How to Stream the NFL Draft on Your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

Between April 27 and April 29, the 2017 NFL Draft will be broadcast on ESPN and the NFL Network. And since you may not be near a TV that whole time, you'll want to know how to stream the NFL Draft on your iPhone or iPad from wherever you are to make sure you don't miss a moment of the excitement. How you stream the 2017 NFL draft on your iPhone or iPad will depend on what kind of cable or streaming services you are using. Here's how to watch the 2017 NFL draft on your phone or tablet.

Related: How to Watch the NFL Season without Cable


Provided that you have a cable subscription that includes ESPN, the the free WatchESPN app will allow you to watch the NFL draft on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.

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PlayStation Vue

If PlayStation Vue is your streaming service of choice, you'll be glad to know the service has an iOS app that will allow you to stream the NFL Draft on ESPN and the NFL Network on your iPhone or iPad.


Sign up for a package that includes ESPN and ESPN 2 in order to stream the NFL Draft on your iPhone or iPad. The first month is free, so you could even sign up just to watch the Draft and then cancel.

Sling TV

You'll need to sign up for the Sling Orange and Blue services to get both ESPN and the NFL Network, but again, there is a seven-day free trial if you just want to stream the NFL draft and then sign up again later once the regular NFL season starts.


The NFL will be streaming live updates on the 2017 NFL Draft on the and on the NFL app.

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As the Editorial Director at iPhone Life, Sarah Kingsbury manages the online editorial team and oversees all website content. She is a long-time Apple enthusiast who never goes anywhere without her Apple Watch and owns way too many HomePods. Since joining iPhone Life in 2013, Sarah has done everything from writing hundreds of how-to articles to founding the Daily Tip newsletter. She even co-hosted the early episodes of the iPhone Life Podcast. When not at work, Sarah can be found hiking in the mountains and canyons around Las Vegas, where she lives with her partner and dogs.