12 Research Notes for NFL Draft Minnesota Vikings and related
2009.10.07  Crabtree Not Far Behind Heyward-Bey
There were six wide receivers drafted in the first round in 2009. Obviously, Michael Crabtree is the last one to sign, but he's not too far behind Darrius Heyward-Bey -- the only WR selected before him -- in terms of total production.
WR Drafted in First Round in 2009
Player Rec Rec Yds
7. Darrius Heyward-Bey, OAK 2 36
10. Michael Crabtree, SF 0 0<<
19. Jeremy Maclin, PHI 6 45
22. Percy Harvin, MIN 14 167
29. Hakeem Nicks, NYG 3 72
30. Kenny Britt, TEN 17 271
>>Has not played in 2009
2009.04.26  Brinkley Joins Abraham
Jasper Brinkley (150th overall, Vikings) is the highest drafted South Carolina linebacker since John Abraham in 2000 (Jets, 1st Round).
2009.04.25  Harvin joins Moss, others
Wide Receivers Selected in 1st Round by Vikings - Common Draft Era
Year Player School
2009 Percy Harvin Florida
2005 Troy Williamson South Carolina
1998 Randy Moss Marshall
1967 Gene Washington Michigan State
2009.04.25  BC DL Drafted in First Round
Boston College Defensive Linemen Selected in 1st Round - Common Draft Era
Year Player Pos Team
2009 B.J. Raji DT Packers
2006 Mathias Kiwanuka DE Giants
2000 Chris Hovan DT Vikings
1995 Mike Mamula DE Eagles
1987 John Bosa DE Dolphins
2009.04.13  Titans Among Best at Drafting
The Titans have been one of the most successful teams in the 1st round of the draft in the common draft era.
Highest Percentage of 1st-Round Picks Selected to Pro Bowl - Common Draft Era
Team Pro Bowlers Picks Percentage
Titans 20 37 54.1
Ravens 8 15 53.3
Vikings 18 42 42.9
Eagles 15 35 42.9
Bills 18 45 40.0
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