Today all NFL teams announced their gimmicks for their day three draft pick announcements. Some of them were kind fun some kinda weird. The most notable were the 49ers and Buccaneers.
The Raiders cross-bay rivals have the funnest announcement. They will have their picks announced from Lucas Film featuring Ron Howard, Chewbacca, Storm Troopers, and R2-D2 alongside with the SFPAL’S 49ers prep flag football team.
On the weird end of things is that other pirate themed team in Tampa will have their pick announced by — and this I’m not joking — a parrot. The bird will deliver the team’s selection to a pick announcer on the pirate ship in Raymond James Stadium.
Other announcements of note include the Dolphins whose picks will be announced by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team along with the family of slain football coach Aaron Feis, and the Vikings whose picks will be announced by the US Men’s Gold medal winning Curling team.
Many other teams have similar announcements to the Raiders. Most involving youth sports and/or the military. For the Raiders it will Las Vegas high school football players making the picks from Nellis Air Force Base.