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ESPN980 Will Be Live From The Redskins Draft Day Party


Saturday will be a day full of fun and Redskins pride at FedExField. 

Beginning at 11 a.m., fans can spend the afternoon hanging out at the stadium with some of their favorite current and former Redskins players while watching the NFL Draft on the high definition video boards.

The day will begin with a party, hosted by Redskins Salute, where members can enjoy an exclusive VIP Party from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Bud Light Party Pavilion tent where members can enjoy light tailgating with complimentary food and beverage, raffle prizes, giveaways and a special appearance by Redskins defensive back Bashaud Breeland.

In addition to Breeland, fans can also meet and take pictures with Pierre Garçon, Ricky Jean Francois, Preston Smith, Chris Baker, Josh Norman, Clinton Portis, Santana Moss and the Redskin's selections in the first and second rounds of the NFL Draft, who will be available throughout the afternoon.

Fans will also have the chance to tour the Redskins locker room, test their passing and kicking skills, dress like a Redskins player, and take pictures with the Super Bowl trophies. Family friendly activities including a moon bounce and a photo booth will also be available.

The Redskins first and second picks of the third round of the Draft will be announced at FedExField with a special guest announcing the selections.

ESPN980 will be broadcasting live from the Draft Day Party, fans can tune in live all day on the ESPN980 app to hear coverage of the Draft.

Andy Pollin will start the live broadcasting onsite from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. while Scott Jackson and Tim Murrary will join together for live coverage from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This event will come at the toes of the debut for the new ESPN980 lineup, beginning Monday, May 2, bringing Redskins fans 17 hours of live daily local sports talk.




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