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Chalk Talk: Talking NFL draft with retired Packers analytics department head Mike Eayrs

Great insight on how to construct a draft board, draft day operations, and trading picks.

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On this week’s episode of Chalk Talk, I speak with retired Green Bay Packers director of research and development Mike Eayrs. The highly-respected expert in football analytics and I discuss:

  • The role of analytics
  • Building a team through the draft
  • Constructing a draft board
  • Draft strategy
  • The draft trade value chart
  • Best player available vs. drafting for need

All of the film review content will be on SB Nation’s Cincy Jungle podcast channel, along with the other episodes of The Orange and Black Insider. New shows like the “Orange is the New Black” podcast from Ace Boogie and Zim WhoDey and “Sorry If I Spit When I Speak” from Dadio Makdook and Dr. Hodgie Smodgie have also been added to the channel’s audio slate, so check all of them out.

The video of my film reviews can be found on the OBI YouTube page and/or Cincy Jungle’s Facebook page. Thanks for watching!