ESPN is presenting more than 40 hours of original NFL programming in advance of the 2018 NFL Draft, including the following series, which debut this week:
Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL
Tuesday, April 10: 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Projected first-round draft picks Saquon Barkley (Penn State) and Bradley Chubb (N.C. State) headline the first episode in this NFL Films-produced four-part series that follows the soon-to-be NFL rookies through their final days in college football, to their hometowns, the NFL Scouting Combine, their Pro Days and the 2018 NFL Draft.
We the Fans: Dallas
Thursday, April 12: 7 p.m., ESPN
This four-part series chronicles the lives of a dozen Cowboys fans during the 2017 NFL season. The hour-long episodes will air back-to-back in prime time and be available for replay immediately via the ESPN App and ESPN Video on Demand. Preview.
Additionally, the 90-minute NFL Live (weekdays: 1:30 p.m., ESPN) continues to provide the latest NFL news and information from ESPN’s roster of NFL insiders, analysts and reporters.
Looking ahead to next week, ESPN will debut the new QB2QB with Russell Wilson series as the Seattle Seahawks quarterback conducts a series of one-on-one conversations with some of the 2018 NFL Draft’s most intriguing prospects. All four episodes will debut back-to-back on ESPN on Tuesday, April 17 (7 p.m.) as Wilson discusses his NFL journey with Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma), J.T. Barrett (Ohio State), Mason Rudolph (Oklahoma State) and Saquon Barkley (Penn State).
Original NFL Draft Programming in the Week Ahead:
Date Time (ET) Show Network(s)
Tue, Apr 10 8:30 p.m. Hey Rookie: Welcome to the NFL (Episode 1) ESPN2
10 p.m. Inside The EA SPORTS Madden Ultimate League: Strategy & Stick Work ESPN2
Thu, Apr 12 7 p.m. We the Fans: Dallas presented by Meguiar’s (Episode 1) ESPN
8 p.m. We the Fans: Dallas presented by Meguiar’s (Episode 2) ESPN
9 p.m. We the Fans: Dallas presented by Meguiar’s (Episode 3) ESPN
10 p.m. We the Fans: Dallas presented by Meguiar’s (Episode 4) ESPN