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JIM TROTTER
March 11, 2013
Of the eight teams that have made 13 or more picks in a single draft since 1994, only the '96 Patriots reached the Super Bowl within three years of exercising the selections. Just 10 of those 105 players were named to a Pro Bowl.
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March 11, 2013

Numbers Add Up To Nothing

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Picks Team Year Prev Next 3 Yrs (Pct.) First pick Pro Bowl players (draft round/Pro Bowls)
14 Dolphins 1997 8--8 28--20 (.583) WR Yatil Green DE Jason Taylor (top left, 3/6), DB Sam Madison (2/4)
13 Chargers 1995 11-5 21-27 (.438) DB Terrance Shaw (2nd Rd) None
  Patriots 1996 6--10 30--18 (.625) WR Terry Glenn S Lawyor Milloy (2/4), LB Tedy Bruschi (3/1), Glenn (1/1)
  Bears 1999 4--12 24--24 (.500) QB Cade McNown (left) DB Jerry Azumah (5/1), WR Marty Booker (3/1)
  Browns 2000 2--14 19--29 (.396) DE Courtney Brown None
  Packers 2000 8--8 33--15 (.688) TE Bubba Franks Franks (1/3), T Chad Clifton (2/2), DE Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (5/1)
  Titans 2004 12--4 17--31 (.354) TE Ben Troupe None
  Eagles 2010 11--5 22--26 (.458) DE Brandon Graham None

Of the eight teams that have made 13 or more picks in a single draft since 1994, only the '96 Patriots reached the Super Bowl within three years of exercising the selections. Just 10 of those 105 players were named to a Pro Bowl.

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