Drafting a QB With the No. 1 Overall Pick—By the Numbers

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Published: April 30, 2009


... for the Raiders, likely find something good in what our squads accomplished over those seven rounds.

Listening to the “big sports network” and its draft prognosticator with his helmet hair (I heard his wife cuts it) dueling the new, young, draft expert guy breaking down the stances of offensive tackles for weeks on end became redundant and annoying.

Now that the draft is over, we're left with more questions than answers -- and I kind of miss 'helmet hair'.

For now, let’s focus statistically -- on the likelihood of Matthew Stafford leading the Lions out of the toilet.

Dreadful Detroit finally figured out Matt Millen’s front office acumen resembled Andre Smith's at the combine -- if the combine lasted eight years.

So in comes a new administration, and the drafting of a quarterback.

For the 17th time in the last 40 years a QB was taken with the first pick. Stafford could be the next Troy Aikman (1989), or the next Jeff G...

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