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Old 02.08.2009, 04:43 PM
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Originally Posted by John Breitenbach View Post
You can't claim you have the talent to be top 5 if you're not picked there. It just doesn't work that way. If he was top 5 talent then surely someone would have traded up to get him prior to the 10th pick. Maybe the fact that he had major surgery had an effect ...
The problem with your post is the logic it's based upon. The NFL draft is not some ultra-rational meritocracy, players are picked based upon the best fit for the team. If Green Bay had picked a kicker or long snapper at #9, would you consider that player to be more talented than the leading NCAA receiver over the past two seasons?
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