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Draft isn't a mockery ... but parts of it sure are

Updated: April 25, 2007, 5:11 PM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Let me begin by saying that I love the NFL draft. If it wore something low-cut with pumps I'd take it to Vegas for a quickie marriage. I mean, how can you not fall hard for something that's the Mercantile Exchange of football?

Think about it: actual human beings are treated like pork futures, to be slotted, drafted and traded by their new "owners." Best of all, it's legal and televised!

Oh, yeah, baby, I'll be watching all 18 hours of ESPN's shoulder-pad-to-shoulder-pad coverage ...

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