If the NFL Draft is going to be held in Las Vegas, you know that’s going to be wild.
Yet I did not fully appreciate just how wild. I should have expected this level of wildness:
The stage for the 2020 NFL Draft in Las Vegas will be on the water at the Fountains of Bellagio. The players will be transported to the stage by boat. pic.twitter.com/8sVl8p2ZBx
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) January 21, 2020
That’s just too perfect, isn’t it? Why not go VERY BIG if you’re going to be in Vegas. Leave your subtleties in Oakland, pal.
The NFL is presenting it's plans to the Clark County Commission for their plans for the NFL Draft in Vegas this spring.
Here's a layout of what the events will look like, including the red carpet stage being held at the Bellagio Foutains. pic.twitter.com/72Ixm1KA9k
— Colton Lochhead (@ColtonLochhead) January 21, 2020
Proposed plans for Las Vegas NFL draft include shutting down traffic on the Strip for three days, making the Bellagio fountains a "showpiece" https://t.co/RkLn3sEIqj
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January 21, 2020
This is the Red Carpet stage that will go over the lake at the @Bellagio. People will be able to watch from the Las #Vegas Strip. Draft picks by the @NFL teams will be introduced here. #NFLDraft #NFLDraft2020 @NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/ryDGMiijLx
— Clark County Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) January 21, 2020
The Las Vegas Strip is expected to be closed down for the three-day event, with upwards of 400,000 people coming to enjoy the festivities. Let’s just hope the shuttle boat doesn’t run out of gas at any point mid-pick.