2010 NFL Draft facts & figures



75th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.


Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York City (Between 50th and 51st Streets).


7:30 PM ET, Thursday, April 22 (Round 1).

6:00 PM ET, Friday, April 23 (Rounds 2-3).

10:00 AM ET, Saturday, April 24 (Rounds 4-7).

The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:00 PM ET. In 2009, the first round consumed three hours and 23 minutes. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 10:30 PM ET. The second and third rounds took four hours and 30 minutes in 2009. The draft will conclude at approximately 5:30 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took seven hours and 22 minutes in 2009.


Representatives of the 32 NFL clubs by telephone communication with their general managers, coaches and scouts.


Seven Rounds – Round 1 on Thursday, April 22; Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 23; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, April 24.

There will be 255 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 16 teams that suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.

The following 32 compensatory choices will supplement the 223 regular choices in the seven rounds – Round 3: Cincinnati, 33; Tennessee, 34; Atlanta, 35. Round 4:Cincinnati, 33. Round 5: Pittsburgh, 33; Atlanta, 34; Pittsburgh, 35; Minnesota, 36; San Diego, 37; Green Bay, 38. Round 6:Carolina, 33; Jacksonville, 34; Carolina, 35; New England, 36; San Francisco, 37; Tennessee, 38. Round 7:Indianapolis, 33; Tennessee, 34; Pittsburgh, 35; Philadelphia, 36; Philadelphia, 37; Seattle, 38; Indianapolis, 39; New England, 40; New England, 41; Carolina, 42; New England, 43; Oakland, 44; Miami, 45; Tampa Bay, 46; St. Louis, 47; Detroit, 48.

Seattle (Nos. 6 and 14) and San Francisco (Nos. 13 and 17) have two selections each in the first round. Carolina and Chicago do not have first-round picks. All other teams have one first-round selection.


Round 1:10 minutes per selection. Round 2:Seven*minutes per selection.Rounds 3 through 7: *Five minutes per selection.


NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN 2 will televise the draft on all three days.







Denver Broncos (from Chicago)*

Seattle Seahawks (from Denver)

San Francisco 49ers (from Carolina)*

Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Reflects the results of a coin flip.
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