The 10 Best NFL Draft Picks of the Last Decade

Todd FlemingAnalyst IMay 4, 2009

The 10 Best NFL Draft Picks of the Last Decade

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots drops back to pass in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLII against the New York Giants on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Street

Greatest Draft Pick of All-Time

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Tom Brady #12 of of the New England Patriots passes in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLII against the New York Giants on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/

LT Heads to San Diego

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    SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 03:  LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the San Diego Chargers rushes for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Wild Card Game on January 3, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Image

Phillip Rivers/Shawne Merriman: Two Superstars for the Price of One

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    SAN DIEGO - AUGUST 30: Shawne Merriman #56 of the San Diego Chargers moves on the field during the game against the San Francisco 49ers on August 30, 2007 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Big Ben Leads the Steelers Back to Glory

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts against the Arizona Cardinals during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Steve Smith: The Electrifying Panther

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 21:  Wide receiver Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers  catches a pass just shy of the end zone against the New York Giants on December 21, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/G

Larry Fitzgerald: Superman

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates after scoring on a 64-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in

Brian Westbrook Takes Flight

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 11:  Brian Westbrook #36 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs with the ball during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game against the New York Giants on January 11, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  The Eagles defea

Marques Colston Comes out of Nowhere (a.k.a. Hofstra)

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    ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 9: Wide receiver Marques Colston #12 of the New Orleans Saints grabs a midfield pass against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on November 9, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bob Sanders: The Colts' Hitman

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    INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 02:  Bob Sanders #21 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates after he intercepted  a pass in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 2, 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/

Ed Reed: The Ravens' Ballhawk

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    MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 4:  Safety Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens returns an interception for a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins in an NFL Wildcard Playoff Game at Dolphins Stadium on January 4, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Get
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