The hottest topic in terms of television plans for next week's NFL Draft is the controversy surrounding reporters tipping draft picks. These days there are scores of fans who take in sports with Twitter as a second screen, following and partaking in the conversation surrounding what they're watching on television. (After all, that's why this website exists.) After the commotion of NFL reporters like Adam Schefter and others being two picks ahead on Twitter than the television coverage of the draft, the networks put the kibosh on tipping picks spoiling the television production.
Once again, both ESPN and NFL Network will try to preserve the drama of the picks being announced from the podium. Here's more from Richard Deitsch's Monday sports media column at Sports Illustrated...no comments