With Eighth Pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders Select…Tim Tebow?

February 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Almost a year ago, Al Davis pulled his predictable unorthodoxy by selecting Derrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall pick of the NFL Draft—a receiver that some had as a third-round pick.
Mr. Davis is no stranger to head-scratchers. 
And a little question keeps chattering: Would Al Davis be "crazy" enough to take Tim Tebow at eighth overall in the 2010 NFL Draft?
Most wonder where Tebow will fall in the NFL Draft, and much speculation has stirred from Tebow's lackluster performance at the Senior Bowl.
I think that if nothing else, Tebow is a fan-favorite who can at least generate ticket-sales for a season or two in a rough economic climate.
Meaning that I can't see Tebow falling far into the second round—St. Louis, Seattle, and Washington could all be interested, and other teams could trade-up.
Thus, if the Raiders want Tebow without additional picks in the first round, eighth overall might be the place.
Despite the mechanics, Mr. Davis covets...

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