Every move made in the business of the National Football League sets in motion the future of the league.
Things certainly would be much different if even one team had decided differently on draft day.
Trades sometimes turn lousy clubs into playoff contenders, and free agent signings can either cause distractions or fill the need of a team looking for that one piece to push them to greatness.
Imagine if the New York Giants had gotten Philip Rivers and Eli Manning had gone to San Diego. Or if Drew Brees had stayed with the Chargers would the New Orleans Saints have ever won a Super Bowl?
Would the Green Bay Packers be in Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011 if Aaron Rodgers was a San Francisco 49er? I don't think so.
Here is what the NFL would look like today if Aaron Rodgers would have been drafted first in 2005.