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  • The NFL Draft  had in-person boos for the commissioner this year
  • The NFL Draft 2020 was conducted virtually
  • 2021 marked the first year after 1971 with the first three drafts being Quarterbacks

The most recent top pick was Lawrence, who was drafted to the Jacksonville Jaguars. (photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The NFL and AFL, prior to 1967, had separate drafts
  • The two leagues merged in 1967, leading to a single integrated draft
  • The 2021 draft is the 55th since the league became a single venture

Trevor Lawrence became the top overall pick in this year's NFL Draft. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Jaguars)

  • Travis Etienne, a former Clemson running back, was drafted to the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Etienne will be accompanying his college team mate Lawrence in the Jacksonville Jaguars squad
  • 2021 marked the first year after 1971 with the first three drafts being Quarterbacks

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Trevor Lawrence has physical presence to go with a powerful arm. (Photo credit: Twitter/@TrevorLawrence)

  • The move had been virtually certain ever since the Jaguars were assured of the No. 1 overall pick in December
  • Last season, the Jaguars finished with the NFL's worst record of 1-15

.Cleveland, OH, USA
Tom Brady played 20 seasons for the Patriots.. (Photo credit: Twitter/TomBrady)

  • Aaron Rodgers, the reigning NFL MVP and legendary quarterback has reportedly demanded a trade from the Green Bay Packers
  •  While surprising, it is not the first time a legendary quarterback has switched teams mid career
  • The article explores the top 5 quarterbacks who switched teams mid career and found success in their new home

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the evaluation process had to be altered slightly this year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NFL)

ABC, NFL Network, and ESPN will broadcast the event and users can stream the NFL Draft on Sling TV, Hulu, FuboTV. NFL and ESPN apps can also be used to view the event. 

The NFL draft will be a three-day affair. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • The NFL Draft 2021 will begin on Thursday, April 29 and end on Saturday, May 1
  • The draft will be held in seven rounds
  • The 2021 NFL Draft will be hosted in various locations across Cleveland

.Green Bay, WI, USA
Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was awarded the Associated Press Most Valuable Player for 2020. (Photo Credi0t: Instagram/ Aaron Rodgers)

  • Packers' president and manager and head coach have had meetings with Rodgers
  • The manager said that Rodgers will be their quarterback for the foreseeable future
  • Rodgers is just the sixth player to win the MVP award three times

The updated protocols were decided upon by taking advice from medical and scientific experts. (Photo Credit; Twitter/@NFL)

  • Players who have been vaccinated will have to get tested weekly for COVID-19
  • Vaccinated players will still be required to wear masks, and use tracking devices
  • athe players will no longer be required to quarantine