Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout
Once all the information and misinformation gets sorted out, there are always prospects who are truly raising their draft stock. Despite the consternation towards the actual existence of draft stock, it probably is a real thing. Gauging it is something else entirely.
But why does it exist? Recency bias towards new information that is gleaned from the combine, pro days, medical examinations, and interviews plays a big part. It’s up to the masses to decipher whether or not too much of an emphasis is being put on new information. Sometimes, new information isn’t new at all but reinfornces things that should have already been known.
Let’s take four names that, if they haven’t raised their stock in recent days, have at least gotten more run in the media. Is the cream rising to the top, or is it something that just happens to float? (more…)