Pro day cancellations because of the coronavirus have forced NFL prospect Ikem Okeke, a safety from Hawaii who played at Bishop Gorman High School, to get creative.
The former Oregon standout has learned to be the kind of vocal leader NFL teams are looking for to lead their franchise.
The total number of quarterbacks taken in the first round is four at Caesars Palace, with the over a -140 favorite.
Less than a month from the draft, the Miami Dolphins are the favorites at Caesars Entertainment and William Hill to select former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
While public events were already canceled, the NFL draft will not have a presence in Las Vegas this year, a source confirmed to the Review-Journal.
The global pandemic that is the coronavirus has gripped Southern Nevada in a most relentless manner, its harsh realities being felt from one side of town to the next.
Rates for hotel rooms during the upcoming NFL draft were already sliding last week as Las Vegas and other cities shut down to contain the spreading coronavirus.
Local leaders won’t speculate on a future NFL draft here, but what’s known for sure is that thousands of people and millions of dollars won’t be coming in April.
The NFL has canceled plans to hold its draft in Las Vegas this year because of concerns over the spread of coronavirus.
The Redskins shake up the top 10 by selecting a quarterback just a year after spending a first-round selection on the same position.