COVID And The NFL Draft: Relaxed Mask And Distancing Rules

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The NFL has released new updated COVID-19 protocol for the 2021 draft. The league sent a memo to clubs Thursday detailing a relaxation on masking and distancing requirements. reports the memo allows for a maximum of 10 fully vaccinated individuals in a draft room.

If all individuals are fully vaccinated, masks will not be required, physical distancing measures will be relaxed, and eating and drinking will be allowed.

The 2021 NFL Draft will take place in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 29 and run through May 1.

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