ORLANDO, Fla. — It may be the off-season, but it’s is a very big weekend for football fans.
The 2021 NFL Draft got underway in Cleveland Thursday night with first round picks.
Organizers spent most of the week setting the stage -- literally -- and it’s huge.
They built it in a hangar just outside First Energy Stadium.
The 2021 NFL Draft includes some big changes from a year ago.
Last year’s draft was totally virtual because of the pandemic.
This weekend, thousands of fans continue to pour into Cleveland for the all the festivities.
Back here in Florida, Jacksonville fans depressed over the team’s brutal 1-15 season now have something to celebrate.
The Jaguars drafted Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence Thursday night in the opening pick of the first round.
If you aren’t lucky enough to be in Cleveland to catch the draft in person, don’t despair.
Channel 9 has you covered!
Live coverage of the 2021 NFL Draft airs again Friday and Saturday on WFTV Ch. 9:
- Friday 4/30: 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
- Saturday 5/1: Noon to 7 p.m.