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Drafting DTs is risky proposition

Hit-or-miss track record in top 10 could push Rams toward QB Bradford at No. 1

Originally Published: March 30, 2010
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The recent history of the NFL draft is littered with first-round defensive tackles who never lived up to their press clippings.

Top-10 selections such as Glenn Dorsey (Kansas City, 2008), Sedrick Ellis (New Orleans, 2008), Amobi Okoye (Houston, 2007), Dewayne Robertson (New York Jets, 2003), Johnathan Sullivan (New Orleans, 2003) and Ryan Sims (Kansas City, 2002) have never played in a Pro Bowl and probably won't. Two of the six, in fact, are no longer in the league.

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