2019 NFL Draft
Tennessee Titans celebrate second round draft pick A J Brown, with Eddie George at the NFL Draft on April 26, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Al Wagner)
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The NFL’s Big Events: Potential Future Hosts
for the Super Bowl, Draft or Combine

The National Football League is far and away the most popular professional sports league in the United States and its biggest event, the Super Bowl, is often described as virtually a national holiday. In the search for ever-increasing amounts of future revenue, the NFL Draft moved out of New York, where it was held since […]

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The Bellagio and Caesars were scheduled to be used as locations for the 2020 NFL Draft. Photo: John Locher/AP Images

Las Vegas Gets Second Chance at NFL Draft in 2022

Unable to host a public version of the 2020 NFL Draft because of the coronavirus pandemic, Las Vegas has been awarded the 2022 event, which will be staged in similar fashion to what was originally planned. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement during the remotely held draft on April 23 before the Las Vegas […]

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The Bellagio and Caesars were scheduled to be used as locations for the 2020 NFL Draft. Photo: John Locher/AP Images

NFL Maps Out Draft Plans in Las Vegas

When the NFL Draft comes to Las Vegas in April, activities will be spread across the Las Vegas Strip, with the main stage and a fan festival at Caesars Forum and a red carpet for prospects along the fountains of the Bellagio. The 85th NFL Draft will be staged April 23–25 in Las Vegas, which […]

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2019 NFL Draft
Fans crowd downtown to watch the 2019 NFL Draft on April 26 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: AP Images/Doug Benc
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NFL Draft in Nashville Shatters Attendance Record

Nashville, Tennessee, shattered attendance records for an NFL Draft, with the league estimating that 600,000 people attended the three days of the draft held downtown. The closet previous estimate was 275,000 when Philadelphia hosted in 2017. In addition, the league reported that the event set new records in media consumption, with an estimated 6.1 million […]

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