according to While the Super Bowl bid is likely to fall short, Wood has also told the league he wants to bring the NFL draft to Detroit.
Detroit last hosted a Super Bowl in 2006.
“From the time that we had the last Super Bowl until now, the city has kind of remade itself,” Wood said Tuesday at the NFL annual meetings.
(Photo: Jon Durr, Getty Images)Phoenix — Detroit Lions president Rod Wood has said in recent months he hopes to lure big events to the city, including another Super Bowl.
The Lions intend to bid on the NFL draft.
as informed in To measure each team’s draft capital, I’ll be using the empirical draft chart generated by Chase Stuart of Football Perspective.
San Francisco is closer to Minnesota, which ranks 28th in draft capital, than it is to Cleveland.
New Orleans would have to sacrifice some of its draft capital gains if it wanted to acquire Patriots CB Malcolm Butler.
Pittsburgh SteelersOriginal adjusted capital: 37.3 pointsActual capital: 37.6 points (plus-0.8 percent)Twenty-three of the league’s 32 teams have less to work with in terms of draft capital than they would have without any trades, and there isn’t much of a difference between teams ranked No.
Barring a major trade, we should have a solid sense of how much draft capital each team has to work with for the upcoming season.
One NFL team has reportedly already decided not to draft college star who punched a woman
as informed in When it comes to taking controversial Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon in next month’s NFL draft, one team reportedly has decided to pass.
[Can Joe Mixon convince an NFL team to draft him?] Any of the league’s 31 other teams could decide that Miami is wrong and that Mixon is worth a late draft pick.
According to the incident report, Mixon tore up the citation and threw the pieces of paper into the attendant’s face.
The Miami Dolphins have a “zero percent chance” of taking him, an unnamed source told the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero.
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