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Alex44
04-26-2007, 08:57 AM
Well the draft is so close yet so far. While every year is a new year I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the best and worst #9 picks over the last 10 years.

1997: The Arizona Cardinals select: Tom Night
1998: The Jacksonville Jaguars select: Fred Taylor
1999: The Detroit Lions select: Chris Claiborne
2000: The Chicago Bears select: Brian Urlacher
2001: The Seattle Seahawks select: Koren Robinson
2002: The Jacksonville Jaguars select: John Henderson
2003: The Minnesota Vikings select: Kevin Williams
2004: The Jacksonville Jaguars select: Reggie Williams
2005: The Washington Redskins select: Carlos Rogers
2006: The Detroit Lions select: Ernie Sims

The Best:
Brian Urlacher
John Henderson
Kevin Williams
Fred Taylor

The worst:
Tom Night (I may be wrong, but I dont even know who he is)

The Decent:
Chris Claiborne
Koren Robinson

To Be Decided:
Ernie Sims
Carlos Rogers
Reggie Williams (though he needs to step up soon)

Overall it hasn't been a bad place to draft and teams over the last few years have gotten quality talent that has produced for them. Hopefully no matter what name is called this weekend we will continue the trend of good #9 picks.

musphinzfan
04-26-2007, 09:14 AM
Not a bad list but who the heck is tom night.

Alex44
04-26-2007, 09:30 AM
Not a bad list but who the heck is tom night.

:lol:

That was my very first thought.

arsenal
04-26-2007, 09:34 AM
lol@tom knight, he was a CB, think he ended up on the pats before leaving the league in like 02

IdahoPhin
04-26-2007, 09:39 AM
1989 round 1, #9 pick Miami Dolphins selected Sammy Smith. I hope we do better this time. You never know the difference between sure thing and bust.

jnobes7
04-26-2007, 10:55 AM
ernie sims will be a player for a long time to come, i dont question that. Hell rack up tackles in detriot

Alex44
04-26-2007, 10:08 PM
ernie sims will be a player for a long time to come, i dont question that. Hell rack up tackles in detriot

Oh I think so also. I just think it's to soon to say he is one of the best, and decent would be an insult to him IMO.

Aqua4Ever04
04-26-2007, 10:10 PM
You bite your tounge talking about Reggie Williams Alex! :lol:

He is a saint up here in Washington.

The Confessor
04-26-2007, 10:16 PM
Nice thread Alex.

I thought Tom Knight was a character from Harry Potter:lol:

I think things look pretty good for us at 9 at this point...unless we pull a Wanstache...:evil:
There is gonna be serious talent still left all the way through the first round IMO

ChambersWI
04-26-2007, 10:17 PM
I believe we got a certain LT at 9 way back in the day as well...

The Confessor
04-26-2007, 10:19 PM
I believe we got a certain LT at 9 way back in the day as well...

Are you talking about Rich-Webb? For some reason I was thinking he was more like a 3rd rounder...but I have been wrong before...guess I am now compelled to go look it up:lol:

The Confessor
04-26-2007, 10:22 PM
I believe we got a certain LT at 9 way back in the day as well...

You sir are absolutely correct

http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/years/1990

BTW: Back in the day? Isnt that actually before you were born?

ChambersWI
04-26-2007, 10:23 PM
I was born in 1989 so I was a couple months old

The Confessor
04-26-2007, 10:27 PM
I was born in 1989 so I was a couple months old:lol:

I was born in 65, so I was old enough that I should have known that R-Webb was a first rounder:wink:

phinsfan1221
04-26-2007, 10:40 PM
Well the draft is so close yet so far. While every year is a new year I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the best and worst #9 picks over the last 10 years.

1997: The Arizona Cardinals select: Tom Night
1998: The Jacksonville Jaguars select: Fred Taylor
1999: The Detroit Lions select: Chris Claiborne
2000: The Chicago Bears select: Brian Urlacher
2001: The Seattle Seahawks select: Koren Robinson
2002: The Jacksonville Jaguars select: John Henderson
2003: The Minnesota Vikings select: Kevin Williams
2004: The Jacksonville Jaguars select: Reggie Williams
2005: The Washington Redskins select: Carlos Rogers
2006: The Detroit Lions select: Ernie Sims

The Best:
Brian Urlacher
John Henderson
Kevin Williams
Fred Taylor

The worst:
Tom Night (I may be wrong, but I dont even know who he is)

The Decent:
Chris Claiborne
Koren Robinson

To Be Decided:
Ernie Sims
Carlos Rogers
Reggie Williams (though he needs to step up soon)

Overall it hasn't been a bad place to draft and teams over the last few years have gotten quality talent that has produced for them. Hopefully no matter what name is called this weekend we will continue the trend of good #9 picks.
LOOK AT THE 9TH PICK
The Dolphins' first pick in this year's draft currently falls in the ninth slot overall. It would mark the third time that Miami has utilized this spot in the draft. They also had it in 1989 when they took Florida State running back Sammie Smith and again the following year when they tabbed Texas A&M tackle Richmond Webb.

The following is a look at how the 9th spot of the draft has been used since the 1970 merger.

2006 -- LB Ernie Sims, Detroit
2005 -- CB Carlos Rogers, Washington
2004 --W R Reggie Williams, Jacksonville
2003 -- DT Kevin Williams, Minnesota
2002 -- DT John Henderson, Jacksonville
2001 -- WR Koren Robinson, Seattle
2000 -- LB Brian Urlacher, Chicago
1999 -- LB Chris Claiborne, Detroit
1998 -- RB Fred Taylor, Jacksonville
1997 -- CB Tom Knight, Arizona
1996 -- TE Ricky Dudley, Oakland
1995 --TE Kyle Brady, N.Y. Jets
1994 -- CB Antonio Langham, Cleveland
1993 -- T Lincoln Kennedy, Atlanta
1992 -- FB Tommy Vardell, Cleveland
1991 -- DB Stanley Richard, San Diego
1990 -- T Richmond Webb, Miami
1989 -- RB Sammie Smith, Miami
1988 -- CB Terry McDaniel, Oakland
1987 -- DT Jerome Brown, Philadelphia
1986 -- G John Rienstra, Pittsburgh
1985 -- T Kevin Allen, Philadelphia
1984 -- DE Rick Bryan, Atlanta
1983 -- G Bruce Matthews, Houston
1982 -- RB Gerald Riggs, Atlanta
1981 -- LB Mel Owens, L.A. Rams
1980 -- DT Doug Martin, Minnesota
1979 -- DE Al Harris, Chicago
1978 -- DB Keith Simpson, Seattle
1977 -- DE Mike Butler, Green Bay
1976 -- RB Bubba Bean, Atlanta
1975 -- DT Mike Fanning, L.A. Rams
1974 -- RB Wilbur Jackson, San Francisco
1973 -- RB Otis Armstrong, Denver
1972 -- WR Jerome Barkum, N.Y. Jets
1971 -- RB John Brockington, Green Bay
1970 -- DE Cedric Hardman, San Francisco