Revisiting DHB vs. Crabtree

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Revisiting DHB vs. Crabtree
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One of the big controversies of the 2009 draft was when then-Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis took Maryland receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey with the No. 7 overall pick. Heyward-Bey wasn’t overly productive in college and he had suspect hands. Still, he was considered a late first-round pick because of his speed and potential. Three picks after the Heyward-Bey stunner, the Raiders’ cross-bay rival San Francisco 49ers took Michael Crabtree of Texas Tech. Crabtree was the top-ranked receiver in the draft.

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