NFL Rookies Who Are Poor Scheme Fits with Their Drafted Team

May 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's a lot of positivity in the NFL world right now, as 32 franchises added shiny new toys to play with via the draft. If you search through the news cycle, you'll hear about how rookies are looking great in shorts. If you go to websites, you'll read about how just about every team had an A- or B-grade draft. Let's ruin that.
The truth is, NFL teams make mistakes. It's why more than a dozen first-round picks from the 2013 draft class didn't have their fifth-year options picked up this offseason. Bjoern Werner was cut altogether by the Indianapolis Colts and Dion Jordan's judgment day was extended for a season due to his year-long suspension. If Jordan doesn't take a massive jump in 2016, surpassing both Cameron Wake and Mario Williams, who have both signed new contracts this offseason, nearly half of the first-round picks from 2013 wouldn't be considered as "hits."
We need to stop pretending like these franchises are flawless. Often, their mistakes come from trying to move...

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