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NFL Draft: Bengals order, online Stream, TV, radio, schedule and more

We have everything that you need to know for the 2015 NFL draft. The television schedule, the announcers, how to stream, NFL legends, attendance, etc...

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

It's here. The day of days where we can proudly boast to our children... we made it to the NFL Draft. There will be NO MORE MOCK DRAFTS, and we're celebrating that alone. Sure there will be the occasional 2016 NFL mock draft that surfaces on Sunday, but that allows us the opportunity to point and laugh at such traffic-whoring.

Oh, and college players will join the NFL.

Here's a quick "all you need to know" for the 2015 NFL draft.

MEDIA

TELEVISION: ESPN and the NFL Network
RADIO: SiriusXM NFL Radio and ESPN Radio
LIVE STREAM: NFL.com/Watch (mobile phones with Verizon can use NFL Mobile). The draft is also available through WatchESPN.com, WatchESPN app and through Xbox 360, Xbox One, Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku (per SI).

ANNOUNCERS
ROUND 1

ESPN: Chris Berman hosts with Jon Gruden and Mel Kiper Jr. as the analysts. Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen will be there, as will Suzy Kolber who will be doing interviews.
NFL Network: Rich Eisen hosts the main desk with Mike Mayock, Steve Mariucci and David Shaw as analysts. Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner, Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah will be there, as will NFL Insider Ian Rapoport and Deion Sanders and Melissa Stark for interviews.

ROUNDS 2-3

ESPN: Trey Wingo will host Friday with Trent Dilfer and Todd McShay joining Kiper, Mortensen and Kolber.
NFL Network: Eisen hosts the main desk with Davis, Mayock, and Charlie Strong. Chris Rose, Jeremiah, LaDainian Tomlinson, and Brian Billick will be on hand.

ROUNDS 4-7

ESPN: Wingo hosts with Kiper, McShay, Mortensen, Schefter and Bill Polian. 
NFL Network: Eisen hosts with Mayock, Davis and Jeremiah.

LINKS

+ NFL Mock Draft database
+ Bengals pro days and visits
+ Draft profiles
+ Bengals draft rumors/news

NOTES

SCHEDULE: The first round will begin on Thursday (April 30) at 8 p.m. The second and third round will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday with the final four rounds (4-7) starting at noon on Saturday.

NO MORE SPOILS: According to Richard Deitsch with Sports Illustrated, ESPN and the NFL Network are restricting their staff from spoiling picks before they are announced by Roger Goodell.

"We want to keep the suspense of the draft," ESPN senior coordinating producer Seth Markman told Deitsch. "This is purely listening to the viewers and what they want. It was overwhelming that our consumers, our viewers, our fans do not want us to spoil the draft experience. I know some of our competitors will tweet picks, but they are not telecasting the draft. I am sure there is a segment of the population that wants it as soon as possible, but our responsibility is to our viewers. It’s not some big journalism discussion in my mind. It’s ‘I don’t like angering our viewers’."

BENGALS PICKS: The Bengals will pick nine times, with multiple selections in the third and fourth rounds (via compensatory picks). Here's the Bengals draft grid:

ROUND PICK OVERALL NOTES
1 21 21
2 21 53
3 21 85
3 35 99 Compensatory
4 21 120
4 36 135 Compensatory
5 21 157
6 21 197
7 21 238

SELECTION TIMES:

DATE START ROUNDS SELECTION TIME

Thursday, April 30

8:00 PM ET Round 1 10 Minutes

Friday, May 1

7:00 PM ET Round 2 7 Minutes

Round 3* 5 Minutes

Saturday, May 2

12:00 PM ET Rounds 4-6* 5 Minutes

Round 7* 4 Minutes
* All compensatory selections in rounds 3-7 will be 4 minutes each

CONFIRMED ATTENDANCE

1) Vic Beasley DE Clemson 15) DeVante Parker WR Louisville
2) La’el Collins T Louisiana State 16) Andrus Peat T Stanford
3) Landon Collins S Alabama 17) Breshad Perriman WR Central Florida
4) Bud Dupree LB Kentucky 18) Shane Ray DE Missouri
5) Cameron Erving T Florida State 19) Brandon Scherff T Iowa
6) Dante Fowler, Jr. DE Florida 20) Danny Shelton DT Washington
7) Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin 21) Devin Smith WR Ohio State
8) Randy Gregory DE Nebraska 22) Donovan Smith T Penn State
9) Todd Gurley RB Georgia 23) Jaelen Strong WR Arizona State
10) D.J. Humphries T Florida 24) Laken Tomlinson G Duke
11) Kevin Johnson CB Wake Forest 25) Trae Waynes CB Michigan State
12) Byron Jones CB Connecticut 26) Kevin White WR West Virginia
13) Benardrick McKinney LB Mississippi State 27) Leonard Williams DT Southern California
14) Cedric Ogbuehi T Texas A&M

NFL LEGENDS

For the fifth year in a row, the NFL has invited former players to announce their respective teams' second-round draft selections. Former running back Ickey Woods is scheduled to make that announcement for the Bengals this year. Here's the complete list:

Team Player
Arizona Cardinals Adrian Wilson
Atlanta Falcons Todd McClure
Baltimore Ravens Duane Starks
Buffalo Bills Jim Kelly
Carolina Panthers Pat Terrell
Chicago Bears Dick Butkus
Cincinnati Bengals Ickey Woods
Cleveland Browns Hanford Dixon
Dallas Cowboys Darren Woodson
Denver Broncos Rick Upchurch
Detroit Lions Chris Spielman
Green Bay Packers Donald Driver
Houston Texans Eric Brown
Indianapolis Colts Bill Brooks
Jacksonville Jaguars Greg Jones
Kansas City Chiefs Gary Green
Miami Dolphins Dwight Stephenson
Minnesota Vikings E.J. Henderson
New England Patriots Ty Law
New Orleans Saints Jon Stinchcom
New York Giants Shaun Williams
New York Jets Emerson Boozer
Oakland Raiders Willie Brown
Philadelphia Eagles Jon Runyan
Pittsburgh Steelers Mel Blount
St. Louis Rams Pisa Tinoisamo
San Diego Chargers Anthony Miller
San Francisco 49ers Charles Haley
Seattle Seahawks Kenny Easley
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Alstott
Tennessee Titans Michael Roos
Washington Brig Owens