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2015 POD Community Mock Draft: GM pairings, rules & schedule

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A look at the general manager pairings, rules and schedule for the 2015 POD Community Mock Draft.

The 2015 POD Community Mock Draft is ready to roll. The general manager assignments have been made, and the picks schedule is set. Below you can find the assignments and schedule, and you can also find a rundown of important rules and guidelines for the mock draft. Please read through them carefully.

  • You will receive an email notifying you when you are on the clock. Reply to the email with your pick, along with your write-up (do not attach it in a separate document). The write-up should be 1-2 paragraphs and no more than 200 words, and it should explain the reasoning behind your pick. (Note: This year, write-ups will only be necessary for the first round. In the second round, you will just need to submit a pick.)

  • Before sending it, proofread your write-up to make sure it doesn't have any spelling/grammatical errors. No one's perfect, but I don't want to spend a bunch of time correcting mistakes.

  • As for when your pick should be made, check out the schedule below to see your deadline. The pick and write-up need to be sent by the date and time in the deadline column. If you miss your deadline, I will be forced to go to an alternate since the next GM won't be able to make his selection until all of the previous picks are in. If one person misses the deadline, it slows down the whole thing.

  • On a related note, send in your pick as soon as you decide it. The write-up can wait until the deadline, but the sooner you get your pick in, the sooner I can let the next GM know who is still available.

  • Make sure to look at the schedule right now and take note of when each of your picks is due. If there is a conflict or something like that, let me know as soon as possible so we can get it worked out.

  • Due to time restraints, there will be no trades.

  • Please do not talk about picks that haven't been posted on the site until they are actually made public. That way we can make sure the reveal of each pick is somewhat exciting. Comments about picks that haven't already been posted will be deleted.

  • Perhaps the most important rule of all is to DO RESEARCH. I can't stress this one enough. Don't wait until the last minute to get an idea of what your team's needs are. Check out the SB Nation blog for your team, go to draft websites or whatever; just make sure you do research.

  • As far as draft strategy goes, it is really up to you. You can go with the player you think should be picked or you can go with the player you think will actually be picked. Please try to keep it realistic, though.

  • Finally, have fun with this and please be efficient with your picks. Like I said, once you make your pick, send it to me right away. You can wait to get me the write-up until the deadline if you want, but the earlier the better for your picks.

Below is the order/schedule of picks. If alternates are needed, I will put up a FanPost to find replacements.

ROUND 1
# Team General manager Deadline for pick (Eastern Time)
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Twon82 Monday, April 6, 12 p.m.
2 Tennessee Titans detroit_fan Monday, April 6, 5 p.m.
3 Jacksonville Jaguars Big.AL Monday, April 6, 10 p.m.
4 Oakland Raiders sB_PLaGuES Tuesday, April 7, 12 p.m.
5 Washington Redskins DrewsLions Tuesday, April 7, 5 p.m.
6 New York Jets Darius.Slayer23 Tuesday, April 7, 10 p.m.
7 Chicago Bears juhsayngul Wednesday, April 8, 12 p.m.
8 Atlanta Falcons nrs001 Wednesday, April 8, 5 p.m.
9 New York Giants Jerry Mallory Wednesday, April 8, 10 p.m.
10 St. Louis Rams Mr. Zebra Thursday, April 9, 12 p.m.
11 Minnesota Vikings Kudos Thursday, April 9, 5 p.m.
12 Cleveland Browns Schnard Thursday, April 9, 10 p.m.
13 New Orleans Saints ALatx Friday, April 10, 12 p.m.
14 Miami Dolphins megatroniscalvin Friday, April 10, 5 p.m.
15 San Francisco 49ers Levy's Beard Friday, April 10, 10 p.m.
16 Houston Texans jwitzsc Saturday April 11, 12 p.m.
17 San Diego Chargers David Tokarz Saturday, April 11, 5 p.m.
18 Kansas City Chiefs Heir Apparent Saturday, April 11, 10 p.m.
19 Cleveland Browns (from BUF) Schnard Sunday, April 12, 12 p.m.
20 Philadelphia Eagles n4ry4 Sunday, April 12, 5 p.m.
21 Cincinnati Bengals jdpeterson34 Sunday, April 12, 10 p.m.
22 Pittsburgh Steelers ncbur10 Monday, April 13, 12 p.m.
23 Detroit Lions Jeremy Reisman Monday, April 13, 5 p.m.
24 Arizona Cardinals Edubbnaz Monday, April 13, 10 p.m.
25 Carolina Panthers go_beluga_whales Tuesday, April 14, 12 p.m.
26 Baltimore Ravens alex.lanser Tuesday, April 14, 5 p.m.
27 Dallas Cowboys vieltech Tuesday, April 14, 10 p.m.
28 Denver Broncos Jack H Wednesday, April 15, 12 p.m.
29 Indianapolis Colts Jettero2112 Wednesday, April 15, 5 p.m.
30 Green Bay Packers QuitITLions Wednesday, April 15, 10 p.m.
31 New Orleans Saints (from SEA) ALatx Thursday, April 16, 12 p.m.
32 New England Patriots tjwGOblue Thursday, April 16, 5 p.m.
ROUND 2
# Team General manager Deadline for pick (Eastern Time)
33 Tennessee Titans detroit_fan Thursday, April 16, 10 p.m.
34 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Twon82 Friday, April 17, 12 p.m.
35 Oakland Raiders sB_PLaGuES Friday, April 17, 5 p.m.
36 Jacksonville Jaguars Big.AL Friday, April 17, 10 p.m.
37 New York Jets Darius.Slayer23 Saturday, April 18, 12 p.m.
38 Washington Redskins DrewsLions Saturday, April 18, 5 p.m.
39 Chicago Bears juhsayngul Saturday, April 18, 10 p.m.
40 New York Giants Jerry Mallory Sunday, April 19, 12 p.m.
41 St. Louis Rams Mr. Zebra Sunday, April 19, 5 p.m.
42 Atlanta Falcons nrs001 Sunday, April 19, 10 p.m.
43 Cleveland Browns Schnard Monday, April 20, 12 p.m.
44 New Orleans Saints ALatx Monday, April 20, 5 p.m.
45 Minnesota Vikings Kudos Monday, April 20, 10 p.m.
46 San Francisco 49ers Levy's Beard Tuesday, April 21, 12 p.m.
47 Miami Dolphins megatroniscalvin Tuesday, April 21, 5 p.m.
48 San Diego Chargers David Tokarz Tuesday, April 21, 10 p.m.
49 Kansas City Chiefs Heir Apparent Wednesday, April 22, 12 p.m.
50 Buffalo Bills CLF Wednesday, April 22, 5 p.m.
51 Houston Texans jwitzsc Wednesday, April 22, 10 p.m.
52 Philadelphia Eagles n4ry4 Thursday, April 23, 12 p.m.
53 Cincinnati Bengals jdpeterson34 Thursday, April 23, 5 p.m.
54 Detroit Lions Jeremy Reisman Thursday, April 23, 10 p.m.
55 Arizona Cardinals Edubbnaz Friday, April 24, 12 p.m.
56 Pittsburgh Steelers ncbur10 Friday, April 24, 5 p.m.
57 Carolina Panthers go_beluga_whales Friday, April 24, 10 p.m.
58 Baltimore Ravens alex.lanser Saturday, April 25, 12 p.m.
59 Denver Broncos Jack H Saturday, April 25, 5 p.m.
60 Dallas Cowboys vieltech Saturday, April 25, 10 p.m.
61 Indianapolis Colts Jettero2112 Sunday, April 26, 12 p.m.
62 Green Bay Packers QuitITLions Sunday, April 26, 5 p.m.
63 Seattle Seahawks seabeeruss Sunday, April 26, 10 p.m.
64 New England Patriots tjwGOblue Monday, April 27, 12 p.m.