Which Positions Do Teams Obsess Over (And Overlook) On Draft Day?

Michael Salfino
FiveThirtyEight

A strong NFL draft can instantly transform a franchise. But the draft isn’t just about getting great players — it’s about getting great players on the cheap. The league’s rookie wage scale allows teams to employ impact players for far less than what they’re worth on the open market and this surplus value frees teams […]

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