Fans and media not pleased with the extra two weeks before this year's draft, may have to get used to the longer wait. As a result of a scheduling conflict with Radio City Music Hall, the annual draft venue may have started a new trend. Early May could be the new home for the most highly-anticipated day of the NFL offseason.
All options, as far as a new venue and later date, are still on the table for future drafts per Goodell. The one thing that won’t change?
“We’re not going to expand beyond seven rounds,” Goodell said.