Second of a nine-part series previewing the NFL draft. Today: wide receivers and tight ends.
By BOB McGINN
Not since 1949 has the NFL conducted a draft without having a wide receiver or tight end selected in the first round.
The odds of that happening April 26 aren’t strong but, strange as it might be given the proliferation of passing at all levels of football, it’s a poor draft class at both positions.
“This is the worst wide-receiver draft I’ve seen in my life,” one grizzled personnel man exclaimed. “Name me a first-rounder other than Ridley?”
The favorite to be the first wid...
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