TSN to deliver live coverage of the 2017 CFL Draft on May 7
TORONTO — The 2017 CFL Draft kicks off on Sunday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. ET as all nine teams select from the country’s top prospects looking to add to the future of their respective teams.
All eyes will be on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to start things off on Sunday night, as they hold two picks – including first overall – in the first round.
CFL.ca will have news and analysis leading up to the draft and coverage on Sunday evening will include a live draft tracker and reactions from players.
TSN will deliver complete live coverage of the draft, which will kick off with two hours of live televised CFL Draft coverage across TSN, followed by live streaming coverage of the later rounds beginning at 9 p.m. ET through TSN.ca and the TSN GO mobile app for TSN subscribers.
Farhan Lalji hosts TSN’s exclusive live coverage of the 2017 CFL Draft, joined by CFL on TSN analyst and CFL Draft guru Duane Forde, who covers the CFL Draft for the 13th time in his career. The panel also features CFL on TSN analyst Chris Schultz, CFL insider Dave Naylor and TSN Radio host and Hamilton Tiger-Cats radio play-by-play voice Marshall Ferguson.
The panel breaks down the 2017 CFL Draft from the perspective of all teams, analyzes each player selected and delivers live reports and interviews from the ‘war rooms’ of various CFL teams, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who hold the first overall pick.
Jim Lawson, Chairman of the CFL Board of Governors, will announce the selections for the first two rounds, live from the CFL on TSN studio.
In addition to complete live coverage of the 2017 CFL Draft, TSN Digital platforms follow all the action with a live pick-by-pick draft tracker, as well as video analysis from TSN’s CFL Draft panel.