Originally posted by communist:
Originally posted by 49ersMyLife:
thats what i tried to tell the people in similar thread a long time ago...and thats why i dont understand these threads at all. it should be clear that we dont talk about the same circumstances year in and year out...other coaching staffs, other type of humans (in terms of character) and so on and so on.
Though, I think it means nothing when it comes to 49ers drafting at 7. Every year is different, every draft class is different, and this is the first draft class I can remember in a long time where there are 10-11 players who could be top 5 picks.
Yea, you know - I laugh at some of the stats commentators mention during a game - like in soccer WC - "Brazil has never lost after being up 2-0 at halftime since 1952." How is that relevant? Brazilian players are different, opponents are different, it has zero significance.
Even if every team drafting 7th drafted a bust or a player who didn't return the value - it has nothin' to do with this year. It has zero significance to how we'll draft. I remember how everyone was so excited when we had the 11th pick - because that pick has a history of teams drafting a very good player. Sure, we ended up with Willis - but if we had the 10th pick, we'd still drafted Willis as he was rated pretty high up on our draft board.