‘Draft’ Archive

Mocking the Draft for the AFC’s Underdogs April 27, 2014 4 Comments

This is my first ever attempt at an NFL mock draft (everybody’s doing it – it’s all the rage), and in my previous post I shared the why and how of it. It goes the full seven rounds but only for four teams – with no trades. Without further ado…   Round 1 Round one […]

Setting up My First Mock Draft: AFC Underdogs No Comments

With an additional two weeks before this year’s NFL Draft, it seems like everyone with a website or podcast has had time to get at least one mock draft out this season. As much as I’d love to follow suit, I truthfully have neither the resources nor the experience to go through all the teams […]

NFL Draft Value Trade Chart April 23, 2014 No Comments

Ever wonder how NFL teams evaluate draft picks for trading? The following chart has historically represented trade values for draft picks, and it (or a reasonable variant) is used by general managers and coaches in the NFL as a starting point when making trades of draft picks. It is meant to give a numerical representation […]

Big Boards versus Mock Drafts No Comments

This is the time of the NFL’s year when everyone and his agent comes out with a mock draft. But what is a mock draft and how is it different form a big board? Both are used in valuing potential players and projecting where they may be selected in the NFL’s annual draft, and both […]