The 2019 NFL Draft is headed to Music City.
The Tennessee Titans will serve as the host of the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, Tenn. The selection was ratified by NFL team owners Wednesday at the league's spring meetings in Atlanta.
"Following an exciting and successful event in Dallas, we're thrilled to take the NFL Draft to Nashville," NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said. "The city has a passionate fan base and offers iconic locations that will enable us to expand the Draft in unique ways.
"We look forward to working with the Tennessee Titans, the City of Nashville, and the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp to deliver a memorable celebration of football to our fans and incoming players."
Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk was quick to convey her excitement with the decision.
"I'm so excited for the city of Nashville and so proud that we've been selected as the host city for the 2019 NFL Draft," she said. "As we all know, Nashville has a well-deserved reputation as a city that loves the big stage and loves a big party ... we're looking forward to April of next year."
Las Vegas, Denver, Kansas City and the combination bid from Cleveland/Canton, Ohio, were also being considered. The Ohio contingent is expected to get strong consideration in 2020 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the NFL at the site of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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