There's a major catch. Five months out, the league's general counsel told reporters yesterday that pro football is still on track for later this year. "That's our expectation," said Jeff Pash, though he also conceded that nothing's guaranteed. The draft will proceed as planned April 23, while the spring league meeting remains set for May 19.
What if coronavirus is still a problem? While the NFL's keen on showing advertisers the show will go on, some say it might need to settle for playing in empty stadiums — or shortening the season.
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