The leading League for American football NFL due to pandemic coronavirus was not to postpone the draft of players before the start of the new season and managed to hold the event.
Of course, it was remotely over the network and using video conferencing. For example, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell led a draft of the basement in his house.
The Commissioner received in advance from the clubs of names of players whom they chose, and Goodell voiced them.
The 2020 #NFLDraft No. 1 overall pick and new Cincinnati Bengals QB…
Joe Burrow. pic.twitter.com/HKLNC9wORH
— NFL (@NFL) April 24, 2020
“Everything went well, now you can sleep. We have to adapt to new conditions. It was important to do it for the clubs,” said Goodell.
Players during the draft were at home and celebrating with families.
Season in the NFL starts in September, but the League expects it will start without the fans in the stands.