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The boos are back: Twitter reacts to Roger Goodell at live NFL Draft

Last year’s virtual draft wasn’t the same. This year fans relished in booing the NFL commissioner from Cleveland and afar.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talks to the crowd at the start of the first round of the NFL football draft Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talks to the crowd at the start of the first round of the NFL football draft Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) [ TONY DEJAK | AP ]
Published Apr. 30
Updated Apr. 30

Nature is healing. Sort of.

Vaccinated fans let out loud “boos” for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in Cleveland, Ohio, as he walked onto the stage for this year’s NFL Draft, continuing what has become an in-person tradition.

Related: Live NFL draft photo gallery: first-round picks, team by team

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Goodell’s hello:

After the boos, the Jacksonville Jaguars picked Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the first pick in the draft.

Contact Mari Faiello at mfaiello@tampabay.com. Follow @faiello_mari.

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