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2020 NFL Draft To Proceed April 23-25 Without Public Events In Las Vegas


The NFL has modified its plans for the 2020 NFL Draft due to the COVID-19 pandemic, league commissioner Roger Goodell announced Monday.

The NFL Draft will proceed April 23-25 and be televised, but all public events in Las Vegas have been cancelled.

The decision was made with guidance from medical experts such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and in in coordination with public authorities in Nevada and Las Vegas.

"This decision reflects our foremost priority -- the health and safety of all fans and citizens," Goodell in a statement. "While this outcome is disappointing both to the NFL and to the Las Vegas community, we look forward to partnering with the Raiders, the City of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for a future NFL Draft as well as evaluating opportunities for other major NFL events in Las Vegas in the future, including the Super Bowl."

The Redskins have seven selections in the 2020 NFL Draft, including the No. 2 overall pick. Stay up to date with all of the draft news, HERE.