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Is the draft still going to happen and what about the 2020 NFL season?

The NFL is in heavy discussion with GMs about the draft and are restricting access to NFL facilities.

NFL: JAN 29 Super Bowl LIV - Commissioners Press Conference Photo by Rich Graessle/PPI/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

In the middle of a historical event as we all are (hopefully) doing our best to limit the spread of COVID-19 the NFL is busy doing its part to both help protect its people and its business.

Below in the NFL news you will find two interesting articles discussing a recent mandate by the NFL that all facilities close as well as rumor that the NFL GMs of the league really don’t feel ready to handle the draft on schedule at the end of April while the owners still seem to be leaning toward the draft staying on schedule.

That then begs the question for those of us who like to look a bit ahead into what the future might hold: is the NFL season in jeopardy?

I’m curious as to what you all think about this...though let’s make sure to leave politics and personal attacks out.

Is the season in jeopardy?

If a vaccine isn’t available by the start of the season, would you still go to the games?

Bronco News

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Other NFL News

NFL wants April draft to go on as scheduled despite GMs’ recommendation
The NFL plans to stick with April 23-25 for this year’s draft despite a GM subcommittee recommendation that it be moved back, sources say.

NFL club facilities will be closed effective Wednesday -
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Historical DVOA Estimates Revisited | Football Outsiders
Six years ago, we ran an article estimating DVOA all the way back to 1950 based on standard stats. Let's update those tables now that we have real play-by-play breakdown for 1985-1988 and six additional seasons since 2014. The 2018 Chiefs and 2019 Ravens are among the teams now appearing on these best-ever tables.

No Surprise Peyton Manning Turned Down MNF - Sports Illustrated
Peyton Manning is likely to end up in a front office. Plus, it's getting easier for guys like Travis Frederick to retire, the Patriots may be done adding veteran QBs, more NFL notes.

Tom Brady takes high road in first press conference since Patriots departure - Sports Illustrated
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2020 NFL free agency's best contracts: Cousins extension smart -
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Top 101 NFL free agents of 2020: Where will Cam Newton land? -
Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling have combined their personal rankings to formulate's Top 101 Free Agents of 2020. Who's off the market? Which free agents are still available?

Panthers release Cam Newton after nine seasons -
The Carolina Panthers already said goodbye to Cam Newton. The team has now made the split official. The Panthers released the former NFL MVP as soon as Tuesday.