10 Best Players Ever Taken in the NFL Supplemental Draft

July 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In 1977 the NFL instituted the supplemental draft. They wanted to give players that were unable to enter the regular draft for whatever reason a chance to achieve their dream of playing professional football. The league also wanted to give teams another opportunity to fill out their rosters in the offseason. If you count this year's class of BYU running back Harvey Unga and Illinois nose tackle Josh Price-Brent, there have been 40 players taken in the supplemental draft over the years. Most never had much of an impact, but some were world class steals for the team the took a chance on them. Let's have a look at the 10 best supplemental draft players taken in the 33-year history of this "second-chance" draft.Begin Slideshow

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