NFL Draft 2016: Debunking Myths About This Year’s Draft

March 26, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the entirety of football fans turn to the draft in late April, preconceived notions and draft-process storylines begin to add fuel to the fire on a handful of narratives. While some prove to be indicative of what NFL teams feel on draft day or are backed up by film, more than a few grow into draft myths that lead to unrealistic expectations or incorrect perceptions of prospects. 
These five myths stem from the general and persistent discussion on their respective topics. While some are due to the overarching media push to raise up top prospects before pushing them back down, others arise from optimistic or pessimistic draft expectations.
From irrational quarterback praise to unfair pass-rusher distrust to running back class discussion, here are five draft myths that are in need of debunking.
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