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Adam Schefter Tweets About The Draft *Merge*

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Phoenix, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    Didn't know this, Thanks for the info!
  2. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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  3. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They have some updated trade charts, but suspect even they are out of whack somewhat.

    The argument that a top ten pick may be less valuable based on the 5th year claus is not intirely true though. Top tem picks are more team friendly now than they were a couple of years ago. I think we all know that. But maybe the jump fro 12 to 9 (for example) may be less based on the arbirtray cutoff at pick 10 for salalry escalations.

    I guess maybe a new chart could reflect that.

    In the end, it does like pick 14 is in a bit of sweet spot.
  4. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    If Schefter is right, the one thing I fear (sort of), is a situation like we had a few years ago, where every team was taking the whole time to make their pick, simply because they were waiting for the phones to ring. I know that's part of the deal, but when about 20 teams in a row do that, it makes the first round that much longer (and later). I think it was after that year, that they shortened the first round to 10 min per pick, instead of 15, so that helps.
  5. Fla Cowpoke

    Fla Cowpoke Well-Known Member

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    The news above at length of contracts could mean a lot of people not interested in trading into the top ten but making those picks from 11-15 to be very popular.

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