NFL Draft Ad With Roger Goodell, Eminem Actually Had Fans Laughing

This was pretty good.

The 2024 NFL draft is now less than a week away and if you need any more reason to get excited about it, then you need to see ESPN's new ad featuring a combination that nobody could have predicted—Roger Goodell and Eminem.

This year's draft will be held in downtown Detroit, so this pairing does make a lot of sense. It was just jarring to see at first. And you know what? They actually had fans laughing with their banter about Eminem's hometown.

Check it out:

Fans loved it:

Let's get drafting.

Andy Nesbitt


Andy Nesbitt is the Assistant Managing Editor of Audience Engagement at Sports Illustrated. He works closely with the Breaking & Trending News Team to shape SI’s daily coverage across all sports. He has been working in sports media for over 20 years, appearing on Fox Sports, For the Win, The Boston Globe, and NBC Sports. He’s a golf fanatic who desperately wants to see the Super Bowl played on a Saturday night.