Top 5 Draft Day Mistakes: Where Teams Go Wrong and How Busts Are Born

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Each NFL draft takes on a personality of its own. Every year produces a unique class with their own strengths, weaknesses and personalities. That being said, there are constants that remain present in every draft.
While some teams consistently draft well, others fail to do so. In order to avoid drafting a player who will eventually be labeled a bust, there are five mistakes teams make in every draft that render them poor results. In no particular order:
1) Falling in Love with Workout Warriors

I'm looking at you Al Davis. The Combine is a wonderful thing. It's the first event that makes you feel like draft day is finally approaching.
That being said, people get too caught up in who ran the fastest 40, who had the highest vertical and who put up the most reps.
While there are athletes that are able to showcase their athletic ability to back up their production on the football field, there are other athletes who blind teams with their workout numb...

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