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    Next years NFL draft may not be until the MIDDLE OF MAY

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    Three NFL people that I really trust say the league is giving serious consideration to scheduling the draft a week or two later in 2015


    Who's idea was this? Its a horrible idea .

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    I know the NFL wants to spread their offseason out as much as possible to keep the fans' attention, but really, enough is enough.

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    The sportswriters all hate it, the coaches hate it, but I bet the gms and the vets love it

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    not a big deal
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    Just saw the tweet about this. bleh
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinstripe pride View Post
    not a big deal
    It actually is a big deal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Long Shot View Post
    I know the NFL wants to spread their offseason out as much as possible to keep the fans' attention, but really, enough is enough.
    I think stretching out the period between FA and the draft would have the opposite effect. It did for me at least. NBA and NHL playoffs going on, no NFL news to follow, draft should have been last week IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HoodedSB View Post
    I think stretching out the period between FA and the draft would have the opposite effect. It did for me at least. NBA and NHL playoffs going on, no NFL news to follow, draft should have been last week IMO.
    Agreed, which is why I think the NFL went the wrong way in approaching this. Stretch the draft itself out, make Day 2 a week after Day 1 and Day 3 a week after that, but don't agonize us by making us wait so bloody long just for the thing to start.

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    Next years NFL draft may not be until the MIDDLE OF MAY

    Dumb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Long Shot View Post
    Agreed, which is why I think the NFL went the wrong way in approaching this. Stretch the draft itself out, make Day 2 a week after Day 1 and Day 3 a week after that, but don't agonize us by making us wait so bloody long just for the thing to start.
    This is even worse!!

    10 rounds, 4 days has been tossed around.
    Thursday round one
    Friday two and three
    Saturday four five six
    Sunday seven eight nine ten.
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    You mean a week later than what it is now?

    I think I'll survive.
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    That's another week for these manchildren to get themselves arrested, they should have as little free time as possible, it's for their own good lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by warfelg View Post
    This is even worse!!

    10 rounds, 4 days has been tossed around.
    Thursday round one
    Friday two and three
    Saturday four five six
    Sunday seven eight nine ten.
    I don't see how that could possibly be worse. At least with this scenario, you're ensuring that (assuming the draft has been moved back to its previous date) instead of several weeks of "Where will Players X, Y and Z go?", you'll instead be subjected to several weeks of constantly changing coverage as the draft goes on, such as, "Player X went here and Player Z went here, but Player Y fell out of the round, let's see where he ends up." Additionally, you could ensure that at least a portion of each day of the draft would be shown in prime-time. I'm not saying it's substantially better than what the NFL has in place already, but I can't honestly see it being worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Long Shot View Post
    I don't see how that could possibly be worse. At least with this scenario, you're ensuring that (assuming the draft has been moved back to its previous date) instead of several weeks of "Where will Players X, Y and Z go?", you'll instead be subjected to several weeks of constantly changing coverage as the draft goes on, such as, "Player X went here and Player Z went here, but Player Y fell out of the round, let's see where he ends up." Additionally, you could ensure that at least a portion of each day of the draft would be shown in prime-time. I'm not saying it's substantially better than what the NFL has in place already, but I can't honestly see it being worse.
    Seventh wound players being at a seven week disadvantage. Just start there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by warfelg View Post
    Seventh wound players being at a seven week disadvantage. Just start there.
    I didn't say "one round per week", I said "one day of the draft per week". As in, keep the current draft format, but instead of doing it over a three day period, spread it out over three weeks.

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