The first round of the NFL Draft usually lasts about four hours, though it can be a little shorter or a little longer depending on trades and how quickly teams make their selections.
The first round of the 2021 NFL Draft starts at 8:00 pm ET on Thursday, April 29th. It is expected to run until midnight, at which point the draft ends for the day. It will continue with Rounds 2-3 on Friday, April 30 at 7:00 pm ET, with Day 3 going most of the day on Sunday.
The draft is being held remotely.