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Research is top priority for teams picking No. 1

The Lions feel good about the No. 1 overall pick they used on Matthew Stafford, who can handle the job and the pressure. The Lions feel good about the No. 1 overall pick they used on Matthew Stafford, who can handle the job and the pressure. (File/Paul Sancya/Associated Press)
By Albert R. Breer
April 4, 2010

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To understand the research that goes into drafting first overall, and in particular investing in a quarterback that high, you have to hear the stories that teams can tell about the young men they’re evaluating. (Full article: 2768 words)

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