NFL Draft: The Top-10 Drafts of All-Time

April 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL Draft is the ultimate in gambling. Big money can be spent on a top draft pick and if that pick busts, not only is money wasted, but jobs are lost, and franchises can be set back for years. Drafting is a combination of art form and scientific process. Getting a feel for a player and deciding if he's the right type of guy for your system is a process that can't be learned without trial and effort. It takes time to develop the skills to not only draft a player, but to maneuver around the draft board and make deals when necessary. Some, like Chuck Noll and Bill Walsh, were geniuses at it and took it to a whole new level. Others are not so good. For every Peyton Manning you have a Ryan Leaf. For every Lawrence Taylor there's an Aundray Bruce. This is why when you find an organization that drafts well it stands out like a sore thumb. With that in mind, I decided to compile a list of what I feel are the top 10 drafts in NFL history to honor those who have done it so well. On...

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