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Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field — pictured here during a Packers game against the New Orleans Saints on September 24, 2023 — will be the epicenter of the 2025 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
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Green Bay Takes NFL Draft Baton from Detroit, Prepares for 2025

The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers have a rivalry on the gridiron that goes back to when the franchises first clashed in 1930. Off the field, the two sides have come together in collaboration when it comes to hosting the NFL Draft. Detroit just finished hosting the biggest draft of all time with more […]

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Detroit Draft Stage
Detroit is ready to host its first NFL Draft following the Lions' best season in 30 years. Rendering courtesy of the Detroit Sports Commission
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Detroit Ready for its Moment in the NFL Draft Spotlight

The Detroit sports scene has been a roller coaster during the first quarter of this century. The Pistons and Red Wings each celebrated championships in the early 2000s, the Tigers made World Series runs in 2006 and 2012 and the fourth professional sports team in the Motor City has been an afterthought … until now. […]

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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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MGM Properties Sale
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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MGM Properties Sale
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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