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The Pros & Cons of the 5 Top QB's in the NFL Draft - Pro Sports Fandom
The NFL Draft is always a gamble for every team. We look back and go “wow, what were they thinking????” But at the time it was “wow, that was a brilliant decision!” You need to have everything in place for draft picks to pan out. That’s why we look at Pittsburgh and New England every year and go “how do they do it?” Well, it’s what they have that helps these players. And then you look at the likes of Cleveland, Indianapolis, and Detroit 10-15 years ago, and go, “wow, how are they that much of a dumpster fire?” No truer position it holds more than at the quarterback spot. You hope that your first round pick that you use on a quarterback will net you greatness or at the very least a franchise that can compete for the long run. We’ve seen it in the past with first round picks such as Peyton Manning, Donovan McNabb, Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan, and even the likes of Carson Palmer, and Matthew Stafford. And then we see the reverse, where we see the likes of Akili Smith, Ryan Leaf, Tim Couch, Cade McNown, Joey Harrington, etc. It will set back a franchise [...]