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Photo Shows How Crazy ESPN's NFL Draft Setup Is

A general photo taken at the NFL Draft.

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: The Dallas Cowboys war room is seen on a video board during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The NFL Draft is always a major production for ESPN, but the 2020 iteration is on a different level, thanks to the unique circumstances everyone is facing.

COVID-19 has forced the event to be held virtually. Instead of prospects in attendance being able to walk on stage and greet commissioner Roger Goodell when they hear their name called, they will have to do it digitally.

In an attempt to put together as high-quality a product as possible, ESPN sent camera production kits to nearly 60 draft hopefuls who are set to be picked tonight or tomorrow. The equipment will be used to broadcast directly from each player's home.

If you want a glimpse into how extensive this whole operation is, just look at this photo of the 60-plus feeds that are pouring into the studios in Bristol. It is like the Brady Bunch intro on steroids.

God speed to the producers in charge of the broadcasts tonight and tomorrow. Hopefully they're locked in and on the ball.

We're less than an hour from the 2020 NFL Draft getting underway. You can watch the action tonight on ESPN, ABC or NFL Network.

We will also be bringing you updates on all the major stories at The Spun throughout the evening.