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NFF-Rule Change Committee Discussion
Posted 01 July 2012 - 03:57 PM
Posted 01 July 2012 - 04:09 PM
Personally I dont think there needs to be a separate draft, anyway.
Posted 01 July 2012 - 05:27 PM
Football starts in 10 weeks guys. Let's knock this up a notch
Posted 01 July 2012 - 06:25 PM
It seems a bit complicated way to get to an ending we could get by doing things in a simpler way.
Could we make it three with the third a kind of 'flex spot' an let you keep a mid-season FA/normal draft pick up as long as they were not played and they are still in their rookie year. Deadline for this would be the same as the trade deadline (the player must be on your bench by the end of play week 10 for example). I don't think that I need to come up with examples of undrafted FA's who have gone on to be
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 06:41 AM
Posted 02 July 2012 - 09:26 AM
Note: since one of the current roster spots is for the express purpose of a developmental player, we would need to reduce rosters by one if we switch to the practice squad.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 10:03 AM
A separate draft can be necessary if people choose not to use regular dradt picks on their rookies, but I do think if you do they should still be eligible for the practice squad.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 10:35 AM
Its an idea, anyway.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 10:42 AM
Part of it is the risk you have to weigh as to when you want to take a rookie in the regular draft, when will others start targeting rookies? If he doesn't do anything at all this year, can I afford to spend a X-round pick on him? stuff like that.
Edited by Lucas1138, 02 July 2012 - 10:45 AM.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 01:12 PM
As for two simultaneous drafts, I'm with Lucas. I wouldn't want to in any manner take away from the regular draft. That's a priority and should be ran the same as it always has. As I outlined above, I think that any eligible player should be allowed to be put on your practice squad, provided there's room for him. This would allow you to use a regular draft pick on a rookie, but also give the (potential) flexibility to send him to the practice squad if he doesn't develop as fast as you thought.
So however you acquired a player - regular draft, rookie draft, trade, or free agent - all should be allowed on the practice squad as long as they meet the criteria (3rd year or less, have never appeared in a NFF game).
Edited by Darth Lohr, 02 July 2012 - 01:16 PM.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 01:57 PM
I'm okay with there being a second draft to fill out other spots on Team's practice squads, just as long as it doesn't impact the regular draft, like Lohr said.
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 08:37 PM
Posted 02 July 2012 - 08:54 PM
I believe you're thinking about the NBF having that in the first year.
Our second year, we added a roster spot. Wasn't that to allow for developmental players? I could swear it was contingent on having one (i.e. you could use it only to keep a DP). I can't find where/when that was all hashed out, so I'm not positive, but that's how I remember it.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 09:13 PM
Posted 02 July 2012 - 11:38 PM
Posted 03 July 2012 - 05:57 AM
Miami winning killed any chance of me being interested in professional basketball again. That and Dwight Howard, being a punk, pushing SVG out the door and then re-demanding a trade after he signed the one-year tender. So over the round ball.
Is that what it was? My mind's quickly deteriorating in my old age, so you're probably right. See, Rock...yet another reason why you need to stay in that league!
Posted 09 July 2012 - 01:03 PM
Is it safe to say there's enough interest to put the Expanded Developmental Keeper system to a vote?
Posted 09 July 2012 - 01:21 PM
Also, in regards to the roster: can we please, please add a second IR spot?
Posted 09 July 2012 - 02:38 PM
Posted 09 July 2012 - 02:45 PM
Posted 09 July 2012 - 02:55 PM
We'll also vote oh Lohr's proposal for adding another IR slot.
Anything else need voting?
Posted 09 July 2012 - 03:03 PM
Posted 09 July 2012 - 03:27 PM
Posted 09 July 2012 - 03:35 PM
Also, there's the "why not?" factor. Given that ESPN will not let team's make transactions if an ineligible player is on IR, the potential for abuse is quite small. By and large, the only teams that can really take advantage of IR slots are the ones that really need it. Adding an IR slot is not the same as adding a roster spot.