CBS Sports Offers Second-Screen Experience For 2014 Draft
CBSSports.com will offer an in-depth second screen experience for the 2014 Draft with “Draft Grades Live,” featuring live video programming online and on the CBS Sports app throughout all three days of the event. The show will feature extensive news and commentary from a team of pro and fantasy football insiders along with an integrated social and interactive experience for viewers.
Draft Grades Live will feature CBSSports.com writers and columnists offering pick-by-pick grades, discussing what’s trending in the social space, and answering fan questions via Twitter and phone calls. Available across online and mobile platforms, the show will offer the latest news, predictions and analysis for all seven rounds of the Draft, and interview coaches and general managers. Draft Grades Live will also feature frequent updates from CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the site of the 2014 Draft.
In addition to the live show, the site will feature written draft grades for all 256 picks in rounds 1-7, a constantly updated list of the best available players, written and video analysis on the first 32 picks and key players throughout the draft, team-by-team grades, and overall winners and losers. CBSSports.com social accounts, including @cbssports and @EyeonNFL, will also announce all picks as soon as they are made.
For Draft fans on the go, the CBS Sports app for iPhone and Android will offer streaming coverage of CBSSports.com Draft Grades Live as well as an enhanced live Draft tracker with round-by-round picks, mock drafts, and profiles of college prospects complete with their Combine stats. The app is customizable by team and offers push notifications for picks, trades, and breaking news.
Schedule for Draft Grades Live on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app
Thursday, May 8
CBSSports.com Draft Grades Live (8:00 p.m., ET – completion of 1st round)
Friday, May 9
CBSSports.com Draft Grades Live (6:30 p.m., ET – completion of 3rd round)
Saturday, May 10
CBSSports.com Draft Grades Live (12:00p.m., ET – completion of 7th round)