DETROIT (WKOW) — After initially contemplating Washington D.C. and Green Bay, the NFL will maintain its 2024 draft in Detroit as a substitute.
According to a information launch from the NFL, the choice got here down Monday afternoon. The draft shall be held in Las Vegas this yr after which in Kansas City subsequent yr.
“The draft has become a prominent offseason event across the country, and we are excited to work with the Lions and their partners to bring the 2024 NFL Draft to the Motor City,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stated in a press release. “With the help of Visit Detroit, the Detroit Sports Commission, and the City of Detroit the Lions passionate fan base and all visitors will be treated to an incredible three-day experience.”
Packers workforce president Mark Murphy had beforehand introduced Green Bay as a finalist for the draft website February 28. The NFL had at all times held the draft in New York by means of 2014, and have moved on a rotating system all through varied league cities. Nashville, Cleveland, Philadelphia and different cities have gotten the chance to host.