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Draft risk study: Defensive ends

Ted Kluck's draft risk study by position: defensive end

Updated: May 9, 2007, 1:47 PM ET
By Ted Kluck | Special to Page 2

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

Mike Mamula. One name says it all. Since players like Lawrence Taylor (technically an outside linebacker), Reggie White and Bruce Smith terrorized quarterbacks in the 1980s and '90s, teams have continually been on the hunt for players who can provide pressure off the edge. This has resulted in some great picks on draft day, but has also resulted in workout warriors like Mamula being drafted based on "upside" and never ...

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