2011 NFL Draft: 10 Reasons the NFL Draft and Its Experience Are so Overrated

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2011 NFL Draft: 10 Reasons the NFL Draft and Its Experience Are so Overrated

Don't get me wrong, I enjoy watching parts of the NFL Draft and understand it is important. The teams in the NFL that consistently draft well, like the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers, to name a few, are consistenly competitive and remain among the league's elite.

But, let's be honest.

The whole thing is OVERBLOWN.

The buildup, the anticipation, the mock drafts.... And then more of the same, all for an event that features no actual football of any kind.

Ethan Skolnick of NBCSports.com summed it up best when he wrote, "The draft will be conducted over a three-day period, though if the league could conduct it over 255 days—one for each pick—it probably would."

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