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There are those who think mock drafting is a waste of time, but not me. There is no question I need a few drafts to warm up and get used to the flow and possible directions a draft will be going in, so I highly recommend mock drafting at least 2-3 times before doing the real thing.

Yesterday, I was in New York City for the 1st annual Sirius/XM Fantasy Celebrity league, and I actually went away from my core strategy for 2010, which is not to reach for too many players. I didn’t exactly reach for guys, but I really didn’t get a lot of value with most of my picks. Ultimately, I drafted a ton of really good players, and if things go well I could destroy this league, but I could have done better. Most likely, I would have if I had logged in a few more drafts before yesterday (I have to report this was only my second draft of the year).

I’m not going to list my final eight picks because I didn’t make them (I left the event and the final 8 rounds were done online by someone else to fill out the roster), but here’s [...]

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