With the coronavirus pandemic forcing the National Football League to go the virtual route for its upcoming draft, we’ve learned about a new golden nugget during the opening round.

As is customary, commissioner Roger Goodell will announce each of the 32 draft selections during the first round on April 23.

But according to Peter King of NBC Sports, because we are now all following physical distancing guidelines due to COVID-19 — at least, we all should be — Goodell will not be at NFL headquarters in New York City or a television studio on draft night.

Goodell will announce the first-round picks from the basement of his home in Bronxville, N.Y.


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