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DVD Josh 04-30-08 04:56 PM

Fantasy All-Time Draft, Any Interest?
 
I had this idea as a fun way to pass more time before the NFL camps get under way.

Basically, same draft order as finish. But instead of picking COLLEGE talent, you pick any RETIRED (living or dead) player to ever have donned a uniform. The "catch" is that your team has its current roster.

So for example, Kansas City probably wishes Ryan dropped to them. Not to worry Kansas City, you can pick Dan Marino! Your player choice need NOT have played on the pro team he's drafted to (as per my example above).


Originally Posted by kenbuzz
PS - I'm hoping when we light this puppy off that people will look at their respetive teams' actual needs and who they drafted in the 2008 College Draft, and will draft to plug holes rather than draft Jerry Rice or Jim Brown or Johnny Unitas just because it's sexy. My understanding is that we're NOT trying to see who can build the best all-star team, but rather who can improve on the already-existing rosters in the best manner possible.

Please post in the thread what team you'll control if you are interested.

ROUND ONE

1. Miami (1-15) - FANTASTICVSDOOM - Lawrence Taylor, LB, North Carolina
2. St. Louis (3-13) - DAVEWADDING - Dick Butkus, LB, Illinois
3. Atlanta (4-12) - DAS MONKEY - Anthony Munoz, OT, USC
4. Oakland (4-12) - OPEN- Art Shell, OT, Maryland-Eastern Shore
5. Kansas City (4-12) - DAVEWADDING #2 - Joe Montana, QB, Notre Dame
6. New York Jets (4-12) - DAVIDLYNCHFAN - Dan Marino, QB, Pittsburgh
7. San Francisco (5-11) - MISSINGTOOF #2 - John Elway, QB, Stanford
8. Baltimore (5-11) - KENBUZZ #2 - Joe Greene, DT, North Texas State
9. Cincinnati (7-9) - KENBUZZ - Larry Little, OG, Bethune-Cookman
10. New Orleans (7-9) - MATTHEW ACKERLY - Ronnie Lott, S, USC
11. Buffalo (7-9) - DVD JOSH #2 - Derrick Thomas, LB, Alabama
12. Denver (7-9) - BISHOP2KNIGHT - Alan Page, DT, Notre Dame
13. Carolina (7-9) - WILDCATLH #2 - Reggie White, DE/DT, Tennesee
14. Chicago (7-9) - JP5683 #2 - Johnny Unitas, QB, Louisville
15. Detroit (7-9) - BRIZZ - Joe DeLamielleure, G Mich. St.
16. Arizona (8-8) - SPICOLLIDRIVER1 #2 - Barry Sanders, RB, Oklahoma St.
17. Minnesota (8-8) - STARMAN9000 - Jerry Rice, WR, Mississippi Valley State
18. Houston (8-8) - CDOLLAZ - Deacon Jones, DE, Mississippi Valley State
19. Philadelphia (8-8) - WILDCATLH - Michael Irvin, WR, Miami-Fl.
20. Tampa Bay (9-7) - MISSINGTOOF - Jim Brown, RB, Syracuse
21. Washington (9-7) - DVD JOSH - Bruce Smith, DE, Virginia Tech
22. Cleveland (10-6) - ZEKEABURGER1979 #2 - GROUP PICK - Ray Nitschke, LB, Illinois
23. Pittsburgh (10-6) - DAS MONKEY #2 - John Hannah, G, Alabama
24. Tennessee (10-6) - SPICOLLIDRIVER1 - Howie Long, DE, Villanova
25. Seattle (10-6) - MATTHEW ACKERLY - Steve Larget, WR, Tulsa
26. Jacksonville (11-5) - FANTASTICVSDOOM #2 - Deion Sanders, CB, Florida St.
27. San Diego (11-5) - JP5683 - Jack Youngblood, DE Florida
28. Dallas (13-3) - QUAKE1028 - Lance Alworth, WR, Arkansas
29. Indianapolis (13-3) - KENBUZZ - Merlin Olsen, DT, Utah State
30. Green Bay (13-3) - BISHOP2KNIGHT - Dick "Night Train" Lane, CB, Scottsbluff (Nebraska) Junior College
31. New England (16-0) - CHRISIH8U - Larry Allen, G, Sonoma State University
32. New York Giants (10-6) - DAVIDLYNCHFAN #2 - Bruce Matthews G/T, USC

ROUND TWO

33. Miami (1-15) - FANTASTICVSDOOM - Mike Singletary, LB, Baylor
34. St. Louis (3-13) - DAVEWADDING - Mel Blount, CB, Southern University
35. Atlanta (4-12) - DAS MONKEY - Jack Lambert, LB, Kent State
36. Oakland (4-12) - QUAKE1028 - Don Hutson, WR, Alabama
37. Kansas City (4-12) - DAVEWADDING #2 - Forrest Gregg OT, Southern Methodist
38. New York Jets (4-12) - DAVIDLYNCHFAN - Mike Haynes, CB, Arizona State
39. San Francisco (5-11) - MISSINGTOOF #2 - Andre Tippett, OLB, Iowa
40. Baltimore (5-11) - KENBUZZ #2 - Jim Parker, OG, Ohio State
41. Cincinnati (7-9) - KENBUZZ - Bob Lilly, DT, Texas Christian
42. New Orleans (7-9) - MATTHEW ACKERLY - Sam Huff, LB, West Virginia
43. Buffalo (7-9) - DVD JOSH #2 - Walter Payton, RB, Jackson State
44. Denver (7-9) - BISHOP2KNIGHT - Randy White, DT, Maryland
45. Carolina (7-9) - WILDCATLH #2 - Otto Graham, QB, Northwestern
46. Chicago (7-9) - JP5683 #2 - Franco Harris, RB/FB, Penn State
47. Detroit (7-9) - BRIZZ - Carl Eller, DE, Minnesota
48. Arizona (8-8) - SPICOLLIDRIVER1 #2 - John Randle, DT, Texas A&M University–Kingsville
49. Minnesota (8-8) - STARMAN9000 - Lee Roy Selmon, DE Oklahoma
50. Houston (8-8) - CDOLLAZ - Gary Zimmerman, OT, Oregon
51. Philadelphia (8-8) - WILDCATLH - Larry Wilson, S, Utah
52. Tampa Bay (9-7) - MISSINGTOOF - Gino Marchetti, DE, San Francisco
53. Washington (9-7) - DVD JOSH - Art Donovan, DT, Boston College
54. Cleveland (10-6) - GROUP PICK - Rod Woodson, CB/S, Purdue
55. Pittsburgh (10-6) - DAS MONKEY #2 - Lynn Swann, WR, Southern Cal
56. Tennessee (10-6) - SPICOLLIDRIVER1 - Art Monk, WR, Syracuse
57. Seattle (10-6) - MATTHEW ACKERLY - Gale Sayers, RB, Kansas
58. Jacksonville (11-5) - FANTASTICVSDOOM #2 - John Mackey, TE, Syracuse
59. San Diego (11-5) - JP5683 - Tim Brown, WR, Notre Dame
60. Dallas (13-3) - QUAKE1028 - Jackie Slater, OT, Jackson State
61. Indianapolis (13-3) - KENBUZZ - Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson, RB, Southern California.
62. Green Bay (13-3) - BISHOP2KNIGHT - Ken Houston, S, Prairie View A&M
63. New England (16-0) - CHRISIH8U - Harry Carson, LB, South Carolina State
64. New York Giants (10-6) - DAVIDLYNCHFAN #2 - Kenny Easley, S, UCLA

chrisih8u 04-30-08 05:19 PM

Sounds like fun. I'm in. (Patriots)

Spicollidriver1 04-30-08 05:53 PM

I'm in for this I would take the Vikings but if BrentMN wants the vikes I would like to take the Titans

das Monkey 04-30-08 05:55 PM

I'll take the Falcons.

das

rehmus 05-01-08 08:14 AM

how does one win this? im intrigued, but i dont quite understand what happens after the draft, if anything.

chrisih8u 05-01-08 08:16 AM

Mel Kiper has agreed to grade all of us.

DVD Josh 05-01-08 08:43 AM


Originally Posted by rehmus
how does one win this? im intrigued, but i dont quite understand what happens after the draft, if anything.

Well, using the latest scientific developments, our message board draft will determine what players will undergo extensive genetic reversing to make them virtual equivalents of their younger selfs, and they will re-enter training camps for their respective teams and we'll get to see how these players perform in today's NFL.

rehmus 05-01-08 08:44 AM


Originally Posted by chrisih8u
Mel Kiper has agreed to grade all of us.

http://photos-c.ak.facebook.com/phot...39066_4945.jpg

rehmus 05-01-08 08:45 AM


Originally Posted by DVD Josh
Well, using the latest scientific developments, our message board draft will determine what players will undergo extensive genetic reversing to make them virtual equivalents of their younger selfs, and they will re-enter training camps for their respective teams and we'll get to see how these players perform in today's NFL.

alright im in.

starman9000 05-01-08 09:00 AM

Since the Vikes are taken, I can fill in for whichever, if any, team is left after fans grab their own.

wildcatlh 05-01-08 01:34 PM

I'll take the Eagles

fujishig 05-01-08 02:01 PM


Originally Posted by DVD Josh
Well, using the latest scientific developments, our message board draft will determine what players will undergo extensive genetic reversing to make them virtual equivalents of their younger selfs, and they will re-enter training camps for their respective teams and we'll get to see how these players perform in today's NFL.

cool... so are we taking their injury history into account? So a guy like Bo Jackson, would he still be injured early in his career?

I really don't see anyone drafting for position here... the whole first round is going to be running backs, QBs, and wide receivers, and maybe some HOF defensive players I'd think.

missingtoof 05-01-08 02:05 PM

Sounds interesting. I'm in -- Tampa Bay Bucs.

FantasticVSDoom 05-01-08 02:24 PM

Well since the Bucs are gone, Ill take the Dolphins...

DVD Josh 05-01-08 02:45 PM


Originally Posted by fujishig
cool... so are we taking their injury history into account? So a guy like Bo Jackson, would he still be injured early in his career?

I really don't see anyone drafting for position here... the whole first round is going to be running backs, QBs, and wide receivers, and maybe some HOF defensive players I'd think.

A smart GM would definitely make that call. But remember, you still have your roster. If you pick Joe Montana and you have Peyton Manning, what sense will that make, you won't be improving your team.

fujishig 05-01-08 02:53 PM


Originally Posted by DVD Josh
A smart GM would definitely make that call. But remember, you still have your roster. If you pick Joe Montana and you have Peyton Manning, what sense will that make, you won't be improving your team.

True, I guess my point is that the Colts GM would most likely still take a top-of-the-line back. I guess there could be some surprises, where someone takes a dominant offensive lineman or something, but probably not in the first few rounds.

zekeburger1979 05-01-08 03:28 PM

I'll take the Lions. Surely, I can do a better job than Matt Millen!

davidlynchfan 05-01-08 03:43 PM

In for Jets.

sounds cool. maybe we can do 22 rounds to fill the entire roster on both sides!

Spicollidriver1 05-01-08 04:19 PM


Originally Posted by starman9000
Since the Vikes are taken, I can fill in for whichever, if any, team is left after fans grab their own.

Starman you take the Vikes Ill take the Titans I knew there were a few folks here that like the vikes, so you take the vikes Ill take tennessee I like the titans too

DVD Josh 05-01-08 04:24 PM

List is updated through SD1.

kenbuzz 05-01-08 06:41 PM

I'm a glutton for punishment. I'll take the Bengals.
http://bengalsjungle.com/forum/image.../gobengals.gif

Can I go ahead and take Ki-Jana Carter or David Klingler now, or do I have to wait? :)

cdollaz 05-01-08 07:06 PM

I'll take the Texans. How many rounds?

fujishig 05-01-08 07:33 PM


Originally Posted by kenbuzz
I'm a glutton for punishment. I'll take the Bengals.
http://bengalsjungle.com/forum/image.../gobengals.gif

Can I go ahead and take Ki-Jana Carter or David Klingler now, or do I have to wait? :)

There's a whole thread with possible Bengals picks for you in this very forum... with pictures! :)

FantasticVSDoom 05-01-08 08:49 PM

I have it easy... I can pick anyone and have it make total sense because the Dolphins have no one except for Ronnie Brown :banana:

DVD Josh 05-01-08 09:09 PM


Originally Posted by cdollaz
I'll take the Texans. How many rounds?

I'd like to do three or so.


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