10 NFL Rookies Drafted by the Wrong Team

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10 NFL Rookies Drafted by the Wrong Team
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Who hasn’t played the role of NFL general manager during the draft months? As players fall off the board on draft day, either to a favorite team or one of its rivals, I wish I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard "Man, Player X would have been AWESOME on Team A. It's too bad Team B drafted him!"

I’d be rich.

While none of us outside an NFL war room has all the information the team has, it still doesn’t stop anyone from voicing his or her opinion. “What if's” are popular around NFL draft time.

What if JaMarcus Russell had been drafted by some team other than the Oakland Raiders? Would he have succeeded, or had a better chance to, elsewhere?

What if the San Francisco 49ers has taken Aaron Rodgers with the first pick in the 2005 NFL draft instead of passing on him. Would Rodgers have turned out to be the All-Pro quarterback that he is had he not fallen to the Green bay Packers?

It’s way too early to tell for anyone drafted last weekend, but let’s take a crack at finding 10 rookies that were drafted by the wrong team.

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