alongside Westwood One Sports and ESPN Radio, will also be airing this year’s NFL Draft.

Is it Possible to Live Stream the 2021 NFL Draft on my Phone or Computer?

Yes, on WatchESPN or by using the NFL Mobile app. You can also utilize streaming on fuboTV.

Will the Las Vegas Raiders be able to stay put at 17 and get a key offensive lineman, or even possibly Micah Parson the outstanding linebacker from Penn State?  What if a player drops, do the Raiders move up?  All of this adds to the intrigue.

Here is the entire 2021 NFL Draft first-round order.  

1. Jacksonville Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson

2. New York Jets Zach Wilson, QB, BYU

3. San Francisco 49ers Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota State

4. Atlanta Falcons Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida

5. Cincinnati Bengals Ja’Marr Chase, WR, LSU

6. Miami Dolphins Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama

7. Detroit Lions Penei Sewell, T, Oregon

8. Carolina Panthers Jaycee Horn, CB, South Carolina

9. Denver Broncos Patrick Surtain II, CB, Alabama

10. Philadelphia Eagles (via Dallas Cowboys)  DeVonta Smith, WR, Alabama

11. Chicago Bears (via New York Giants) Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State

12. Dallas Cowboys (via Philadelphia Eagles) Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State

13. Los Angeles Chargers Rashawn Slater, T, Northwestern

14. New York Jets (via Minnesota Vikings) Alijah Vera-Tucker, G, USC

15. New England Patriots Mac Jones, QB, Alabama

16. Arizona Cardinals Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa

17. Las Vegas Raiders Alex Leatherwood, T, Alabama

18. Miami Dolphins Jaelan Phillips EDGE, Miami (FL)

19. Washington Football Team Jamin Davis LB, Kentucky

20. New York Giants (via Chicago Bears) Kadarius Toney, WR, Florida

21. Indianapolis Colts Kwity Paye EDGE, Michigan

22. Tennessee Titans Caleb Farley, CB, Virginia Tech

23. Minnesota Vikings (via New York Jets) Christian Darrisaw, T, Virginia Tech

24. Pittsburgh Steelers Najee Harris, RB, Alabama

25. Jacksonville Jaguars Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson

26. Cleveland Browns Greg Newsome II, CB, Northwestern

27. Baltimore Ravens Rashod Bateman, WR, Minnesota

28. New Orleans Saints Payton Turner EDGE, Houston

29. Green Bay Packers Eric Stokes CB, Georgia

30. Buffalo Bills Greg Rousseau DL, Miami (FL)

31. Baltimore Ravens Jayson Oweh LB, Penn State

32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Joe Tryon LB/EDGE, Washington

Please keep refreshing your browser as we will be updating this story all night.

3:03 p.m. PT.  Courtesy of the Raiders, here is the list of players in attendance in Cleveland at the 2021 NFL Draft

  ----- NFL DRAFT ATTENDEES ----- 

2021 NFL Draft First-Round Attendees

Las Vega Raiders

POSITIONPLAYERSCHOOL

QB

MAC JONES

ALABAMA

QB

TREY LANCE

NORTH DAKOTA STATE

QB

ZACH WILSON

BYU

WR

Ja'Marr Chase

LSU

WR

Devonta Smith

ALABAMA

WR

Jaylen Waddle

ALABAMA

TE

KYLE PITTS

FLORIDA

OL

Rashawn Slater

NORTHWESTERN

DL

Christian Barmore

ALABAMA

EDGE

Gregory Rousseau

MIAMIA (FL)

LB

MICHA PARSONS

PENN STATE

CB

Patrick Surtain II

ALABAMA

CB

CALEB FARLEY

VIRGINIA TECH

The Raiders have picked No. 17 in the NFL Draft three times previously and chose guard Gene Upshaw in 1967, kicker Sebastian Janikowsi in 2000 and defensive back Phillip Buchanon in 2002.

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