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Four things we learned at draft

A scintillating draft moment; plus, why NFL must create developmental league

Originally Published: May 10, 2014
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Fittingly, the 2014 NFL draft was great theater. Day 1 had the drama of Johnny Manziel falling to the 22nd pick. Day 2 offered the stunning news that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon might be suspended for the season because of a positive test for marijuana, possibly depriving Johnny Football of his best pass-catcher. Day 3 featured the first openly gay player being drafted.

The 2014 draft had a ton of talent because 98 underclassmen applied and 61 were drafted. ...

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