Diamonds in the Rough: The Top 10 NFL Draft Steals of the Modern Era

Dave StanleyCorrespondent IApril 15, 2009

Diamonds in the Rough: The Top 10 NFL Draft Steals of the Modern Era

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1981: Dexter Manley—Rd. 5, Pick 119

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1973: Dan Fouts—Rd. 3, Pick 64

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1976: Jackie Slater—Rd. 3, Pick 86

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1983: Richard Dent—Rd. 8, Pick 203

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1987: Bo Jackson—Rd. 7, Pick 183

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1987: Cris Carter—Rd. 4, Supplemental Draft

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1990: Shannon Sharpe—Rd. 7, Pick 192

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1976: Steve Largent—Rd. 4, Pick 117

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2000: Tom Brady—Rd. 6, Pick 199

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1979: Joe Montana—Rd. 3, Pick 82

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Honorable Mentions and Other Notables

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