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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 05 / 15

“Normally, in the third round, the third day of a draft, we're showing fans, diehards asleep in the fourth level of Radio City Music Hall. Now there were a quarter of a million people strolling around Grant Park” – NFL Network’s Rich Eisen , on the NFL Draft in Chicago this ...

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Twitter Me This....

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