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23 Apr 2014
Chase Stuart studies recent trades for first-round picks. The conclusion? That general managers rarely pull these off for self-preservation.
Posted by: Rivers McCown on 23 Apr 2014
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23 Apr 2014, 4:21pm by
Carolina really dorked up the top of the 08 - 10 drafts. They paired Otah with Stewart (who was in a walking boot on draft day, a sign of things to come) .In the following draft they traded away the next years 1st rounder (ended up being mid round) for the 43rd overall spot to select Everette Brown. The Jimmy Clausen experience topped it off nicely.
Glad they moved on from Hurney.
Great article; these kinds of retrospectives are always interesting. It's amazing the high proportion of these that seem like panic moves in retrospect. It's pretty much Julio Jones mixed with giant piles of regret.
He missed Seattle trade of 1st for Percy Harvin. Or am I missing something? Not "future"?
Interesting how often New England seems to be on the receiving end of these trades. It would be nice if the benefits were actually turned into something better than Terrance Wheatley, Jermaine Cunningham, and Tavon Wilson...
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