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Best Draft Preview Publication???

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by philo beddoe, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    I agree 100% about the coverage on NFL Network. Shortly after buying a copy of Lindy's Pro Football Draft at BooksAMillion, I started watching much more draft coverage on NFLN. I haven't picked up that mag since. The cornerbacks show on Path To The Draft was outstanding, btw.
  2. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    The magazines are worthless because they come out way too early. Get an online pass to a site like NFL Draft Scout -- they're the same people that put out the Lindy's magazine, but their online information is updated daily.
  3. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    How much is the pass?
  4. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    30 or 40 for a year's subscription. can't remember.
  5. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    Thanks. I'll check it out.
  6. AmishCowboy

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

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    I have PFW draft guide and Today I just bought The Sporting News guide and it looks better.
  7. MetalHead

    MetalHead Benched

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    I usually get the TSN issue,but man,if they are ranking Kolb ahead of Quinn,I may need to look elsewhere to satisfy my draft jones.
    Whatever happened to Ultimate Sports?
    They had a nice NFL preview issue every year.
  8. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    in all reality

    none, as they are published before the Combine and Pro Day workouts, so someone like Jason Hill, they talk about his lack of speed, even though he ran a 4.36, so he obviously isn't slow, and since they publish them before the Combine and Pro Days, if an unknown has great workouts then and becomes a sleeper, they usually aren't mentioned in the rags, so on Draft Day, when you're flipping throug the mag, and someone like Paul McQuistan, or Jason Hatcher, goes in the 2nd and 3rd rounds, you say "who? they weren't in the mag"

    but w/ saying that, I like TSN's Draft Guide, nice formatting, making everything clear and conchise, plus it's the one I've always gone w/ since I can remember
  9. Big Dakota

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    Have you tried TheHuddelReport.com ? It's only 20 bucks for the entire year. They really are a great year round site and Drew Boylhart is pretty good. Their mocks are second only to Goose.
  10. Big Dakota

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    That's why the online sites are much better. As stasheroo said, the PFW was the standard among draftniks untill JB's death, then they went down hill. I've been getting Ourlads since 1987 when we took Noonan and it's a pretty good book. Something to look at on the throne :) I bought the sporting news and ESPNs book last year off the newsstand and they were typical low standard stuff.
  11. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    I've looked at the site before, but never bought it. I'll try it out.
  12. Bob Sacamano

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    the thing I like to do is pick up an old edition of TSN and see how they did on the positional ratings: QBs have a B+ grade, etc
  13. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    For example...

    http://espn.go.com/melkiper/s/2001/0305/1130313.html
  14. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I get "Ourlads" even though some consider it crap... right Alexander? :)
  15. Cbz40

    Cbz40 The Grand Poobah

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    Well if he considers it crapola.......I would use it just out of spite...In fact I'm ordering it right after this post. :laugh2:
  16. LatinMind

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    i'd say espn insider has the best draft info. its constantly updated. about the only thing thats good about espn insider.
  17. Spectre

    Spectre Well-Known Member

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    Pro Football Weekly

    hands down.

    The others don't even have college stats.
  18. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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  19. philo beddoe

    philo beddoe Benched

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    All great ideas, I'm leaning toward PFW.
  20. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Hopefully next year...mine.

    :crossed:

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