Draft day: Stay behind Oakland

May, 8, 2014
May 8
12:45
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Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff might not be superstitious, but he might want to take note of this draft day trend.

The Falcons currently own the No. 6 pick, right behind the Oakland Raiders. Since 2003, the Raiders have had some pretty sad draft picks. But the teams selecting after the Raiders have discovered some gems.

Take a look at the following chart. Pretty interesting stuff, to say the least.

Vaughn McClure

ESPN Atlanta Falcons reporter

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