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After two years in Chicago, NFL to announce that 2017 draft headed to Philly

The NFL will announce Thursday that the 2017 draft will be held in Philadelphia, a person with direct knowledge of the announcements tells The Associated Press. The person spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the league has not made an official announcement of the move. After two years...

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