May 15, 2008 9
Had yet another “expert’s Draft last night, this one with some pretty big names in the industry, key guys from Yahoo, Fox, ESPN, among others.
I picked 8th, and I definitely took a step forward in terms of implementing and perfecting my ideal draft plan for 2008. I tried to hold off a little on a QB, but couldn’t for too long, and I tried to do the same at TE, but couldn’t for too long. I also failed to grab a good backup QB. You can’t have everything in a draft full of people who really know what they’re doing, but I still came close in this one.
Looking at all the team’s drafted, I think mine has the best combination of balance from top-to-bottom, stability, upside, and depth. It’s very important to understand the league scoring and setup, though. In this league, you start only 2 RBs, which is dumb but it’s the rule. I was late for the draft, as usual, as I was all over the place in the evening, what with my four kids. I had just witnessed my 10-year old son Nicholas slap a game-winning double in little league off the best pitcher in the [...]