Winners, losers: Cowboys add playmakers to D-line
NEW YORK -- The NFL draft opened with the 49ers ignoring the financial consequences and drafting Utah quarterback Alex Smith and it ended with former Ohio State halfback Maurice Clarett hitting a little bit of a lottery by going in the third round.
Smith goes to the 49ers demanding more than Eli Manning's $45 million contract from a year ago. Clarett enters on a more humble basis, going three or four rounds higher than expected. It was a day in which first-round trades were surprisingly few ...
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