Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout
The NFL Draft is all about value. Few teams are afforded draft picks in the double digit amounts and those that are only have that opportunity every so often. When your team gets is allotted 3.1% of the 256 available draft picks, maximizing value with each selection is the only way to improve your team in a way that others cannot match.
Many positions have seen their relative value increase in recent years as NFL rules are constantly adapted for player safety and offensive schemes continually transform to maximize their output. In short, the passing game is now king. With that comes an increase in the value of having effective wide receivers. (more…)