Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer James Lofton to announce second round pick
James Lofton, with Marvin Driver, the brother of Donald Driver – another Packers #80. Lofton will be delivering the Packers’ second round selection Friday, May 9.
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Green Bay Packers great James Lofton, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, will be one of NFL greats who will announce second round selections on Friday, May 9.
The NFL released the complete list today … see it below …
32 NFL GREATS TO ANNOUNCE SECOND ROUND DRAFT PICKS IN PRIMETIME; ONE FAN TO HELP ANNOUNCE PICK OF HIS/HER FAVORITE TEAM
The National Football League announced today that 32 NFL former players, one representing each team, will announce live on Friday, May 9, second-round Draft picks from Radio City Music Hall. This marks the fourth year in which each selection in the second round is announced by a former player.
The list of players scheduled to make selections includes 11 Pro Football Hall of Famers, with five from the Class of 2014. Combined, these players have nearly 20 Super Bowl championships and 150 Pro Bowl appearances between them.
Arizona Cardinals, Aeneas Williams (S)**
Atlanta Falcons, Claude Humphrey (DE)**
Baltimore Ravens, Michael McCrary (DE)
Buffalo Bills, Andre Reed (WR)**
Carolina Panthers, Mark Carrier (WR)
Chicago Bears, Mike Singletary (LB)
Cincinnati Bengals, Ken Riley (CB)
Cleveland Browns, Eric Metcalf (WR)
Dallas Cowboys, Dat Nguyen (LB)
Denver Broncos, Gene Mingo (HB)
Detroit Lions, Herman Moore (WR)
Green Bay Packers, James Lofton (WR)
Houston Texans, Chester Pitts (G)
Indianapolis Colts, Marvin Harrison (WR)
Jacksonville Jaguars, Brad Meester (C)
*Kansas City Chiefs, Curley Culp (DT)
Miami Dolphins, Larry Little (G)
Minnesota Vikings, Joey Browner (S)
New England Patriots, Willie McGinest (DE-LB)
New Orleans Saints, Morten Andersen (K)
New York Giants, Harry Carson (LB)
New York Jets, Chad Pennington (QB)
Oakland Raiders, Willie Brown (CB)
Philadelphia Eagles, Mike Quick (WR)
Pittsburgh Steelers, Terry Hanratty (QB)
St. Louis Rams, Kevin Carter (DE)
San Diego Chargers, Jamal Williams (DT)
San Francisco 49ers, Dennis Brown (DE)
Seattle Seahawks, Walter Jones (T)**
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Derrick Brooks (LB)**
Tennessee Titans, Kevin Dyson (WR)
Washington Redskins, London Fletcher (LB)
Hall of Famers are listed in bold and the class of 2014 is indicated by **. The Kansas City Chiefs, marked with a *, do not have a second-round selection, barring a trade into Round 2. Curley Culp will announce their Round 3 pick.
The 2014 NFL Draft will continue the three-day format introduced in 2010, with the first round broadcast in primetime at 8:00 pm ET on Thursday, May 8. Rounds 2 – 3 will air at 7:00 pm ET on Friday, May 9. The Draft concludes with Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, May 10, at 12:00 pm ET. The NFL Draft will be broadcast on NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2. Fans also may watch the live NFL Network stream on NFL Mobile from Verizon and follow the NFL Draft conversation on Twitter with #NFLDraft.
In addition, Round Two of the NFL Draft will be sponsored by Bud Light, the official beer sponsor of the NFL. To kick off the fourth year of its sponsorship, Bud Light will provide 32 NFL fans – one representing each team’s fan base – a VIP experience at the Draft including a dinner reception with the players. Additionally, one of the winning fans will receive the opportunity to announce his or her favorite team’s second round draft pick on stage with the player, and the other 31 fans will serve as card carriers for their teams’ pick.
For more information on the 2014 NFL Draft, including how to attend, visit www.nfl.com/draft or www.1iota.com.