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Best NFL 1st Overall Draft Picks - Super Bowl Era (Edited 04/03/13 02:35PM by Kenne)
With the draft coming up, which players that were previously picked 1st overall were the best? (during the Super Bowl Era, 1966-present)
| Closed on 07/04/13 at 11:45PM
FanIQ Pts? No | NFL, *Draft | Opinion List
Players:  Earl Campbell | Troy Aikman | Peyton Manning | Eli Manning | Terry Bradshaw | O. J. Simpson | Andrew Luck | John Elway
Tagged as:   NFL Draft |  NFL History
Team Breakout:
Rank12 FansAvg (1st)
1.Peyton Manning (98 Colts)9.5 (8)
2.John Elway (83 Colts)6.8 (3)
3.Troy Aikman (89 Cowboys)6.1
4.Terry Bradshaw (70 Steelers)5.9 (1)
5.OJ Simpson (69 Bills)5.5
6.Bruce Smith (85 Bills)5.0
7.Earl Campbell (78 Oilers)3.2
8.Andrew Luck (12 Colts)2.3
9.Eli Manning (04 Chargers)2.2
10.Bo Jackson (86 Buccaneers)2.0
Also receiving votes:Orlando Pace (97 Rams)1.8
Ed "Too Tall" Jones (74 Cowboys)1.6
Ron Yary (68 Vikings)1.1
Jim Plunkett (71 Patriots)1.1
_____ _____ (write in)0.8
Lee Roy Selmon (76 Buccaneers)0.7
Tommy Nobis (66 Falcons)0.5
Jake Long (08 Dolphins)0.4
Cam Newton (11 Panthers)0.4
Drew Bledsoe (93 Patriots)0.3
Michael Vick (01 Falcons)0.3

  
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#1 | 473 days ago

5. Bartkowski (bias)
1. Peyton Manning (98 Colts)  2. Bo Jackson (86 Buccaneers)  3. Bruce Smith (85 Bills)  4. Terry Bradshaw (70 Steelers)  5. _____ _____ (write in)  6. OJ Simpson (69 Bills)  7. Troy Aikman (89 Cowboys)  8. Tommy Nobis (66 Falcons)  9. Earl Campbell (78 Oilers)  10. Ed "Too Tall" Jones (74 Cowboys)  
#2 | 473 days ago
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My write in is Billy Sims
1. Peyton Manning (98 Colts)  2. OJ Simpson (69 Bills)  3. Troy Aikman (89 Cowboys)  4. Bruce Smith (85 Bills)  5. Terry Bradshaw (70 Steelers)  6. Earl Campbell (78 Oilers)  7. John Elway (83 Colts)  8. _____ _____ (write in)  9. Ed "Too Tall" Jones (74 Cowboys)  10. Jim Plunkett (71 Patriots)  
#3 | 473 days ago

My bottom 10:
47 JaMarcus Russell Oak 07
46 Tim Couch Cle 99
45 Steve Emtman Ind 92 injuries
44 Courtney Brown Cle 00
43 Walt Patulski Buf 72
42 Ki Jana Carter Cin 95 injuries
41 Alex Smith SF 05
40 David Carr Hou 02 injuries due to terrible OL
39 Ricky Bell TB 77
38 Kenneth Sims NE 82
1. John Elway (83 Colts)  2. Peyton Manning (98 Colts)  3. Bruce Smith (85 Bills)  4. Earl Campbell (78 Oilers)  5. OJ Simpson (69 Bills)  6. Terry Bradshaw (70 Steelers)  7. Andrew Luck (12 Colts)  8. Troy Aikman (89 Cowboys)  9. Orlando Pace (97 Rams)  10. Ron Yary (68 Vikings)  

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