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(Jan 24, 2016) YouTube Instructional Videos!

The 2016 ODS functions nicely with Chrome, Safari, MS Edge and the latest Firefox on a desktop platform. Performance on tablets is spotty, while attempting to use the ODS on Smartphones would be painful. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The complexity in using the ODS keeps many fans away, however we've prepared some short (1-min) YouTube videos to help potential new users along:

Intro to ODS Simulator
Simulating a Trade
Changing Team Needs

What is the ODS?

The Online Draft Simulator allows users to produce a computer generated model of the 2016 NFL Draft. Four input screens provide numerous options representing team needs or modeling trades. The DraftTek staff updates these input screens regularly with recent data from our Consensus Mock Drafts. Users can choose those preset values, or make changes to suit their personal view. After making changes (if desired), the user can then generate a 7-round mock draft.




1)   New Simulation – To begin a new simulation, select the “New Simulation” button to the right.  All values will be set to the current preset values supplied by Draft Tek staff.

2)   Re-Edit Custom Inputs If you have previously created a mock draft with your own input set, and would like to continue working with your own values, select the “Re-Edit Custom Inputs” button.

3)   Quick Intro new users might be overwhelmed by complexities involved in the ODS.  The Quick Intro section provides a step-based instruction set that will allow users to quickly run a simulation and then make a customization.  And then re-run based on the new input set.



The Online Draft Simulator is unique to DraftTek, and offered free of charge to users.  DraftTek derives revenue from the advertisements you see on the pages (we do not use the annoying page takeover ads).   Please disable “Ad-blocker” programs so that we can keep the ODS free of charge.


For a more detailed introduction to the ODS, please visit the Help-Intro page.




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