Welcome to Bleeding Green Nation’s 2020 NFL Draft live blog! The draft itself begins at 8:00 PM ET on ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network. Click here for info on how to watch the broadcast.
This post will host constant updates regarding draft rumors, surprising picks, trade updates, hot takes, and more, while also serving as an open thread for discussion in the comments. The Philadelphia Eagles are set to pick at No. 21 and some are speculating that the team could trade up to draft a wide receiver.
Stay tuned to Bleeding Green Nation for the latest updates regarding Eagles moves and others made around the league. Keep an eye our Instagram page (@bleedinggreeninsta) for live video analysis from some of your favorite BGN personalities. Also make sure to listen to our BGN Radio podcasts that’ll be posted shortly after the Eagles make their pick(s)!
[UPDATE: 9:46 PM ET] - Tampa Bay has traded for the 13th overall pick. The feel is they want an OT.
[UPDATE: 9:40 PM ET] - Henry Ruggs III, OT, Louisville picked 12th overall by the Las Vegas Raiders.
[UPDATE: 9:34 PM ET] - Mekhi Bechton, OT, Louisville picked 11th overall by the New York Jets.
[UPDATE: 9:26 PM ET] - Jedrick Wills Jr., OT, Alabama picked 10th overall by the Browns. A trade up is coming soon. You heard it here first.
[UPDATE: 9:23 PM ET] C.J. Henderson, CB, Florida picked 9th overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The dream’s alive, folks.
[UPDATE: 9:15 PM ET] - Isaiah Simmons, EDGE, Clemson picked 8th overall by the Cardinals. Sorry, Kyler.
[UPDATE: 9:10 PM ET] - Derrick “Baby Barrack” Brown, DT, Auburn picked 7th overall by Carolina. We happy?
[UPDATE: 8:55 PM ET] - Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon picked 6th overall by San Diego.
[UPDATE: 8:55 PM ET] - Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama picked 5th overall by the Miami Dolphins.
[UPDATE: 8:48 PM ET] - Andrew Thomas, OT, Georgia picked 4th overall by the New York Giants to protect their new franchise QB, Daniel Jones.
[UPDATE: 8:38 PM ET] - Jeff Okudah, CB, Ohio State picked 3rd overall by the Detroit Lions to help fill the void left by new Eagle CB, Darius Slay who the Eagles acquired earlier this offseason.
[UPDATE: 8:32 PM ET] - Chase Young, DE, Ohio State picked 2nd overall by Washington. Look alive, Carson.
[UPDATE: 8:25 PM ET] - Joe Burrow, QB, LSU officially picked 1st overall by the Cincinnati Bengals
[UPDATE: 8:16 PM ET] - The Bengals are on the clock. Who are the Eagles taking, BGN?
[UPDATE: 8:06 PM ET] - Michael Kist and Shamus Clancy are live on @bleedinggreeninsta, go show them some love!
[UPDATE: 7:06 PM ET] - The Bengals are no fun, per Adam Schefter
Bengals president Mike Brown officially welcomed LSU QB Joe Burrow to Cincinnati on Wednesday, one day before the Draft. Brown sent Burrow a letter that said, amongst other things, that he looks forward “to building championship football teams with you for many years to come.”— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 23, 2020
[UPDATE: 7:00 PM ET] - The thread is up! BLG checking in here. The lively Lee Sifford will be keeping this post fresh with updates above this one you’re currently reading. I’ll be busy writing other posts for the front page. Follow me for updates on Twitter: @BrandonGowton. Hopefully we have a fun night in store!