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Old 07-22-2012, 10:35 AM   #241 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Nauticamc2 View Post
Besides rg3 and luck, I just can't get excited about the 2012 draft class. At least 2011 had quite a few people to be hyped about...this year only three. Anyone else agree???
I actually checked on the 2011 vs. 2012 first round picks the other day. I looked at offensive skill position players (QB, WR, RB, TE) which are usually what drive value.

Top 5--2011 had 2 skill position players drafted, 2012 had 4

Top 10--5 players in both years

First Round--8 players in 2011, 2012 had 11

Based on first round picks, 2012 looks more exciting on paper. However, the Browns & Jags were 2 of the top 5 picks and they don't get much hobby love. I think the overall mix of teams that drafted skill players in Round 1 is what might be making 2012 less exciting from a before-season perspective.

Now that training camp is upon us, I can't wait to see some of these guys in action!
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