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City of Pittsburgh approves use of facilities if NFL draft awarded to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — The City of Pittsburgh on Tuesday approved the use of facilities if the Steelers’ bid for the NFL draft is accepted.

A Steelers spokesman told Channel 11, “We haven’t submitted our application yet. It is not due for another week or two.”

Today’s vote at the Stadium Authority of the City of Pittsburgh meeting was “a checklist item from the NFL as part of the process to ensure if the Steelers and Pittsburgh are awarded the NFL Draft, all things are covered in advance.”

He also told us today’s vote allows the NFL to use the facilities if the draft is awarded to Pittsburgh. There are still several of these types of things that need to happen before the bid will be submitted, and before the Draft can be awarded.

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