Ikem Okeke is a Bishop Gorman High alum who played his college football at Hawaii. After his pro day was canceled due to the coronavirus, he’s attempting to catch the attention of NFL scouts by creating his own workout using the same company that tests at the combine. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
On Monday, the NFL announced the draft and its planned festivities would no longer take place in Las Vegas though the draft itself will still take place Apr. 23-25 as scheduled. The Raiders grabbed former Bears LB Nick Kwiatkoski in the first day of the legal tampering period. The Vegas Nation team breaks down the latest news in this update.(Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders may look to select a quarterback in the 2020 NFL Draft and have 5 picks in the top 100. Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Utah State’s Jordan Love could be among those the team has on their watchlist. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Quarterbacks Tua Tagavailoa and Joe Burrow spoke to media on Tuesday and discussed what traits they have that make them top choices for teams ahead of the NFL Draft, what their experience has been like at the 2020 NFL scouting combine and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
As the 2020 draft for the NFL approaches the first round of predictions for the Raiders picks have come out. Raiders beat writer Myles Simmons and Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto go over the potential players the Raiders will pick for the draft.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Monday started the process of seeking volunteers for the 2020 NFL Draft. Volunteers will act as ambassadors for the NFL Draft Experience by representing the city and the NFL in all fan-facing activities in and around draft activation locations. As of Monday, more than 800 people have already registered to volunteer.
The Las Vegas Raiders own the 12th and 19th overall draft picks for the 2020 NFL Draft. Las Vegas Review-Journal host Cassie Soto and Raiders beat writer Myles Simmons discuss what NFL teams with those same picks have done in previous years and what the Raiders are likely to do when on the clock.
After the NFL Draft locations were revealed at a commission meeting in Las Vegas, the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Ed Graney asked football fans on the street their reactions to the news and if they thought that draft prospects may jump into the water from the stage over the Bellagio Fountains. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NFL and tourism representatives have announced the plan for the 2020 NFL Draft in Las Vegas, an event expected to be one of the biggest events in city history. Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Mick Akers discuss the details, including staging areas and road closures.
Renderings of staging plans for the 2020 NFL Draft in Las Vegas including stages at the Bellagio fountains and Caesars Forum. (NFL)
On Tuesday, the Clark County Commission is expected to vote on items regarding the 2020 NFL Draft including possible stage locations, road closures and more. The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Mick Akers preview that meeting and how the decisions made will impact the city of Las Vegas.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday morning that Las Vegas has everything a city needs to host a Super Bowl, and more.
The Caesars Forum convention center in Las Vegas has started to sell space for the $375 million, 550,000-square-foot facility that potentially could accommodate 10,000 people at a time.
The city of Las Vegas will welcome the NFL with open arms in 2020, with the draft set for April 23-25 and the new Raiders stadium opening in July. Nashville hosted the 2019 NFL Draft and broke multiple records including total direct spending and attendance and the pressure is on Las Vegas to top those figures.