2010 NFL Draft Satire: St. Louis Rams Shock NFL by Trying to Draft Asomugha

April 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the first overall pick on Thursday night, the St. Louis Rams shocked the sports world when they decided not to draft quarterback Sam Bradford, but instead take Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.
“We were looking for a pick that was certain to make an impact for a number of years,” Rams GM Bill Devaney said. “The way I see it, the guy we just drafted has already established himself as one of the best players, and is certain to make us a contender. 
While there is no doubt that this caught ESPN’s Mel Kiper off-guard, no one was more shocked than Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis.
“Last time I checked, you couldn’t draft someone already in the NFL. I mean, that was in 1947, but the rules couldn’t have changed that much, could they?” Davis responded.
As soon as the pick was in, the fans started to stir and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell immediately went into the back to discuss the merit of the draft pick.<...

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