Couldn't find anything online about this, so I don't know if we were the first league to find this.
The draft works fine and all, but the problem comes when 2 or more people are dropped from the league. The first team to sign back in, steals all the good players from the other teams that are not signed in. We came to the conclusion that, with the player draft option, the draft option is always working.
So therefore, if you have to replace 2 or more teams, whoever signs in, the game still treats it as a draft, and will take all of the best rated players left fromt he teams not selected by an owner.
We found a fix, you can not have anymore than 1 team open at a time, which stops the Drafting of players from other teams. Is there any fix for this? Or is this a first time addressed issue by Madden players?