NFL Draft Basics: Time Limits by Round

NFL Draft Basics: Time Limits by Round

Each round of the NFL Draft has a limit of time each team may use to make their selection. If a team fails to make their selection in the allotted time, the team that is scheduled to select next may move ahead of the "tardy" team by turning in their draft pick first.

Time Limits by Round

• Round 1 - 10 minutes
• Round 2 - 7 minutes
• Round 3 - 5 minutes
• Round 4 - 5 minutes
• Round 5 - 5 minutes
• Round 6 - 5 minutes
• Round 7 - 5 minutes