NFL Teams to Announce Day 3 Draft Picks from Unique Locations Across the Globe
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Club Draft festivities to take place at team facilities, military bases, international stadiums, among other special sites.
The excitement of the 2016 NFL Draft continues on Day 3 as all 32 NFL teams will announce picks from special locations around the world.
From local high schools and club facilities to military bases and stadiums abroad, NFL clubs will host Day 3 festivities at a special location of their choosing. Fourteen teams will announce picks from unique local market and international sites, 13 from stadiums and five from practice facilities.
Clubs will also use Day 3 of the NFL Draft to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on their team. Announcements will feature current and former players, NFL Legends, military personnel, youth organizations, among other special guests.
A sampling of special Day 3 announcements includes (see full list below):
· Chicago Bears – Bears alumni RASHIED DAVIS, JASON MCKIE and AHMAD MERRITT will introduce Bears season ticket members, military personnel, and Chicago Park District Rep. ROBERTO LUGO, JR to announce the team’s Rounds 4-5 picks with members of the Junior Bears Youth Football League Hamlin Park in Selection Square
· Denver Broncos – Former Broncos QB JAKE PLUMMER, two-time Olympian and former NFL WR JEREMY BLOOM, and Broncos mascot Miles will announce picks from a ski slope at Winter Park in the Rocky Mountains
· Houston Texans – US Gymnast and Olympic hopeful SIMONE BILES to announce picks from NRG Stadium
· Indianapolis Colts – Colts WR PHILLIP DORSETT and S MIKE ADAMS and Indy Car drivers SCOTT DIXON and SAGE KARAM to announce picks from Indianapolis Motor Speedway
· Jacksonville Jaguars – Picks will be announced from London and Jacksonville
· Kansas City Chiefs – Presented by USAA, servicemen to announce Day 3 picks from Whiteman Air Force Base
· New York Giants – Make-A-Wish kids to announce picks from Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, NJ
· Oakland Raiders – Raiders alumni JIM PLUNKETT and LINCOLN KENNEDY and Televisa Head Sports Anchor ANTONIO DE VALDES to announce picks from Azteca Stadium in Mexico City
· Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Legendary college basketball commentator DICK VITALE to announce picks from the team’s facilities at One Buccaneer Place
· Tennessee Titans – Military personnel to announce picks from the 118th Wing at Berry Field Air National Guard Base
Teams’ special Day 3 announcements and festivities will be broadcast in Selection Square Driven by Hyundai, which will serve as the hub of Day 3 Draft festivities in Chicago. Fans can also experience all Rounds 4-7 pick announcements on NFL Draft live platforms such as NFL.com, NFL Mobile by Verizon, NFL Now, XBox One and Yahoo! Sports. NFL Network will also feature select picks from all 32 teams live on NFL Network Draft programming. Select teams will also live stream local pick announcements on their team websites.
Below is the full list of special ways teams will announce Day 3 selections:
The Cardinals will host the Big Red Flag Football Tournament for youth on the grounds of the University of Phoenix Stadium. Cardinals TE IFEANYI MOMAH, 2015 NFL Punt, Pass and Kick National Champion SETH CHICK, season ticket member JULIE KELLER, and Big Red Tournament participants will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
The Falcons will host a V.I.P. event for season ticket members at the Georgia World Congress Center, where the team’s Rounds 1-2 picks will announce Rounds 4-5.
The Ravens will host a public fan forum at M&T Bank Stadium, where Legends, Rounds 1-3 2016 Draft picks and celebrities will announce Rounds 4-5.
The Bills will host a V.I.P. event at 716 Restaurant in Buffalo, where Bills alum STEVE TASKER and season ticket members will announce Rounds 4-5.
The Panthers will host a fan festival at Bank of America Stadium, where alumni will announce Rounds 4-5 from inside the team’s locker room.
The Bears will celebrate with fans in Chicago’s Selection Square, the hub of Draft Day 3 festivities. Bears alumni RASHIED DAVIS, JASON MCKIE and AHMAD MERRITT will introduce Bears season ticket members, military personnel, and Chicago Park District Rep. ROBERTO LUGO, JR to announce the team’s Rounds 4-5 picks with members of the Junior Bears Youth Football League Hamlin Park.
The Bengals will host a V.I.P. celebration at their practice facility, where a notable radio personality, Bengals alumni and Bengals’ Rounds 1-2 picks will announce Rounds 4-5.
As part of the Browns’ dedication to youth football in Ohio, the team will host Greater Cleveland area youth who will be coached by emergency service first responders during a special flag football event at FirstEnergy Stadium. Former Browns Pro Bowl CB HANFORD DIXON, Browns season ticket members, emergency service first responders and youth football players will announce Day 3 picks during the celebration.
The Cowboys will host a family fan fest at AT&T Stadium featuring performances in both English and Spanish. Cowboys alumni will introduce club sponsor representatives to announce Day 3 picks.
Former Broncos QB JAKE PLUMMER, two-time Olympian and former NFL WR JEREMY BLOOM, and Broncos mascot Miles will announce picks from a ski slope at Winter Park in the Rocky Mountains.
The Lions will celebrate season ticket members and corporate partners with V.I.P. festivities at Ford Field. Lions’ alumni OT LOMAS BROWN (1985-95) and K JASON HANSON (1992-2012) will announce Rounds 4-5
Green Bay Packers
The Packers will celebrate with fans at the Lambeau Field Atrium restaurant, 1919 Kitchen & Tap. Rounds 4-5 picks will be announced from Vince Lombardi’s office in the Packers Hall of Fame by former Packers JERRY KRAMER and DAVE ROBINSON, who played under the legendary coach.
The Texans will host a V.I.P. event to celebrate season ticket members at NRG Stadium, where U.S. Gymnast and Olympic hopeful SIMONE BILES will announce Day 3 picks.
The Colts will host a public fan celebration at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Colts WR PHILLIP DORSETT and S MIKE ADAMS and Indy Car drivers SCOTT DIXON and SAGE KARAM will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
The Jaguars will host fan celebrations in both London and Jacksonville. Former Jaguars LB KEVIN HARDY and a contest winner will announce Round 4 from the FanDuelVille Deck at EverBank Field, while Jaguars DT MICHAEL BENNETT and a member of the Union JAX fan group will announce Round 6 from London.
Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs will celebrate military families at Whiteman Air Force Base, where a B-2 Stealth flyover will take place and servicemen will announce Day 3 picks. This event is presented in partnership with USAA.
Los Angeles Rams
The Rams will kick off their first season in Los Angeles by having LA Rams alumni engage with fans and announce their 4th round picks in front of the iconic, red carpet entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood.
The Dolphins will host a V.I.P. event for season ticket members and alumni at the Clevelander Hotel in South Beach, Fla. where three season ticket members will announce Rounds 4-6.
The Vikings will host a public fan event at Mall of America, where Vikings Legends and current players will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
New England Patriots
The Patriots will celebrate local youth athletes and families at Memorial Field in Lawrence, Mass., where Patriots alumni will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
New Orleans Saints
The Saints will host the Annual Draft Super Boil at the team’s practice facility. Two season ticket members will announce the team’s Round 4 picks, while a past Round 5 Draft pick will announce the team’s 2016 Round 5 pick.
New York Giants
The Giants will host a group of Make-A-Wish kids at Quest Diagnostics Training Center, where they will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
New York Jets
The Jets will host their Family Fun Day at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. The Round 4 pick will be announced by NYJ Legend BART SCOTT who will be introduced by season ticket holder BEN ZIMON.
The Raiders will host a public fan fest at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, where Raiders alumni JIM PLUNKETT and LINCOLN KENNEDY and Televisa Head Sports Anchor ANTONIO DE VALDES will announce Day 3 picks. Current players TAIWAN JONES, TJ CARRIE, JUSTIN ELLIS and MALCOLM SMITH will also be in attendance.
The Eagles will host a V.I.P. event for season ticket members and corporate partners at Lincoln Financial Field. Former Eagles LB SETH JOYNER will introduce a local contest winner, an Eagles season ticket member and one lucky fan to announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
The Steelers will host a public fan forum at Heinz Field, where Steelers Nation Unite members and former players will announce Day 3 picks.
San Diego Chargers
The Chargers will host DraftFest at Qualcomm Stadium, where the team’s Round 1 pick, former players and fans will announce the team’s Day 3 picks onstage.
San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers will host a V.I.P. celebration for season ticket members at Levi’s Stadium, where 49ers alumni CEDRICK HARDMAN and JJ STOKES will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
The Seahawks will host a fan festival and flag football games at French Field in Kent, Wash., where a local high school coach, student athletes and Seahawks alumni will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Legendary college basketball commentator DICK VITALE will announce Day 3 picks from the team’s facilities at One Buccaneer Place.
Current Titans players will join military personnel at the 118th Wing at Berry Field Air National Guard Base to announce Day 3 picks.
The Redskins will host military members and families at FedExField, where British Ambassador to the United States SIR KIM DARROCH and acclaimed actress BELLAMY YOUNG will announce Rounds 4-5 picks.