The NFL draft will go on as scheduled, the league announced last week, and on Monday the league announced to teams it will require each league executive and employee to work from home over the course of the draft.
Such an announcement was a formality at this point, as most of the country remains under "stay at home" orders through the end of the month.
"Because of the circumstances, Clubs have been advised to prepare to conduct the entire 2020 Draft outside of their facilities and in a fully virtual format, with club personnel in separate locations and able to communicate with one another and Draft headquarters by phone or Internet. We have reviewed this matter in the past few days with both the Competition Committee and CEC, and this will confirm that Clubs will conduct their Draft operations remotely, with club personnel separately located in their homes," Roger Goodell wrote in the memo.
The memo did not contain information on where Goodell will make each announcement from, but the assumption has to be that will be done from his home as well.
In effect, the real NFL Draft will be held like millions of fantasy drafts over the years -- only with jobs on the line, not bragging rights.
View the full announcement below:
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