NFL prospects are apparently being told by the burning shell of the NFLPA to boycott the 2011 NFL Draft as an extra twist of the knife to the ongoing labor dispute between team owners and the players' union. Which brings up the highly entertaining party question: Will the league invite lower-tier draft picks to fill the rows in their stead? Which eventual undrafted free agent from your alma mater would you most like to see bound to the stage like a sober Ryan Leaf?â†µ
(Somewhere deep in the smoky confines of downtown Tampa's The Hub bar, Jevan Snead stirs from his barstool, tosses his Arena League logo cap at the assembled empties in front of him (it misses), and roars: "THIS IS MY MOMENT!" Don't even act like he's not going to show up and just hope nobody notices.)
For draft talk of a slightly less imaginary nature, visit our latest 2011 NFL mock draft.