Time constraints present new challenges

The NFL shortened the amount of time between picks to create better TV. The change also could lead to fewer trades and some embarrassing blunders, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: April 23, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

With no quarterback considered worthy of being the No. 1 overall pick, this year's draft isn't considered as sexy as in past years.

Still, this draft, which starts Saturday at New York's Radio City Music Hall, is considered a good one. It's strong on offensive tackles, pass-rushers and running backs. The receiving class might lack star power, but it's solid and deep. There are plenty of fast cornerbacks.

One change in terminology comes out of this draft. Only ...

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