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Sport NFL Network, ESPN won't tip picks in draft's first two rounds

22:34  19 april  2018
22:34  19 april  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Reporters for ESPN and the NFL Network reportedly won ' t post picks for the first two rounds of the 2018 NFL draft on social media before they're The need for commercials and conversation about each of the early picks often causes the television announcements to fall behind the actual draft pace.

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a sign on the side of a building© Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports One of the worst things about watching the draft in recent years is that, with the prominence of Twitter and social media in general, everyone knew who was being picked before they went to the podium.

So, watching the draft on television was pretty anticlimactic, not to mention frustrating as the die-hard followers were way ahead of the broadcast with their information.

Last year things changed, and in my opinion it was for the better, as the big networks made a point to not tip the picks before they occurred in the early rounds. That will once again be the case for the 2018 NFL Draft. Richard Deitsch of The Athletic notes both NFL Network and ESPN have agreed not to tip picks for the first two rounds of this upcoming draft.

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While the Rams wouldn' t tip their pick before the draft , the move was not much of a surprise as 11 Below, we'll track each pick of the NFL draft and compare those selections to where some of the Daniel Jeremiah ( NFL Network ): (not projected in the first round ). Rob Rang (CBS Sports ): No. 13

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This is just fantastic. The best part about a live broadcast is the anticipation and thrill when events unfold that are surprising or shocking. By keeping things secret, even though those who cover the draft will know what’s going to happen already, the two major networks will allow fans watching to experience that thrill.

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