2010 NFL Draft: Sam Bradford Not Worth the No. 1 Pick

April 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The common assumption viewers and readers have been fed throughout the preparation for the 2010 NFL Draft is that quarterback Sam Bradford is the no-brainer selection for the St. Louis Rams with the first pick in the draft.
But in reality, that couldn’t be further from the truth.
With the selection of a quarterback with a pick this high in the draft comes a tremendous risk-reward situation.
Quarterback is clearly the most difficult position to adjust to when transitioning from college to the professional ranks of the National Football League.
The comparisons will be constant and the expectations through the roof for Bradford if he is taken No. 1. He is already getting the label of a Peyton Manning-like quarterback and that is a title I feel he doesn’t deserve or even want at this point.
The former Sooner quarterback does have all the physical attributes that NFL scouts gush over nowadays. A...

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