Draft risk study: Defensive tackles
Ted Kluck's draft risk study by position: defensive tackle
By position: QB | RB | WR | O-line | DE | DT | LB | CB | S | Study wrap
While it is much less a glamour position than defensive end, a fair number of defensive tackles have been taken off the board in recent years. Below, we'll use the simple metric of 80 games played plus a Pro Bowl selection to determine success. The logic being that, despite scheme, if a player is playing consistently and being recognized in the postseason, he was probably worthy of a first-round pick.
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