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Saturday's not good enough

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told The Dallas Morning News that the league is considering moving the draft as soon as next year from its traditional weekend placement to Thursday night (first round) and Friday night (second and third rounds) with the final four rounds switching from Sunday to Saturday.

The draft, which used to start on Saturday at noon, moved back to 4PM this year. Guess the NFL wants its future primetime players to get a head start on appearing in primetime.

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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