Now that the dust has cleared and the first round is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to evaluate the biggest surprises from Day 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft.
November 12-November 15 will go down as one of the most unique sports weekends of all time, and fans should take it all in and enjoy it all as best as they can.
Instead of jumping to conclusions, let’s evaluate some of the biggest and most common overreactions to come to light following the first week of the 2020 NFL season.
Despite all of the question marks surrounding the upcoming NFL season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 NFL Draft came and went at the end of April, albeit in a completely-virtual setting.
As the NBA and NHL look at potential options for resuming their respective seasons this summer, they may see the NFL’s draft broadcast as a spark for some creativity.
While there are obvious accessibility issues as it relates to interviews and meetings with teams for the 2020 NFL Draft class due to COVID-19, it may turn out to be one of the best years to be a quarterback entering the league.
It may seem small, and many will argue that the quality of a product that shows up on Twitter or Instagram won’t translate to the product on the field. But, it adds up in areas where many may not remember to look, specifically as it relates to recruiting.
While some fans are looking to find the perfect gift from Santa under their tree, NFL teams are hoping for a few non-material gifts to fall into their lap ahead of the playoffs: a playoff spot, a high draft pick, a first-round bye.