The NFL Draft for RBs Over the Last 10 Years

Michael McDonaldCorrespondent IApril 30, 2009

The NFL Draft for RBs Over the Last 10 Years

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22:  Running back Knowshon Moreno of Georgia runs the 40 yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images

1998: Tavian Banks—MJD Before MJD

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    20 May 1998:  Tavian Banks of the Jacksonville Jaguars in action during the Pinnacle NFL Rookie Shoot at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell  /Allsport

1999: Ditka Sacrifices the New Orleans Saints

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    17 Apr 1999: The fifth draft pick Ricky Williams holds his new New Orleans Saints jersey during the NFL Draft at the Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.

2000: Hit and Miss

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    ATLANTA - JUNE 3:  Jamal Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens describes his time in prison and future plans during a press conference June 3, 2005 at the Marriott Marquee Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Lewis was serving a four-month prison term in Federal Prison Cam

2001: The Draft That Brought the Best RB of Our Generation

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    21 Apr 2001:  LaDainian Tomlinson with NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue after Tomlinson was selected fifth in the NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Ezra Shaw/ALLSPORT

2002: Character, Character, Character

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    CLEVELAND - DECEMBER 29:  Running back William Green #31 of the Cleveland Browns raises his helmet to celebrate the defeat of the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL game at Cleveland Browns Stadium on December 29, 2002 in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Browns defeated the

2003 : Three Men and a Baby

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 16:  Running back Willis McGahee #21 of the Buffalo Bills on the sideline during the game against the Houston Texans on November 16, 2003 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. McGahee has yet to play during his roo

2004 : Lots of Guys...Only a Few Men

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    ST. LOUIS - NOVEMBER 14:  Steven Jackson #39 of the St. Louis Rams runs with the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during the game on November 14, 2004 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Rams defeated the Seahawks 23-12.  (Photo by Elsa

2005 : Mike Shanahan Is an Idiot!!!

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    DENVER - 2005:  Maurice Clarett of the Denver Broncos poses for his 2005 NFL headshot at photo day in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Getty Images)

2006 : The Greatest RB EVER!!!! (or was he?!?)

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    NEW ORLEANS - APRIL 29:  (L-R) General Manager Mickey Loomis, 2006 second overall NFL draft pick Reggie Bush, and head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints pose together during a press conference on April 29, 2006 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo

2007 : Six Teams...

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 26:  Running back Adrian Peterson of Oklahoma University talks with the media during the NFL Draft Media Luncheon held at Chelsea Piers on April 26, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

2008 : What a Great Year for RBs!!!

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    OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 21:  Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders looks on against the Houston Texans during an NFL game on December 21, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

2009 : What Have We Learned?...And What Happened?!?

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    TEMPE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 20:  Tailback Knowshon Moreno #24 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Arizona State Sun Devils on September 20, 2008 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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