Originally Posted by eriadoc
I disagree. Any player drafted needs to be able to contribute. That doesn't mean start, but at least play in certain situations, get some reps to give the starter a breather, play special teams ... SOMETHING. Obviously, there's a sliding scale with regard to where they were drafted. IMO, a player drafted in the first three rounds should become a starter at some point, or at least a key member of some unit.
Brandon Harris is a bust that they're trying to salvage.
Not according to reality as this study found.
Your chance of finding a starter toward the end of the second round is about 50%; toward the end of the third, about 30%.
And some of these starters may not be very good.