The NFL claims this year’s Draft set a new record: The organization says total attendance for the event in Nashville surpassed 600,000 across the three days. The numbers include the crowd that swarmed Lower Broadway in front of the event’s main stage and those who crossed the river to the NFL Draft Experience at Nissan […]
Listen / The NFL Draft comes to Nashville in what may be a milestone year for the city: NFL teams are expected to select more players from Middle Tennessee in 2019 than at any other time on record.
Listen / Ever since Nashville landed the NFL Draft a year ago, the hype has promised a huge economic impact for the city, along with massive media exposure. Yet capturing the costs and the inconvenience is much more difficult. As the three-day football fest begins, WPLN breaks down the math behind the Draft.
Listen / Every day in Nashville, music executives try to figure out how much money, time and effort to invest in amateurs. This week, as the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, that projection plight is mirrored in the world of sports.
When the NFL Draft descends upon downtown Nashville on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the result will be nothing short of organized mayhem. There are road closures, business closures and rerouted public transit.
Listen / Nashville’s selection as host city for next year’s NFL Draft could draw tens of thousands of attendees to what has become a sprawling three-day festival, with another 40 million TV viewers potentially catching a glimpse of the city.