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A Great Season After a Great Off-Season!

[fa icon="calendar'] November 14, 2018 / by Chris Barry posted in NFL Draft, Running a Virtual NFL Team

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We’re more than halfway through the 2018 season already - I’m constantly amazed at how fast the NFL season passes. It’s been a season full of surprises, and I just came across a blog article I started back in September and thought it would be interesting to finish it now with the benefit of a little hindsight.

 

I’ve been an NFL Draft nut for more than 30 years. I’m not afraid to admit it, because I know I’m among friends here! My love of the NFL Draft is actually where PowerHouse came from. I was never really all that interested in how well I could predict who the real-life NFL teams would draft; I was more interested in seeing how I could do as a talent evaluator myself; what kind of team could I build if I was an NFL General Manager?

 

I started keeping a virtual team in Excel in 1995, and the rules that would eventuallybe baked into our web-based NFL General Manager simulation evolved from that over several years. When we first went live in testing mode, we used data from 2011. So, my flagship virtual team - the one you see if you go to the game pages on our site when you’re not logged in - has played eight virtual seasons already.

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2019 Draft Prospects Uploaded 11/2/18

We have uploaded our initial list of 861 2019 NFL Draft prospects. The top 99 are from CBSSports.com (they include projected underclass entries,) and the rest are from NFLDraftScout.com. We will periodically add and delete as the class shapes up. Good luck with your scouting!

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