May 4, 2012 10
I am participating in my first 2012 mock draft today (for Rotowire Magazine), so I figured I would share my picks for those interested on the blog, while I am making them.
This is a 14-teamer, which kind of stinks because I was really curious to see how a 12-teammer would go, but this will have to do for now. I’m still developing my Draft Plan for this year, but I have some interesting ideas and hope to shape them further during this draft.
I’ll post the picks with some analysis as I make them. The draft kicks off at 4pm ET and is 15 rounds. This is a PPR league, by the way.
Round 1, pick 12 – In perhaps an upset, I took TE Jimmy Graham, who is my #1 TE over Rob Gronkowski. I give Graham the slight edge because the addition of Brandon Lloyd could mean fewer looks for Gronk, who obviously plays TE with another great option. I knew I would still get a crack at a stud QB with my next pick , so I took Jimmy.
Round 2, pick 2 – I picked Graham because I was hoping Cam Newton would slip to me in the 2nd, [...]