The community event, which will be held from 2 to 6 p.m., will lead up to a live NFL Draft pick. Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will announce the Cincinnati Bengals’ sixth round pick during a live telecast.
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Triangle Park was the site of the first NFL game. Dayton was one of 13 communities that were part of the NFL’s inaugural season in 1920.
The NFL is constructing a new turf field at Triangle Park to honor Dayton’s contribution to America’s most popular sport. Construction is expected to begin next week and will be completed in time for the Bengals to hold a practice later this year.
Saturday’s event will be family friendly and will have games, activities, giveaways and food and drink vendors. Current and former NFL players are expected to attend.
For more information, please contact 937-333-8400.
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