PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Rain Tuesday night time slowed down progress on the Ben Franklin Parkway and now crews are kicking it into overdrive to get the whole lot prepared for the NFL Draft on Thursday.
All the constructing is completed, the stage is about. On Wednesday, crews have been coloring in all the small print to make the occasion shine.
“This place modifications by the minute,” stated NFL VP of Occasions Mary Pat Augenthaller.
She says they’ll undoubtedly be prepared on time — and she or he hopes this will probably be an expertise followers always remember.
“There’s numerous enjoyable available right here,” Augenthaller stated. “You’ll be able to punt, cross, kick, catch, get a free autograph. You’ll be able to store within the retailer. There are photograph alternatives.”
Together with with the Lombardi Trophy and a meet and greet with Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz. Followers can even run a forty and measure their vertical leap.
“That is soccer heaven dreamt up on Benjamin Franklin Parkway,” Augenthaller stated.
Gates open to the Fan Expertise at midday Thursday.