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03-02-2012, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike Jones View Post
With 5 first round picks (Including a potential top 10 or top 5) you can do pretty much anything you want to do - trade up or down or all in circles.
I disagree.

You don't get a 2 picks for a higher pick trade that vaults you up into the top 5 positions anymore in the league, and trading three of those first rounders for a top 5 pick just seems stupid.

So no - you can't do pretty much anything you want, which is the point that I've been trying to make all along.

If we could do anything we wanted with multiple first round picks, then we could have done better than a Biggs and a Percy last summer.

Teams scout hard throughout the season, and come draft day they are so sure of who they plan to select in the first round (especially the early picks) that those picks are hardly ever traded. Not unless the package is bordering overpayment.

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