Holmes should be nice addition for Steelers
Every year after the draft, it seems, there is a headline suggesting that the rich got richer in the lottery. And for the most part, every year there is an already-deep franchise that used the draft to further add to its depth chart bounty.
The truth is, though, it is the smart franchises that get richer through the draft.
Teams that know how to choose players, that have stability within their system and don't become too paralyzed by the information overload that is part of player ...
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2006 draft coverage
From inside analysis from Scouts Inc. to reports from Len Pasquarelli, John Clayton and Michael Smith, ESPN.com had the draft covered.
• Clayton: Winners and losers
• Pasquarelli: D dominates
• Smith: Thoughts on Round 1
• Inside analysis: 1st | 2nd | 3rd
• Pasquarelli: Character matters
• Green: Money sways Texans
• Clayton: OTs popular on Day 1
• Wojciechowski: Texans did what?
• Scouts: Draft Q&A
• SportsNation: Vote | Grades
• Photo gallery: First-round picks
• Complete 2006 draft coverage
• Pasquarelli: 2006 draft wrap
• Smith: Vick says he's matured
• Inside analysis: 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th
• Clayton: Skier Bloom drafted
• McShay: Players who slipped
• Clayton: Vets sent packing