NFL DraftNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the 2010 NFL Draft will make its primetime debut on ESPN on Thursday evening April 22 at 7:30 p.m. when for the first time Round 1 will not air on a Saturday.

The league also announced the draft will expand from 2 days to 3 with Round 2 and Round 3 airing on Friday night with the balance of the draft occuring on Saturday.

So football fans mark your calenders, set your DVR’s if you need to because the NFL Draft is now a primetime event.

[Editor’s note – Steve sent me this post via text message. Steve should be returning to the site before the NFL season starts.]