Originally Posted by Exascor
Sorry steel. That has to be one of the dumbest things I've seen posted in a while. The NFL has a salary cap. High draft picks fit under the cap easily. For teams that don't stay up against the cap they bring excitement/hope which means more money.
Yep and up until 2-3 yrs ago there was no rookie wage scale. That's why teams picking at the top were at a great disadvantage with the salary cap. If your top 5 pick busted you were screwed. That's why the owners pushed so had for the rookie wage scale.