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Making right call on No. 1 isn't easy

The Chargers' selection of Michael Vick with the No. 1 pick is a no-brainer. Or is it?

Updated: February 22, 2001, 11:25 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

There are decisions -- either/or, A or B -- that define a life, a career. Whom do you marry? Where do you live? Who is your quarterback of the future?

On April 18, 1998, Bill Polian found himself in that terrifying and exhilarating position. Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf -- which quarterback would deliver the Indianapolis Colts from their sad station as the worst team in the NFL? It was not as difficult a decision as you might think.

"We looked at both in the abstract," Polian, ...

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The Chargers will surely take Michael Vick with the No. 1 pick.... right?