Few surprises in first 2009 mock draft
Peterson, Turner lead way; many top wide receivers selected early
It's never too early for a mock draft! To be honest, I'm not really sure what a "mock" draft is. Whenever I pick a team I do so thinking there's nothing mock about it, but we'll be playing the thing out. Unless I'm nudged in the direction of trying out different strategies, my goal in a mock draft is basically the same as a late-August get-together with my buddies with everything on the line: I want to build a winning team.
On July 22, there were 10 of us from the ESPN Fantasy staff mocking ...
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