- If a team trades their pick (i.e. Its only one round though, and the scoring is slightly different. first-pick.com is fun although you can game the system into having a good draft. This is how I've been doing it for the r/NFL_Draft mock draft game the past 2 years. 100% Upvoted. I think it works pretty well. We don't use a site or anything, we just fill out spreadsheets. 3, who are they trading with? For liability reasons, we’re going to score these games using standard football values: extra point, field goal and touchdown. Then we just pick back and forth after that. Whoever goes first, the other guy gets picks 2 and 3. Too old/responsible to do it now, but it makes the rest of the draft even more fun. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. What I've come up with so far: Each person gets a "first guess", "second guess", and "third guess" per draft pick. http://store.steampowered.com/app/378120/, http://www.thehuddlereport.com/scoring/mockdrafts.shtml. 11. There's about 240 people, The Huddle Report has a point system that pretty good. Many like to write up predictions on the entire/first and second round selection order beforehand and then compare how they did afterward. There are a ton of CCG/TCG games out right now, many of them free to play, some of them not. Walterfootball has a contest like this every year. If the Bengals actually select Peterson and trade him, you get (9) points: correct Position (3) + Player (6). The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. So basically you get 8 points if you get the pick right, 5 if you're one pick off, 4 if you're two picks off, etc. Press J to jump to the feed. Obviously more points are awarded if you correctly guess with your first guess, and the amount of points decreases for second and third guesses. Disregard financial considerations. Madden NFL 20 Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC It may be a while before we see actual on-field action, but you could always create or download the current draft class to get a … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Play against friends, followers, celebrities, and anyone on DRAFT. 5) The Return Trade. It'd be fucking awesome if the NFL would release the rights to Sega to make American Football Manager. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Seems like the best way because it sort of has a built in way to not let your mock get destroyed by trades. Also the points increase as the draft goes on because it's harder to guess the 17th overall pick than the first overall pick. This was a tradition for a few years with some friends of mine. On all platforms you can view and join drafts you are invited to. What are they getting back? No additional points are awarded for getting both correct. http://www.thehuddlereport.com/scoring/mockdrafts.shtml. What my friends and I do is we all fill out a 2 round mock. I think we can agree that between our own team's picks, making fun of a buddy's team's suspect selection and guessing whether Mel Kiper uses motor oil or model airplane glue in his hair, sometimes the NFL draft can be a bit slow. did pick and then trade) disregard the predicted player in that scenario and add up the points for the trade portion of the prediction. Everyone should write down their NFL draft predictions for the first round (at least), and decide on how many drinks to wager for correct and incorrect picks amongst your circle of friends. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Customize your draft by sport, game slate, draft size, entry amount, and more. 0 comments. Why not make the competition more fluid than basically replicating a March Madness bracket? 1) The Player. - You can always assign bonus points for a guy who can shape his hair to look most like Mel Kiper’s or that can create a nickname cheesier than anything Chris Berman will come up with. A way we can put our knowledge/research to the test during the draft. For reference; http://store.steampowered.com/app/378120/. You are awarded points based on where the player you mocked actually lands, as long as you're right within 5 spots. You can make your own group. So, as fantasy football made us care about every team in the league, why not create games that make us care about every pick in the draft? If you’d like to convert the one, three and six points to a monetary amount or volume of a beverage, I can’t stop you…. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. You clearly know the draft better if you can make alterations to a team's needs under pressure. (but not sports). For example: 1.1 TITANS 1st guess (3points)- Tunsil 2nd guess (2) - Ramsey 3rd guess (1) - Trade Back, 1.17 FALCONS 1st guess (6) - Ragland 2nd guess (3) - Darron Lee 3rd guess (1) - Leonard Floyd. Every time you are awarded a point, you take a shot. You can create a draft and invite friends, followers, and anyone on DRAFT. As the first-ever Official Casino Sponsor of the National Football League, Caesars Entertainment is proud to introduce the all-new NFL Draft Pick’em Online Game… Rules The first part of the NFL Draft Drinking Game requires everyone to make predictions for the first round draft pick order, and predetermine who will drink what based on your accuracy. 2) The Position. Yet, I’d strategize that that tactic is bound to burn. It has created some interesting results over the years, including last year where I had the lower score by mile if not for La'El Collins. (No credit for Return Trade points; wasn’t 100 percent correct.). 2) Double the points in the second round, (triple in the third, and so on) since those picks are so much harder to make than first round picks. If you get a few picks wrong, it seems there is more skill in being able to make changes on the fly. It's pretty easy to score ourselves since it's usually just like 5 people. Most times a team does nothing with their pick, but if you predict a trade, bonus points are in order. There are a ton of CCG/TCG games out right now, many of them free to play, some of them not. The Giants Game The NFL Draft is bound to be littered with New York Giants fans of various forms and styles due to their recent success. You can also join the r/nfldraft group too if you find the post. So keep it dynamic; once a team is on the clock for their pick, everyone in the room (or at your bar table) has sixty seconds to fill out the following sentence: “I believe the team on the clock will select [Position] [Player] and [The Transaction] with [Team] for [Return Trade].”. This is year #5 of a game a buddy and I play each draft. 3) The Transaction. Of course, the league has mercifully sped up the time for each round and it’s always overly tense when your team is on the clock, but the other 31 selections can drag on after a while; other than a few trades, not much commands the word “exciting.” Sure, we can listen to Kiper and crew banter back and forth, yet, at that point, their speculations are like debating what presents you’re going to get for Christmas, on Christmas morning. Would something like this work? share. If you select "Trade" in No. Wrong values are not subtracted, just left as zero. But I've never liked the idea of being locked into all your picks for 32 selections. first-pick is so close to being really great. Add up the points for each correct answer in each blank. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Should we all have to fill out the sheet ahead of time or do it as the draft goes (picks need to be written down before they're announced)? A separate point category than Player; points are still deserved if you get a positional need correct, but get the player wrong. A subreddit for (almost) anything related to games - video games, board games, card games, etc. A way we can put our knowledge/research to the test during the draft. National Football League's Draft Of College American Football Players! Thanks guys. I have a small group of friends that are as into the draft as I am and we want to play a game as we watch the draft together. - Two ways to raise the intensity: 1) All aspects of your prediction had to be correct to receive points, but in my opinion, the more scoring the better. Your options here are only: Trade or Do Nothing. - The gamble may seem worth it to always guess that a team will trade their pick/player, since correctly predicting “No Transaction” is just one point and “Trade” points are pretty hefty. That's 7 points. 1st round only. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. Keep rinse and repeating for each pick and adding up your points. - Like I said, I have no way to stop you from converting these points into dollar amounts or beverage volumes, should you so choose. 4) The Team. Are there different/better formats? If you say “I believe the Bengals will select [CB] [Patrick Peterson] and [Trade] him to the [49ers] for [the 49ers' first- and fifth-round picks].” And the Bengals select Peterson and trade him to the 49ers for their first- and  fourth-round picks, you get (26) points: correct Position (3) + Player (6) + Trade (7) + Team (10). Does anyone know of any that let you play draft or similar formats with your friends? Your player is picked 7th? Each day until the draft I’ll publish a different game, contest, whatever you want to call it, that has a different spin on how to wring competition out of the slow spaces between our team’s picks. Have any of you done a "draft game" before? Obviously, who’s getting selected? TCG/CCG games that let you play draft with friends? 2011 NFL Draft NFL Draft Games: Keeping the Spaces Between Your Team's Picks Fun Caleb Garling Correspondent I April 20, 2011 Comments save hide report. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Friday: The Twitter Game: A competitive way to (maybe) get famous during the draft. Here is a score sheet template; you'd just cross out or circle your answers and add the points: And a few scoring scenarios in case something was unclear: If you say “I believe the Bengals will select [CB] [Patrick Peterson] and [Do Nothing].” And the Bengals instead select CB Prince Amukamara and don’t trade him, you get (4) points: correct Position (3) + No Transaction (1). Each person gets a "first guess", "second guess", and "third guess" per draft pick. Hm this sounds kind of complicated. I have a small group of friends that are as into the draft as I am and we want to play a game as we watch the draft together. And there you go. (Comprised of players and/or picks. Does anyone know of any that let you play draft or similar formats with your friends? I’d only guess a trade if I was more than 30 percent sure it’d happen because those extra points, like in real football, will add up in the end. 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