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05-15-2013, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Beerfish View Post
People really understate the significance of the advantage of drafting 1st or high in EACH round not just the 1st. The Oilers should be hitting well above average on their 2nd rounders and even 3rd rounders for this reason.
Actually they don't. There may be a marginal advantage in picking high in the second round but not much. From there on there really is no evidence that picking earlier in a round has much influence on success.

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