PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The primary spherical of the NFL Draft is within the books. So how do Philadelphians assume their metropolis carried out within the nationwide highlight?
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Photographs of a packed Parkway, the Rocky Steps and the Franklin Institute made for an excellent TV present, say the individuals we talked with.
Stephen Schwartz says the street closures and parking restrictions are a small worth to pay for nationwide publicity.
“It’s value it, I feel, much more so than another occasions. I feel it’s displaying what Philadelphia has. And it hasn’t been that dangerous. No less than the place I stay, it hasn’t been that dangerous, in Fairmount.”
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The obvious success of the NFL’s first outside draft probably means it’ll proceed to get bigger annually. As for whether or not it must be in Philly subsequent yr…
“Perhaps not subsequent yr however inside the subsequent ten years, completely.”