It has been almost 20 years since Los Angeles last had an NFL team. But even without a franchise, the nation’s second-largest market could potentially play host to the
In an interview with the
"Radio City's been a great place for us," Goodell said. "But there are a lot of cities that are interested in having this in a future. And we're going to look at that."
Asked which cities have inquired, Goodell said: "Well, the two most aggressive, probably, are Chicago and Los Angeles. But we've heard from a few other mayors also."
The interview with Goodell was for The Rich Eisen Draft Special which airs on NFL Network on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. PDT.
This isn’t the first time Goodell has talked about moving the draft out of
In 2008, before the league renewed its contract with Radio City, Goodell said: "There seems to be a great deal of interest from various cities to do it. We think Radio City has been terrific, and obviously being in the media capital is a terrific thing for us, but it is something that we continue to evaluate, and we haven't come to any conclusion on it. ...
"There are a lot of cities that think it can be terrific and we do too, so it is something that we are seriously evaluating."