2010 NFL Draft: Facts & Figures

The draft starts in a week!

The NFL draft kicks off on Thursday, April 22, with the Packers owning pick No. 23 in the first round and eight selections in all. We have the nuts-and-bolts breakdown as the clock ticks down until the big day.

Just the facts

What: 75th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.

Where: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York City.

When: Round 1 — Thursday, April 22, 6:30 p.m. Central; Rounds 2-3 — Friday, April 23, 5 p.m. Central; Rounds 4-7 — Saturday, April 24, 9 a.m. Central.

255 selections: There will be 255 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 16 teams that suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.

Pick breakdown

The compensatory choices:

Round 3: Cincinnati, 33; Tennessee, 34; Atlanta, 35. 

Round 4: Cincinnati, 33. 

Round 5: Pittsburgh, 33; Atlanta, 34; Pittsburgh, 35; Minnesota, 36; San Diego, 37; Green Bay, 38. 

Round 6: Carolina, 33; Jacksonville, 34; Carolina, 35; New England, 36; San Francisco, 37; Tennessee, 38. 

Round 7: Indianapolis, 33; Tennessee, 34; Pittsburgh, 35; Philadelphia, 36; Philadelphia, 37; Seattle, 38; Indianapolis, 39; New England, 40; New England, 41; Carolina, 42; New England, 43; Oakland, 44; Miami, 45; Tampa Bay, 46; St. Louis, 47; Detroit, 48.

Haves and have-nots: Seattle (Nos. 6 and 14) and San Francisco (Nos. 13 and 17) have two selections in the first round. Carolina and Chicago do not have first-round picks. 

In the second round, Tampa Bay (Nos. 3 and 10), Kansas City (Nos. 4 and 18), Philadelphia (Nos. 5 and 23) and Denver (Nos. 11 and 13) have two picks apiece and New England (Nos. 12, 15 and 21) has three selections.

Time limits: 10 minutes per selection in Round 1; 7 minutes per selection in Round 2; 5 minutes per selection in Rounds 3-7.

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