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The Sky's the Limit
Andre Wadsworth has become the defensive player most coveted by the NFL
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Drafting Moss a risk worth taking

Showdown:
Leaf vs. Manning

A Decade of Drafting


SI's David Sabino studied the past 10 drafts to develop the five rankings
in this package. Click on the links at bottom to surf from chart to chart.


Best Offensive Picks by Round
Round Player Pos. College Year Pick Team
1 Emmitt Smith RB Florida '90 17 Cowboys
2 Thurman Thomas RB Oklahoma State '88 40 Bills
3 Curtis Martin RB Pittsburgh '95 74 Patriots
4 Chris Warren RB Ferrum (Va.) '90 89 Seahawks
5 Ben Coates TE Livingstone (N.C.) '91 124 Patriots
6 Terrell Davis RB Georgia '95 196 Broncos
7 Shannon Sharpe TE Savannah State '90 192 Broncos
8 Pete Stoyanovich K Indiana '89 203 Dolphins
9 Terry Allen RB Clemson '90 241 Vikings
10 John Jackson T Eastern Kentucky '88 252 Steelers
11 Justin Strzelczyk OL Maine '90 293 Steelers
12 Keenan McCardell WR UNLV '91 326 Redskins
Supplemental Rob Moore WR Syracuse '90 N.A. Jets

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