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News: DMN: NFL eyes LA, Chicago or NY to host 2015 draft, but Arlington is an option

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  1. NewsBot

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    AT&T Stadium in Arlington is still in contention to host the 2015 NFL Draft, but the league has zeroed in on three cities — Los Angeles, New York and Chicago — as sites for its biggest spring event.

    “We are focusing right now on those three cities. That could change,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said.

    Aiello refuted reports that said finalists have been named.

    “No one has been eliminated,” he added.


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  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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    So draft is definitely moving next year... LA would be interesting, but the time zone thing would kill my interest.
  3. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Actually central time zone works best all around especially for the night rounds.
  4. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    No thanks. If it comes to DFW I'd rather it be here:

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    than here:

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  5. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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  6. TheCount

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    Love the draft but I really couldn't care less where it's held. I think splitting it into 3 days was step 1 in their plan to have a traveling road show, not surprised at all that this is happening.
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  7. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    I think the new location talk was created because of Radio City Musical Hall booking a stupid Easter show forcing the NFL to push back their schedule. The NFL wants to have the power.
  8. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    i think moving it around is a great idea. very expensive to travel to new york for 3 days.as much as i hate the pro bowl you could generate a bit more interest if you moved it around so avg fans had a shot at attending
  9. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Exactly. I care what players we get, not what city the draft was held in.

    IMO the dragging out of the draft, including the circus between picks, has made it almost unwatchable anyway. I wouldn't care in the slightest about attending it in person.
  10. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    <In before the customarily false "Damn that Goodell! It's all his fault!" comment is posted>
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  11. xwalker

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    You win.
  12. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    Dammit, dammit, dammit! :mad::p
  13. Titleist

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    I couldn't care less where the draft will be held.

    What matters to me is that the draft is held in April rather than May. Absolutely unnecessary to draw it out another couple weeks.
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  14. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I hate moving the draft.

    This commish has basically taken a giant dump on tradition.
  15. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I'm the opposite. I don't care if its in May but it shouldnt be held anywhere but NY.
  16. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    If the Dallas Cowboys are a football team, then it's only par to bring on the draft to Arlington... over hyped and ridiculous they are a couple of twinkies without the creme filling...add 2 more days of coverage while you're at it, put 16 teams in the playoffs, extend the season to 20 games and touch both hands on the QBs arse for a sack. Don't squeeze the Charmin.
  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Word is that they now realize that the #1 event held each year there is going away - they thought they could yank the NFL's chain and the NFL would just sit there and take it. oopppsss.

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