Wednesday, the 2020 NFL draft will take place in vegas, commissioner Roger Goodell said.
The draft will take place April 23-25, only months prior to the Raiders start their season in vegas.
“The NFL Draft is one of the most-anticipated events of this season and we’re excited to take it into vegas,” Goodell said in an announcement. “We anticipate working with the Raiders, vegas officials as well as the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to generate an unforgettable week long party of football for our fans, both the in coming prospects and spouses .”
Publish events will take place in and around the Vegas Strip, the team said.
Last year’s draft was at the Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium. The 2019 draft will take place and for the first time all three days will probably be broadcast on ABC. The network will combine ESPN, also part of Walt Disney Company’s TV properties, for policy on Friday and Thursday nights, the last moment, and also the 2 networks will simulcast.