Starting tomorrow I get to play Marty Hurney for the week as I am representing the Panthers in The National Football Post Twitter Mock Draft. This is going to be a full 7 round mock, so I'm currently boning up and selecting some late round gems.
The length of the draft entirely depends on how well the 32 GMs have themselves together. Theoretically we should be through at least two rounds by tomorrow night, at which point I'll give you an update. I will ensure there are a few posts so there will be plenty of opportunities to make fun of me for ill advised picks.
As it stands I'm shopping the #8 pick and have some interest. I don't want to touch drafting where we are if I can get a good return on the pick. So far I've had some nibbles- presumably from teams interested in taking Ryan Tannehill or wanting OL help, so it should be a fun 1st round to watch. Even though this is only for one year I am able to trade for future picks in a theoretical sense, so my plan is to play it like Hurney would and maximize the pick value without getting taken for a ride.
So first poll out of the gate:
Is it worth sacrificing the 1st round pick for a future first and pieces?
Yes, building this team for the long term is the key (341 votes)
No, we don't have the luxury not to have a 1st rounder this year (320 votes)
661 total votes