NFL provides Kansas City with updates on 2023 Draft plans

Kansas City, Mo.

Representatives from the NFL provided Kansas City’s council members an update on Thursday’s massive action.

“Kansas City as they say. ‘You are now on the clock, and you are next,'” Jon Barker, Senior Vice President of Global Events for the NFL, said. south lawn and Union Station, both in front of the station and inside the station.”

Barker told Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas and the rest of the city council Thursday afternoon that his team is ready to bring the 2023 NFL Draft to Union Station.

According to the NFL, Union Station will be the backdrop for the stage and people can sit or stand on the lawn.

“You will see Union Station behind Mr. Goodell as we speak today,” Barker said in an interview with FOX4 after his presentation.

Plans are still underway to determine exactly what will happen on Pershing Street during the event.

“We are still working on a plan about what the fountain will look like and what will be there and who will be able to access the area. It depends on what day we are talking about as well. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The days change, and they feel different, and it looks different, so we’re still working on exactly where fans will access and where they can go,” Barker said.

Barker said fans will be able to run the 40-yard dash, kick field goals and throw footballs. They will have all the activities where you can measure yourself against professional football players.

“You can also measure yourself against prospects when they go through the combine,” continued Braker. “How to do vertical? How to jump wide? This is something that we want to make sure that children and adults whether you are eight or 85 years old, you have the opportunity to experience.

The draft begins Thursday, April 27, and runs through Saturday, April 29. It’s free.

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