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Mr. Goodell, Please Blow Up the NFL Draft

Article By on 11th August, 2009

... if the NFL draft simply disappeared?

The NFL draft started in 1936, probably as a result of an increase in the number of teams joining the league, and an effort to give new teams a chance to sign top talent, hence creating more competition and building the NFL brand.  

The introduction of the draft also occured at the same time as Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal initiative.  The New Deal implemented federally funded socialistic-based programs in order to put the country back on track after the Great...

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