ANNOUNCEMENT: 2017 Draft Rescheduled for Saturday 1/18/14 @ 9PM EST

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  1. LtJustice

    LtJustice QSF Commissioner

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    Gentlemen,

    We have had multiple owners voice concerns about the draft being scheduled during the NFC Championship game between the 49ers and Seahawks on Sunday night.

    While we never like to make drastic changes to a schedule that has been posted well in advance, we feel like it is warranted in this situation and would benefit the majority. As a result, we will be making changes to the previously posted advance schedule, which primarily consists of shortening the Free Agency Bidding period and moving the draft up by a night. With these changes, the 2017 rookie draft will now take place Saturday 1/18/14 @ 9PM EST.

    Now, I have no doubt that there are bound to be some that are inconvenienced by this, and for that I am truly sorry. We felt we had to make a decision that was in the best interest of the league as a whole.

    Here is the amended off-season schedule:

    2016 Season

    2016 Preseason Week 1 Deadline: MIDNIGHT EST (Monday 1/13/14)

    2016 Preseason Week 3 Deadline: MIDNIGHT EST (Tuesday 1/14/14)

    2016 Regular Season Week 4 Deadline: MIDNIGHT (Wednesday 1/15/14)

    2016 Regular Season Week 8 Deadline: MIDNIGHT (Thursday 1/16/14)

    SIM REST OF 2016 SEASON THROUGH SUPER BOWL


    2017 Off-Season

    Off-Season Resignings: Deadline 10PM (Friday 1/17/14)

    Free Agency (Phase 1): 10PM EST (Friday 1/17/14) -TO- NOON EST (Saturday 1/18/14)

    Free Agency (Phase 2): NOON EST -TO- 3PM EST (Saturday 1/18/14)

    Free Agency (Phase 3): 3PM EST -TO- 6PM EST (Saturday 1/18/14)

    Final Scouting: 6PM EST -TO- 8:30PM EST (Saturday 1/18/14)

    2017 Rookie Draft: 9PM EST (Saturday 1/18/14)


    2017 Pre-Season

    2017 Preseason (SIM) + Roster Cuts + Off-Season Trade Deadline: MIDNIGHT (Sunday 1/19/14)

    2017 Regular Season Opens! (Monday 1/20/14)


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    Alex (Ninersfan80)
    Avery (AveryB)
    Carl T. (CTfromDC)
    Chris (CSteud)
    Curtis (thafuture3886)
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  2. Ninersfan80

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    Good decision and Go Niners!!!!!
     
  3. DJDunn6

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    Dolphins entire draft on the block no way I can bag on date night for a madden draft lol.
     
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  4. redlishus

    redlishus PMFL Staff - El Guesser

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    Same here. Made plans on Saturday night knowing draft was on Sunday.

    Not to be a dick but sounds like you have multiple owners having conflicts on Saturday. Can we switch it to Monday?
     
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  5. Easy Dez It

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    I thought that all the drafts where to be held on saturdays? I dont really care about the game but I think overall saturday night is a ton better than sunday.
     
  6. klaximilian

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    I can either day on the weekend.
     
  7. LtJustice

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    Again, sorry to those inconvenienced. It would be unrealistic to expect ANY day to work out for everyone. We will be moving forward with the Saturday evening plan detailed above.
     
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  8. ThaBayouChef

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    I would have had no problem w/ Sunday night......because my team sandbagged it last weekend. However; if they had made it, I would have voiced concern as well...Good move for the overall league, IMO....Titans are interested in acquiring picks from any team that can't make it! 2018 swap available.....
     
  9. heathh

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    Im cool with either day. But what about maybe Sunday at 2pm est? I would think that would be easier for ppl to achieve? Just a suggestion.
     
  10. ThaBayouChef

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    There's a game before the Seahawk/9er game.
     
  11. heathh

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    I understand that. Ok maybe 1:30 pm est. That gives you hour and a half to get into late rounds which most of the time ppl are gone after round 4.

    Just an alternative of thinking.
     
  12. LtJustice

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    See my quote...

    There is no perfect time. An unfortunate circumstance of having 32 individuals juggling actual importnat stuff in their daily lives and this hobby we all love.
     
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    Im fine with that as I said. And Jim I feel for you, all I did was make a suggestion and in 10min got a negative comment.

    I will keep my 2 cents in pocket from now on!
     
  14. thafuture3886

    thafuture3886 Power Rankings Analyst

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    Colts are welcome to take any and all pics if an owner can't make it :cool::D;):):sneaky:(y):angelic::joyful:
     
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    Bears also willing to negotiate for draft picks from owners who can't make it
     
  16. CHUNKNESS

    CHUNKNESS Commissioner Quality Simulation Football

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    It wasn't a negative comment, Heath. Nowhere in Jim's reply did he take a negative tone or berate you in any way. He was just stating the fact that the decision was already made that the draft time would not be changed from Saturday evening. It is a decisive move in order to prevent any additional unnecessary debate. You can provide your opinion, which is always appreciated, as long as it is constructive. In this case, it is counterproductive to continue discussion regarding changing the draft time since the decision has been made. I believe that was the message that Jim was trying to portray to you (and the league). Jim, feel free to correct me if I am wrong...

    LtJustice
     
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  17. heathh

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    I know I wasn't talking about Jim.
     
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  18. CHUNKNESS

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    My bad. Loren was just being a realist. Don't let his reply bother you.
     
  19. DJDunn6

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    Miami would like a bigger WR and or a nice young CB for their picks can't make draft.
     
  20. thafuture3886

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    Step into my office....
     
  21. heathh

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    I got Chris Houston.

    Megatron is on block tho
     
  22. ThaBayouChef

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    Me saying that there's a game before the Seahawk/9er game is a negative comment?? Wow. Sorry that hurt your feelings dude. I was just stating a fact. Wasn't meant to be positive or negative, or anything other than a fact. Didn't mean to offend you.
     
  23. Michael Overman

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    What is negative about stating a NFL Playoff game time? :watching: Nobody is jabbing at you...all good


    Tough situation obviously...for an NFL league it seems appropriate to not have a draft scheduled during a Conference Championship game. I myself am fortunate enough to be free both nights, but I certainly regret the juxtaposition of the schedule and corresponding scheduling conflicts for owners.

    32 owners 64 legs (65 legs if you count three for me) tough to please 100%...but not harm in shooting for the fences

    I know its tough sledding...I appreciate the heads up at the beginning of the week...thanks man LtJustice
     
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  24. redlishus

    redlishus PMFL Staff - El Guesser

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    Could we put it to a vote for a Monday or Saturday night?

    I guess not.

    Picks available, come and get them.
     
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  25. Warhawk AKA dreadman

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    cant wait to get back into the swing of things.....................................................
    (y)(y):whistle::cool:;):)o_O:geek::eek::D:ROFLMAO:
     
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