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Roger Goodell Reportedly "Served Warning" To NFL Teams

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ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 30: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference during Super Bowl LIII Week at the NFL Media Center inside the Georgia World Congress Center on January 30, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

On Thursday night, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams announced the 2020 draft will go on as scheduled: April 23-25.

The memo states that the NFL Management Council Executive Committee was "unanimous and unequivocal" in its decision. After weeks of speculation about the draft, it won't be moving after all.

While that was the highlight of the story, ESPN's Adam Schefter made an additional note that has NFL fans and analysts talking. According to Schefter, Goodell's memo included a "warning" for teams.

"In Roger Goodell’s memo that the draft will go on, he served warning to those around the league that criticize the league’s stance," Schefter reported. "Goodell wrote, 'public discussion of issues relating to the draft serves no useful purpose and is grounds for disciplinary action.'"

Here's the report from Schefter:

Earlier in the week, Schefter and fellow ESPN insider Dianna Russini reported that NFL general managers voted to postpone the annual event.

It's clear Goodell isn't happy with general managers openly questioning his decision.

In the end, he won out and the draft will go on as scheduled - well, somewhat. The NFL announced the draft won't take place in Las Vegas after all.

Regardless NFL fans can look forward to seeing who their teams draft in less than a month.