Eleven cities interested in hosting NFL draft if it leaves NYC, per source
Radio City Music Hall is not out of the picture for next year's draft, and the NFL holds an option to have the event there for a 10th consecutive year. But the league does not want its draft affected by the scheduling conflict that arose last year, when the league pushed the event back two weeks -- to May 8-10 -- ostensibly in reaction to Radio City's plans for a new spring show featuring the Rockettes. That show subsequently was cancelled in March due to a lack of ticket sales, but the NFL has been informed that Radio City intends to try to put on the show again in 2015. The league has not made a decision on whether to move the draft back into April as it has been traditionally held, or remain in May, possibly at an even later date.