Goodell to announce draft first-round picks from his basement
The draft will have a different feel this year, and Roger Goodell's plan to announce the selections is part of that. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The 2020 NFL Draft is going to be a strange ride nobody’s ever seen before.

The entire draft will be done virtually with coaches, general managers and scouts all working from their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This won’t stop NFL commissioner Roger Goodell from announcing the first-round picks like he always does, but instead of doing it up on a big stage, he’ll be in his basement in Bronxville, New York.

Peter King of NBC Sports shared this nugget on Sunday:

The league has 58 players participating in the virtual draft to try to spice up the action. But if this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” broadcast was any indication, it’s going to be a bit weird.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.

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