VIDEO: History of the NFL Draft

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The history of the NFL Draft. Rick Williams reports during Action News at 5 p.m. on April 27. (WPVI)

Today, the NFL Draft is a ratings bonanza.

But more than 80 years ago when the draft started here in Philadelphia, it was much smaller, with much less fanfare.

Rick Williams takes a look back at the history of the NFL Draft in the above video.

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