It’s hard to imagine life without the NFL Draft. It just doesn’t sound realistic: What would Mel Kiper talk about?
While the dissolution of the draft in favor of a system where every player was an undrafted free agent seems illogical — not mention abhorrent to most fans — it is an issue currently on the table.
Florio had Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal on PFT Live Tuesday to discuss the issue, and the stance that NFLPA* outside counsel Jeffrey Kessler has taken on the position.
As Florio notes, it’s a stance that may just be a threat from the NFLPA*. But it’s a serious one that has received surprisingly little media attention. So we’ll give it some attention in the clip below.