Top 10 NFL Draft Steals of the 2000s

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When NFL draft weekend is over in after the third weekend of April, some fans will feel like they're set to make a Super Bowl run, while others will wonder if Beavis and Butt-Head were the ones making their teams draft day choices. But not to worry - we all know guys get taken high and look like it's their first time wearing shoulder pads (see: Russell, JaMarcus), but there are also guys who are drafted as the sun goes down Sunday evening and make us wonder what NFL scouts really get paid to do. This one is for those guys. As we approach the first draft of the new decade, let's first take a look at the biggest steals of the last one. But remember, this isn't 'Nam, there are rules. (If you don't get that reference, I recommend you leave your computer now and go watch 'The Big Lebowski.') Here they are: 1. No first rounders. No matter if you're 1st or 32nd, first rounders should be a given franchise player. (Emphasis on 'should be.') 2. They have to have been successful with...

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