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Cowboys confirm bid to host 2018 draft, no timeline on decision

Kevin Jairaj / USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones confirmed Saturday that his team has officially submitted a bid to host the 2018 NFL Draft.

Jones said the Cowboys' proposal would allow the league to use AT&T stadium, as well as the team's new state-of-the-art headquarters - The Star in Frisco.

In early April, it was reported that Dallas had emerged as the favorite to host the event.

"They know how we can configure for X-amount of people,'' Jones said, according to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News. "Then they'll come back to us with what they want which night.

"We don't know exactly what they'll want to do. We're waiting to hear on that.''

Philadelphia hosted the draft this season. The event was held in Chicago the year prior, the first time the draft had taken place outside of New York City since 1965.

While Dallas has sent in its application, Jones said the NFL has yet to give them a timeline for an answer.

"They haven't given us one, no,'' Jones said.

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