Finding the best value on Day 2 of the NFL draft

It can be hard to find gems on Day 2 of the NFL Draft, but it's not impossible -- think Tom Brady. But there just might be a better way to figure out which player who wasn't valued as a Day 1 pick could be a consistent contributor, writes Bill Barnwell.

Originally Published: June 25, 2008
By Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders.com

If you watched Day 2 of the NFL draft from beginning to end this year, raise your hand and join your local football addiction support group. Day 2 doesn't have any of the glamour or glitz that the draft's first day gets, but it could very well be the guts that your favorite team is built on. Ask the Super Bowl champion Giants, who got key contributions from 2007 Day 2 picks such as running back Ahmad Bradshaw, tight end Kevin Boss, linebacker Zak DeOssie and safety Michael Johnson. Their ...

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