Originally Posted by Reaper16
My guess is that they were complimentary pieces. That successful, winning teams picked them because they already had a proven core.
Originally Posted by htismaqe
A lot of them went to good teams that had an uncharacteristic down year, I'd be willing to bet.
Like Jerrod Mayo.
That could be, but why is it not repeated with any other position?
No safety taken in the top 5 has ever had a winning record.
AJ Green is the only WR
Darrell Russell is the only DT
Peppers and Cedric Jones are the only DEs