With the 2025 NFL Draft awarded to Green Bay, the only question is where to put all the guys.
The NFL’s smallest market by a mile will host the NFL’s marquee off-season event, which was attended by 300,000 fans last month. Green Bay was awarded the 2025 NFL Draft at the NFL owners’ meeting this week. Multiple sources told The Athletic.
It has a great historical setting, being the smallest city in the United States that still has a major professional sports franchise. It will be a great celebration of the history of the game. The Green Bay Packers have been around since 1919, a year before the NFL was formed.
It’s just a surprising choice because of the size of the market.
green bay is population of less than 110,000 people. If it gets close to the same attendance that Kansas City got for this year’s draft, that’s almost triple the population of the entire city.
For decades the draft was held in New York City, which is about as isolated from Green Bay as you can get. Then the NFL decided to rotate the draft every year. There are many places that will never host a Super Bowl or won’t do so anytime soon. Green Bay is obviously never going to get a Super Bowl due to the weather, but the draft is a nice way to show off a stadium that is one of the most popular bucket list destinations among sports fans, and a small town that has never Wouldn’t stand a chance even now of being considered for an NFL team.
It will be a unique experience for all. Start building additional hotels now.