Apr 26, 2013; New York, NY, USA; NFL former player Deion Sanders announces the number sixty overall pick to the Atlanta Falcons during the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

2014 NFL Draft Will Be Held On May 8-10

The NFL announced the draft schedule for the 2014 offseason. The draft will be held on May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. It was pushed later on the calendar because of a “scheduling conflict” with the venue. More likely, the league wants to see if moving the draft back a couple of weeks can keep fans engaged with the NFL for a longer time span. Who doesn’t like the Top 100 lists and Top 10 this and that?

This 2013 NFL Draft was held on April 25-27, so it is just a few extra weeks to wait. I guess we all will take in a couple hundred more mock drafts and it will give players like Lane Johnson more time to climb up the charts. It will give me more time to fall in love with 3 or 4 players that we won’t draft.

The other dates on the off-season calendar have not changed. Free agency will start on March 11 and the NFL Combine will be on February 18-25.

I guess the Chargers will get a few extra weeks to scout out cornerbacks and left tackles for 2014. In Telesco we trust.

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  • MC Boltman

    So…on May 8 2014 we´ll get a new left tackle or cornerback….or running back?

    • Alter Ego

      Really Boltman? I guess you got nothing better to do either…what a concept-we draft players we need on draft day. Meh.

      • RussinSactown

        Paul, if you really don’t like this topic, why have you posted twice on it?

        • Alter Ego

          I’m just irritated.

          • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

            why so irritated?

          • veazy

            The writers take their time with articles they already have in mind. They usually post up announcements like these in the meantime, but usually you can tell when somebody takes their time and writes a more in-depth piece. Besides, the mock draft is a year away, if you’re going to talk about getting players you need, it would be an article on free agents.

      • Guest

        Man!? Whats your problem? “awesome” reply #smh

  • Alter Ego

    Not every dull story that already has mass media exposer has to be copied and posted by you here. Stay original and interesting. If you don’t have a spin on it why post it. This is a fan gossip site right? Most of this stuff is fodder and opinion with a spin…whats your spin on the draft story Ernie?

  • Sergio Quintero

    An already feels eternal stringed out process gets even longer, color me annoyed.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/James-P-Derrick/1654577989 James P Derrick

    No likey….time for a new NFL commish…..all BC of venue scheduling conflicts…so move to a new venue and keep the old date….just my 2 cents…..

  • FitzWilly

    Hope there is an awesome LT at pick 32 ;) ;)