Right before the start of the 2023 NFL season, we had the chance to chat with NFL insider Ian Rapoport about the new documentary, NFL Draft: The Pick Is In which is streaming now on The Roku Channel. The documentary take us behind the scenes of the most dynamic weekend in football. Film crews are embedded in the draft rooms of the Cowboys, Panthers, Colts, and Jaguars across all seven rounds of the NFL draft.
NFL Draft: The Pick Is In offers viewers inside looks with draft coverage from NFL Network host Rich Eisen and insider Ian Rapoport, pick announcements from Commissioner Roger Goodell, agent Reggie Johnson’s perspective from the rookie green room, and more. It also featuresChristian Gonzalez, Devon Witherspoon, Anthony Richardson, Bryce Young, Will Lewis, CJ Stroud, Will Anderson Jr, Tyree Wilson, Joey Porter Jr, Matthew Bergeron, Mazi Smith, Anton Harrison, Julius Brents, DeMarvion Overshown, Colby Wooden, Deuce Vaughn, Jay Ward, Chandler Zavala, Evan Hull, Erick Hallett, and Elijah Cooks.
In our interview, Ian talks about being in the documentary and behind-the-scenes access that fans will get of an NFL insider. He also discusses some misconceptions of being an NFL insider, whether he likes reporting or commenting on news the most, and more.
Watch the conversation with Ian below.