No more sleepers in Internet age
Get ready to retire an overused NFL draft cliché.
The day of the “sleeper” is finally being put to bed.
Scant secrets remain about prospects on the league’s draft radar. Few, if any, of this year’s picks will cause a team’s front-office members to scratch their heads and ponder, “Who?” when names are announced April 25 to 27 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Expansive scouting services and the internet flood of draft information from league, media and independent outlets make it impossible for a well-regarded prospect at any level to remain clandestine. And thanks to the league’s Super Regional combine, the same discovery is happening with some less-ballyhooed talent that once would have flown under the draft-day radar.
Doug linked a crappy Jeff Legwold article in this morning's Lard, about how there are no more sleepers in the NFL Draft. Somehow, some way,
I keep coming up with funky-ass rhymes like every single day Alex Marvez wrote substantially the same article on the same day. Umm... AWKWARD! There doesn't appear to be any plagiarism here; just two feeble football minds thinking as one.