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Philly will host the 2017 NFL draft

Did you know: The first ever NFL Draft was held in Philly? At the Ritz-Carlton hotel, in 1936. Philly also hosted the draft in 1949-50, 1953-54, 1956 and from 1957 through 1961. None of those, mind you, were outside on the Ben Franklin Parkway. But the 2017 draft will be. Follow this story to get updates on details and logistics.

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