Some times watching the draft can be anti-climatic because picks are leaked out on Twitter before they’re actually read at the podium. In an effort to keep the suspense going during the television broadcast, ESPN and NFL Network said their reporters will not be reporting pick by pick selections on Twitter before they’re announced, according to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated.
Both ESPN and the NFL Network say their reporters will not pre-report pick by pick selections on Twitter during Round 1 of the NFL Draft.
— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) May 1, 2014
You know what that means, no Rick Reilly leaning over and asking to get credit for breaking the news on every pick during the draft.
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