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Chosen by each of the 32 clubs to serve as their Draft ambassadors, fans selected to the ‘Inner Circle’ will have a front row seat to the NFL Draft Main Stage to cheer on their team's picks, to further the NFL's efforts in promoting the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine when available, and consistent with guidance from the CDC, fans selected to sit in the ‘Inner Circle’ must be fully vaccinated.
Our primary concern is for the young girl, her family, and the others who were injured, the matter will be reviewed under the NFL’s personal conduct policy. We will continue to monitor developments and when law enforcement has completed its review we will address this matter and take any appropriate action.
The National Football League extends its deepest condolences to the friends and families of all those who lost their lives in today's accident, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, kobe was an extraordinary athlete who thrilled and entertained sports fans around the world for a generation. our thoughts are with the Bryant family, Kobe's fans, his teammates, the Lakers organization and the NBA.
The continued success of The NFL depends directly on each of us doing everything necessary to safeguard the integrity of the game and the reputations of all who participate in The NFL, at the core of this responsibility is the longstanding principle that betting on The NFL games, or on any element of a game, puts at risk the integrity of the game, damages public confidence in the The NFL, and is forbidden under all circumstances.
We are dedicated to making football safer and continue to take steps to protect players, including rule changes, advanced sideline technology and expanded medical resources, we continue to make significant investments in independent research... and other efforts to accelerate the science and understanding of these issues.
The coaches' communications equipment, including the headsets, is provided by the NFL for both clubs' use on game day, the home team is responsible for the installation and maintenance of that equipment. Every team's game day communications personnel are required to work with the NFL communications consultants to ensure wireless equipment is free and clear of interference and address any problems. Technological and stadium infrastructure issues of this type happen at many stadiums around the league and whenever there are issues of this nature, we do a thorough review.