CBSSports.com Selects Facebook For NFL Draft Coverage

CBSSports.com‘s coverage of the 2012 National Football League Draft, which kicks off Thursday night, will include a social desk dedicated to monitoring Facebook and Twitter for social buzz.

Lindsay McCormick will be the host of the CBSSports.com Draft Show Live social desk, joined by Senior NFL Columnist Pete Prisco, and Senior NFL Blogger Will Brinson.

The social desk will interact with fans, conduct instant polls, engage users in social conversation, and share insight, analysis, and opinion about draft picks from CBSSports.com.

The “traditional” coverage on CBSSports.com will be hosted by Jason Horowitz and feature NFL, college football, and draft experts including College Football Insider Bruce Feldman, NFL Draft Expert Rob Rang, and former St. Louis Rams General Manager Billy Devaney.

The preshow will kick off Thursday at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the first round from 8 p.m. until its completion. Rounds two and three will be held Friday, with the preshow at 6:30 and draft coverage getting under way at 7 p.m.

Readers: Who would you like to see your favorite NFL team draft?

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