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PFW: AFC East grades

The Chargers acted too timidly when they passed on the chance to draft Michael Vick.

Updated: May 1, 2001, 10:56 AM ET
Pro Football Weekly

Only two years ago, Ricky Williams represented a draft unto himself. Count the selections -- a first, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh pick in 1999 and a first and third in 2000, all deeded by Mike Ditka to Washington as he positioned the Saints to take the Heisman Award winner.

Now see Williams, which is a pretty good trick. The Saints, in the days preceding this year's draft, hadn't seen him. Oh, they wanted to, but Williams, for reasons of his own choosing, was staying away from ...

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