2010 NFL Draft: Year Of The Defense

April 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It has been said it takes about three seasons to properly evaluate a draft class. So what will people say about the 2010 NFL Draft in 2013? I can tell you right now what the headline will be, "Year Of The Defense."
Remember in 2008 when eight offensive tackles were taken in the first round? Expect a feeding frenzy on that level across the board defensively this year. There are two major reasons for this change.
On the offensive side of the ball, excluding OT, this is a thin year for play-makers at QB, RB and WR. Top QB Sam Bradford barely played in his last season at Oklahoma. C.J. Spiller of Clemson is not a true every down back in the NFL. Then you have OK State WR Dez Bryant who only played three games last season. There are no locks in the top five in any of these positions. It says a lot about the quality of prospects at each position when there are such obvious red flags at the top of the positional rankings.
On defense? Well, things look a lot bette...

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