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Time limits might be shortened for draft picks

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by ChargerRay, May 16, 2007.

  1. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay Producer/Host of BoltTalk Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Sounds like the NFL heard our complaints. :yes:

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2872514&campaign=rss&source=ESPNHeadlines

     
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  2. Retired Catholic

    Retired Catholic BoltTalker

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    Cutting the intervals is a no brainer. If a team doesn't have a decision made before their pick comes around, they might as well put the names on their list in a hat and just pick one.
     
  3. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    Should be 10 minutes instead of 15 for a 1st round selection. That would shed a little over 2 1/2 hours off the first round.
     
  4. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    Yah and all eligible players from sierra leone must be selected in the 1st round or they become ineligible.
     
  5. bigcarson50

    bigcarson50 New Member

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    I heard on TV (so no link), that if they shorten the time, they might move the first round to Friday night!!!
     
  6. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair New Member

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  7. SDRaiderH8er

    SDRaiderH8er Well-Known Member

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    But if they shorten the time, ESPN will lose 375 Commercials in the first round alone. ESPN could lose billions in revenue. I wonder if the NFL has ESPN’s permission.
     
  8. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    if they did shorten the time I'd send a thank you letter to roger goddell

    btw what ESPN has thought about doing for the draft is
    first round on friday in prime time
    second-fourth round on saturday
    fourth-seventh on sunday
     
  9. Retired Catholic

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    That would certainly give some of the looser cannons more time to let AJ take advantage of them.


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