Breaking Down NFL Draft Positional Value into Tiers

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Breaking Down NFL Draft Positional Value into Tiers
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In the NFL draft, there's a reason 12 of the last 15 first picks have been quarterbacks and centers never go in the top 10.

Positional value. 

Certain positions simply have more in-game worth than others, and teams understand that.

No, basing selections on positional value is not a draft law, and there are always exceptions to specific rules.

But let's break down positional value into tiers and explain the logic behind categorizing each position. 

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