The Top 10 NFL Draft Steals of All Time


Published: April 10, 2009


... importantly: the NFL Draft.

The NFL Draft is where teams build for the future. It allows teams to add depth or strike gold on players who will be starters for years to come. It allows the teams to get those one or two players who will put their team in the playoffs and possibly the Super Bowl.

Since the first official NFL Draft in 1936, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia, many teams were able to draft players in the first and second rounds who would later become Hall of Fame players.

Others have not been as fortunate.

Teams have picked early, but the players haven’t turned out to be what they hoped they’d become.

Surprisingly, players drafted in the later rounds, the players who many consider to be non-starters, have yielded more to their team than other players that were picked before them.

I've devised a list of the greatest draft steals in the history of the NFL Draft. I graded the players on the round ...

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