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NFL Draft kicks off in Chicago

(NFL Draft Scout.com) The NFL Draft kicks off tonight in Chicago, Ill. on ESPN.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be officially be on the clock just after 7pm at Auditorium Theater on the campus of Roosevelt University.

Temperatures in the Windy City were around 50 degrees in the draft-themed carnival \"Draft Town.\"

CBS 58's John Cuoco says Green Bay Packers fans have shown up proudly wearing their green and gold.

A huge structure has been constructed at Grant Park. A variety of activities are being offered for fans who show up to watch the selection process.

With sunny skies overhead, the event in the early afternoon had a Summerfest feel to it.

The NFL says it chose Chicago over Los Angeles because of the festival feel to the grounds.


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