Roger Goodell Will Announce 1st Round NFL Draft Picks From His Basement

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will announce draft picks from the comfort of his basement April 23.

With coronavirus ravaging America and no clear end in sight, Goodell will announce the first round picks from the basement of his house in Westchester County, New York, according to Peter King. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

That’s a massive change from Las Vegas, which is where the draft had originally been slated to start.


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Will this officially be the first time in the history of Goodell’s tenure as commissioner that he won’t be booed during the draft?

Everybody is out there figuring out how to beat coronavirus, and Goodell is playing 4D chess to make sure he doesn’t get relentlessly booed like every other year.

In all seriousness, it’s going to be incredibly bizarre to watch Goodell announce picks from his basement. We’re talking about the NFL draft!

The entire event is about going big, putting on a show and doing things in style. While I’m sure the NFL commissioner has a nice house, it won’t even come close to the same as if the event had gone down in Las Vegas.


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Once again, coronavirus has found a way to absolutely destroy sports and force us to make unfortunate changes.

Luckily, the draft is at least happening. That’s at least a step in the right direction. It should be fun to watch Goodell announce these picks from his basement.


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To say we’re living in wild and unpredictable times would be an understatement.