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Position statement: Pick tipping ruins award show-style draft

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With the NFL Draft less than four weeks away, Mike Florio revisits the question: Should the media outlets covering the draft tip the picks before they’re made official? NFL Network has stated they will ‘try’ not to tip the picks, but Florio wonders whether these outlets think they’re coving a real news event, or an awards show-type affair. If it’s the latter, Florio says everyone involved needs to let the process play out and avoid tipping the pick.

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