Event of the Day: NFL Draft

Thursday 25th April 2019

Our event of the day is the 2019 NFL draft, which this year is being held in Nashville, Tennessee. Today will see the all important first round take place before Friday and Saturday sees the ensuing rounds 2 to 7 that’ll draw the draft to a close. There will be 254 entrants in this year’s draft on the look out for a professional contract from the 32 teams who will be hoping to snap up the league’s next big star.  After recording a woeful record of 13 losses and just three wins last term, it is the Arizona Cardinals who have the honour of kicking off proceedings in Nashville, as they have the number one pick. Many are expecting quarterback Kyler Murray of the Oklahoma Sooners to go first for the Cardinals. Arizona head coach Kliff Kingsbury will be excited by the possibility of coaching the highly-rated QB who threw for 42 touchdowns last year which saw him pick up the coveted Heisman Trophy. Whoever the Cardinals...

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