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Draft risk study: Wide receivers

Ted Kluck's draft risk study by position: wide receiver

Updated: May 9, 2007, 1:49 PM ET
By Ted Kluck | Special to Page 2

By position: QB | RB | WR | O-line | DE | DT | LB | CB | S | Study wrap

A trend has haunted bad teams like the Detroit Lions over the past several years: taking wide receivers in the first round of the NFL draft.

Historically, a good many of the NFL's more successful wideouts have been taken in later rounds: Isaac Bruce went in Round 2; Hines Ward, Steve Smith and Terrell Owens were third-rounders; Cris Carter and Andre Reed were fourth-round picks. However, there have also been a ...

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