It happens every year.
A team finds itself on the draft clock, and all of the beliefs about conservative choices and picking based on needs go out the window.
Instead, a player that the team didn't think would fall to them did, and now they are left with the choice of going with the safe pick, or a picking player that might be a gamble, but has a higher ceiling.
General managers see their careers often defined by their choices in these types of scenarios.
Obviously, the converse is also possible, and a team is kicking themselves for not selecting the gamble instead of the safe pick.
Regardless, every year, teams routinely select a player that for whatever reason is a gamble. Here are seven of the biggest gambles in this draft.