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Old 01-29-2013, 09:15 PM   #11
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Default Re: Who's been doing the best job drafting?

2004: The Chargers cut Drew Brees, and drafted Philip Rivers... instead if Larry Fitzgersld.

Thus, instead of: Brees throwing to Fitzgerald, w/ LaDainian coming out of the backfield... well... they merely had LT (& a quasi-effective Rivers).

Ask any Chargers fan about how many "starts" they've gotten from that draft. (Don't ask. It's a sore subject with them.)

Regardless, your point is understood. BUT, how many of those players could not supplant the back-ups on this team... but, could start for other teams. Using the Chargers as a example, Tim Dobbins had a ton of starts for the Bolts... but, Timmons couldn't even crack the starting line-up (Farrior, Foote). If Timmons were a Charger, he'd have 32 more starts... but, it doesn't make Dobbins better than Timmons. Make sense?

Lastly, the past three drafts have been huge in ALL rounds.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:36 PM   #12
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Cardinals ranked #1 and the Browns ranked #3 in the 10-year rankings. The Chiefs ranked #1 and the Dolphins #2 in the 5-year rankings.

Grain of salt.
Wow! After reading this I didn't even open the link.
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:18 PM   #13
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Whoever made that list should be fired.
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:56 PM   #14
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Default Re: Who's been doing the best job drafting?

We can all go back and forth on what the article is saying and the actual merit or the article but I take reality.
Past 10 years = 3 SB's, 2 SB wins - Steelers rank 2nd behind only NE in that time frame and are tied with NY for SB wins so we rank 2nd. Just my opinion.
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Default Re: Who's been doing the best job drafting?

serious flawed logic in those rankings.... going by rookie starts ? the more rookies you have starting just means you have serious holes in your team and your desperate. how many rookies have started at qb for the browns in the past year ? by this logic the browns have had great success with those rookie qb's....
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serious flawed logic in those rankings.... going by rookie starts ? the more rookies you have starting just means you have serious holes in your team and your desperate. how many rookies have started at qb for the browns in the past year ? by this logic the browns have had great success with those rookie qb's....
Furthermore, Aaron Rodgers did not start for four seasons. Ergo, he must suck/that was a horrible pick by Green Bay.
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Cardinals ranked #1 and the Browns ranked #3 in the 10-year rankings. The Chiefs ranked #1 and the Dolphins #2 in the 5-year rankings.

Grain of salt.
Yeah, the Rooneys need to model their franchise after those teams.

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Old 01-30-2013, 09:58 AM   #18
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Point well taken, thanks for the explanation. Now I can understand where they're coming from.
Yeah, but it's easier for young players to start on crappy teams.
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Default Re: Who's been doing the best job drafting?

just look at the last 5 years how booty that list is.


ravens #21, playining in the super bowl, been to 3 afc championship games last 5 years
49ers # 24 back to back nfc title games, super bowl this year
steelers #27 2 super bowl apperances 1 win,
jets #28 2 afc title apperances
giants # 29 2 super bowls
saints # 30 super bowl win


maybe its a reverse order, from ravens down every one of those teams minus the jags have been in the playoffs recently..




this list is like my shorts ...pure $Hi+
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just look at the last 5 years how booty that list is.


ravens #21, playining in the super bowl, been to 3 afc championship games last 5 years
49ers # 24 back to back nfc title games, super bowl this year
steelers #27 2 super bowl apperances 1 win,
jets #28 2 afc title apperances
giants # 29 2 super bowls
saints # 30 super bowl win


maybe its a reverse order, from ravens down every one of those teams minus the jags have been in the playoffs recently..




this list is like my shorts ...pure $Hi+
Exactly - it's easier for young guys to start right away on bad teams. The system he uses is inherently flawed.
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