Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 6/20/13

After pushing the NFL draft back into May, commissioner Roger Goodell has plans to potentially move the annual event to a different locale.

Steelers President Art Rooney II has a place in mind.

“Sure, I’d like to see the draft move around (to other cities), and I would love to see it come to Pittsburgh some time,” said Rooney, via the Steelers' official site. “It’s a great event and attracts tremendous fan interest. It would be a fun event for Pittsburgh to host, and I think our city could do a great job with it.”

In 2014, the new NFL offseason calender will take effect, including the aforementioned change to the Draft date. Rooney says he's leery of altering the schedule beyond what's already been announced.

“I’m happy we didn’t move (the draft) back any further than we did,” said Rooney. “There was some chance it was going to get moved back one more week in May, but they only moved it two weeks. To me, I think we can live with that. One or two weeks is not going to make that much of a difference, but once you get beyond that it does start to affect the football side of things and really how much time you have with the rookies, in terms of getting them in and starting to work with them. That has to be considered, and I think it will be. Next year it will be a little bit of a trial run, and we’ll see how it goes.”

It's unclear if Radio City Music Hall will remain the draft's venue, but Pittsburgh, a city lush with history and NFL success, wouldn't be a bad alternative at all.

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