The offseason full of free agency and trades that we're usually enjoying has been put on hold due to the CBA battle, which means there isn't a whole lot of stuff to talk about during the months of the offseason.
A big part of that offseason that is happening is the draft, where teams look to restock their depth with young talent and find the missing pieces for their championship hopes.
I myself have mocked the draft's first round every year beginning in 2005, and even expanded things to the first two rounds last year. My final mock of 2011 will also have two rounds, but for now, I'm focusing on the first 32 picks.
For this keeping score at home, here are how many first-rounders I have correctly predicted to their drafting teams since 2005:
Now, on to the picks...
Chris J. Nelson majored in journalism at Georgia State University and currently works for Turner Sports in Atlanta. He operates his own Miami Dolphins website, The Miami Dolphins Spotlight, and he can be followed on Twitter here.