Originally posted by TheBucsFanWow, really? I had no idea there were people who preferred the standard draft format. Auction draft rocks. I'm surprised by this sentiment.
That's half of it. The other half is, my schedule is kinda fluid, and unfortunately you can't autodraft in auction draft. So, yeah, joining the normal draft league when it starts up, but the bidding war draft league is not for me. Rotsa Ruck to all of you, though.
Originally posted by CEOIII That's half of it. The other half is, my schedule is kinda fluid, and unfortunately you can't autodraft in auction draft.
You can, but it's far too easy to mess with. In the auction draft last year, the people who were there had great fun nominating defenses (because they were listed for far too much money). People autodrafting got their 2nd defense in before they got anything else. Good times.
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And then there were 13. The second place kid from last year, me, is in to go all the way this year. One spot left people.
Concerning auction drafts, last year was my first and it was awesome and easily blew away the "snake drafts" I have done in the past. I'm not just saying that because of getting second either; the draft was 100% more exciting with this auction format.
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This will give Gonzaga serious competition in the basketball. Where would ESPN place a BYU game: Saturday night is devoted to the SEC, early afternoon the Big Ten, they have the ABC window but that would get shuffled into regional in the BYU area.