How similiar is this years draft to 96, 97 and 2000?
No 1st round QBs
1 New York Jets Keyshawn Johnson Wide Receiver USC
2 Jacksonville Jaguars Kevin Hardy Linebacker Illinois
3 Arizona Cardinals Simeon Rice Defensive End Illinois
4 Baltimore Ravens Jonathan Ogden Tackle UCLA
5 New York Giants Cedric Jones Defensive End Oklahoma
6 St. Louis Rams Lawrence Phillips Running Back Nebraska
7 New England Patriots Terry Glenn Wide Receiver Ohio State
8 Carolina Panthers Tim Biakabutuka Running Back Michigan
9 Oakland Raiders Rickey Dudley Tight End Ohio State
10 Cincinnati Bengals Willie Anderson Tackle Auburn
11 New Orleans Saints Alex Molden Cornerback Oregon
12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Regan Upshaw Defensive End California
13 Chicago Bears Walt Harris Cornerback Mississippi State
14 Houston Oilers Eddie George  Running Back Ohio State
15 Denver Broncos John Mobley Linebacker Kutztown
16 Minnesota Vikings Duane Clemons Defensive End California
17 Detroit Lions Reggie Brown Linebacker Texas A&M
18 St. Louis Rams Eddie Kennison Wide Receiver LSU
19 Indianapolis Colts Marvin Harrison Wide Receiver Syracuse
20 Miami Dolphins Daryl Gardener Defensive Tackle Baylor
21 Seattle Seahawks Pete Kendall Tackle Boston College
22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Marcus Jones Defensive End North Carolina
23 Detroit Lions Jeff Hartings Guard Penn State
24 Buffalo Bills Eric Moulds Wide Receiver Mississippi State
25 Philadelphia Eagles Jermane Mayberry Tackle Texas A&M-Kingsville
26 Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis Linebacker Miami
27 Green Bay Packers John Michels Tackle USC
28 Kansas City Chiefs Jerome Woods Free Safety Memphis
29 Pittsburgh Steelers Jamain Stephens Tackle North Carolina A&T
30 Washington Redskins (from Dallas Cowboys) Andre Johnson Tackle Penn State
First Qb not taken until 26th
1 St. Louis Rams (from New York Jets) Orlando Pace Offensive tackle Ohio State
2 Oakland Raiders Darrell Russell Defensive tackle USC
3 Seattle Seahawks (from Atlanta Falcons for 1997 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th round picks) Shawn Springs Cornerback Ohio State
4 Baltimore Ravens Peter Boulware Linebacker Florida State
5 Detroit Lions Bryant Westbrook Cornerback Texas
6 Seattle Seahawks (from St. Louis Rams via New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers) Walter Jones Offensive tackle Florida State
7 New York Giants Ike Hilliard Wide receiver Florida
8 New York Jets(from Tampa Bay Buccaneers) James Farrior Linebacker Virginia
9 Arizona Cardinals Tommy Knight Cornerback Iowa
10 New Orleans Saints Chris Naeole Guard Colorado
11 Atlanta Falcons Michael Booker Cornerback Nebraska
12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Warrick Dunn Running back Florida State
13 Kansas City Chiefs Tony Gonzalez Tight end California
14 Cincinnati Bengals Reinard Wilson Linebacker Florida State
15 Miami Dolphins Yatil Green Wide receiver Miami
16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reidel Anthony Wide receiver Florida
17 Washington Redskins Kenard Lang Defensive end Miami
18 Tennessee Oilers Kenny Holmes Defensive end Miami
19 Indianapolis Colts Tarik Glenn Offensive tackle California
20 Minnesota Vikings Dwayne Rudd Linebacker Alabama
21 Jacksonville Jaguars Renaldo Wynn Defensive tackle Notre Dame
22 Dallas Cowboys David LaFleur Tight end LSU
23 Buffalo Bills Antowain Smith Running back Houston
24 Pittsburgh Steelers Chad Scott Defensive back Maryland
25 Philadelphia Eagles Jon Harris Defensive end Virginia
26 San Francisco 49ers Jim Druckenmiller Quarterback Virginia Tech
27 Carolina Panthers Rae Carruth Wide receiver Colorado
28 Denver Broncos Trevor Pryce Defensive Tackle Clemson
29 New England Patriots Chris Canty Cornerback Kansas State
30 Green Bay Packers Ross Verba Offensive tackle Iowa
First Qb not taken until 18th
1 Cleveland Browns Courtney Brown Defensive end Penn State
2 Washington Redskins (from New Orleans) LaVar Arrington Linebacker Penn State
3 Washington Redskins (from San Francisco) Chris Samuels Tackle Alabama
4 Cincinnati Bengals Peter Warrick Wide receiver Florida State
5 Baltimore Ravens (from Atlanta) Jamal Lewis Running back Tennessee
6 Philadelphia Eagles Corey Simon Defensive tackle Florida State
7 Arizona Cardinals Thomas Jones Running back Virginia
8 Pittsburgh Steelers Plaxico Burress Wide receiver Michigan State
9 Chicago Bears Brian Urlacher Linebacker New Mexico
10 Baltimore Ravens (from Denver) Travis Taylor Wide receiver Florida
11 New York Giants Ron Dayne Running back Wisconsin
12 New York Jets (from Carolina through Washington and San Francisco) Shaun Ellis Defensive end Tennessee
13 New York Jets (from San Diego through Tampa Bay) John Abraham Defensive end South Carolina
14 Green Bay Packers Bubba Franks Tight end Miami (Florida)
15 Denver Broncos (from Baltimore) Deltha O'Neal Cornerback California
16 San Francisco 49ers (from New England through New York Jets) Julian Peterson Linebacker Michigan State
17 Oakland Raiders Sebastian Janikowski Kicker Florida State
18 New York Jets Chad Pennington Quarterback Marshall
19 Seattle Seahawks (from Dallas)  Shaun Alexander Running back Alabama
20 Detroit Lions Stockar McDougle Tackle Oklahoma
21 Kansas City Chiefs Sylvester Morris Wide receiver Jackson State
22 Seattle Seahawks Chris McIntosh Tackle Wisconsin
23 Carolina Panthers (from Miami) Rashard Anderson Defensive back Jackson State
24 San Francisco 49ers (from Washington) Ahmed Plummer Cornerback Ohio State
25 Minnesota Vikings Chris Hovan Defensive tackle Boston College
26 Buffalo Bills Erik Flowers Defensive end Arizona State
27 New York Jets (from Tampa Bay) Anthony Becht Tight end West Virginia
28 Indianapolis Colts Rob Morris Linebacker BYU
29 Jacksonville Jaguars R. Jay Soward Wide receiver USC
30 Tennessee Titans Keith Bulluck Linebacker Syracuse
31 St. Louis Rams Trung Canidate Running back Arizona
Yup, it's a shit draft, no doubt about it.
Oh wait, sorry, the NFL prefers to call it a "depth draft".....
Depth....as in hardly any starter quality players available past the 1st round.
This draft will have one or two taken in the top 10.
This is a really deep draft, it just lacks blue chip quality players...or so they say.
This isn't a top heavy draft but it's one where the second round starts in the bottom of 1 and ends at the bottom of 3.
This is exactly the type of draft where you want to have multiple picks...
Five years from now this could be looked at as one of the best drafts in decades. Everyone is just talking out of their asses right now <---even this guy.
no elite players up top.
It's a BS line fed by the NFL to keep you interested in watching and talking about football. "Depth" draft.....
As in, the majority of these players are going to be buried on the Depth chart.
Players are suppose to be taken from best to worst (loosely obviously), so if it's weak at the top, then it's even weaker at the middle and especially at the bottom.
This is 2009 all over again.
There are so many players with risks, huge upsides, problems, retarded combine numbers, etc.
There is no clear anything outside the top 5 or so and even those guys are debated.
Here's where your GM earns his money...
In 97' Delhomme and Kitna went undrafted.
In 96' had Damon Huard and Ray Lucas undrafted.
2000' had Bulger in the 6th and of course Brady.
Is this class worse than 97 or 96? I don't really believe that.
Well, we shall if this is a shitty draft in about 3-4 years.
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