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But what about the categories that are more difficult to quantify? What separates an Edgerrin James from a Lawrence Phillips, or Dwight Freeney from Christian Peter?
Character is difficult to discuss when it comes to NFL draft prospects. How much should what a player does off the field matter to teams filling needs and fans supporting those teams? Is it worth taking a risk on a troubled talent like Sean Taylor?
As the draft nears, we want your take, SportsNation. What does character mean to you? And how comfortable are you when your favorite team takes a chance with character?
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