Saints will have NFL Draft war room at New Orleans brewery

first_imgMORE: Nothing cold or shameful about staging the NFL Draft in times like [email protected] told us @Saints have set up their #NFLDraft War Room in a local brewery owned by the Benson Family.crazy times.— Rich Eisen Show (@RichEisenShow) April 1, 2020Sean Payton said they are holding small draft meetings at @dixiebrewco & plan to work there during the draft with certain precautions:⚜️Everyone takes their temperature before entering⚜️6-7 staff members in the room, everybody spread out in large room (rest of staff calls in)— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 1, 2020Leave it to the Saints to make the best of a bad situation as coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the sports world. That said, something tells us they’ll put a hold on celebratory drinks until after the draft (or the first few rounds, at least).After the Saints make their selections — Sporting News projects them to take LSU linebacker Patrick Queen with the 24th overall pick — their next big choice will be whether to go for the Dixie Light or the Dixie Lager. Or maybe something from the Voodoo series? If the Saints can’t conduct their 2020 NFL Draft in their usual war room, they’ll just have to go for the next-best thing: a brewery.Saints coach Sean Payton on Wednesday told the “Rich Eisen Show” that, in lieu of the team’s usual war room, they’ll conduct their draft at New Orleans’ Dixie Beer brewery — owned by Saints owner Gayle Benson, and under current social distancing guidelines, of course.last_img read more