81st NFL DRAFT
When: Round 1, 7 p.m. Thursday. Rounds 2-3, 6 p.m. Friday. Rounds 4-7, 11 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Auditorium Theatre, Chicago.
TV: ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network.
Selections: 253, including 32 compensatory choices.
Vikings choices (eight): First round, 23rd overall; second, 54th; third, 86th; fourth, 121st; fifth, 160th; sixth, 180th (from 49ers); seventh, 240th (from Buffalo) and 244th.