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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 4:22 pm 
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Got my Draftmetrics book in the mail over the weekend and in browsing through it, I cringed at the Chapter Three conclusions because it shows why drafting wide receivers is often a risky proposition.

The folks at Draftmetrics studied NFL drafts from 1990-2009, and in those 20 years the return on so-called skill position players was bad and the return on wide receivers was, well, horrible.



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I'm sure there is a whole chapter on the Detroit Lions in there;)

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:36 pm 
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Well, if they don't make great draft investments, then we should get one in free agency then.

Oh wait. . . .

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:40 pm 
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So if great receivers are not drafted, where do they come from...


Ohhh man... Now I am soo confused...

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:45 pm 
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10acjed wrote:
So if great receivers are not drafted, where do they come from...


Ohhh man... Now I am soo confused...


Well, they come from the draft...just not very often.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:03 pm 
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10acjed wrote:
So if great receivers are not drafted, where do they come from...


Ohhh man... Now I am soo confused...


Well 10ACjed, when a Gm and a Coach love each other very much....

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Iceberg85 wrote:
10acjed wrote:
So if great receivers are not drafted, where do they come from...


Ohhh man... Now I am soo confused...


Well 10ACjed, when a Gm and a Coach love each other very much....

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Iceberg85 wrote:
10acjed wrote:
So if great receivers are not drafted, where do they come from...


Ohhh man... Now I am soo confused...


Well 10ACjed, when a Gm and a Coach love each other very much....

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