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The 75 Most Valuable Draft Picks In NFL History: 75-51

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As voted by the fans on NFL.com, the following is the most 'valuable' draft picks in NFL history. Being that it's the 75th anniversary of the draft, it's a fun idea by the NFL, though it perhaps might be more informative and interesting if the selections were made by some sort of panel of people who are paid to analyze the NFL and its history. Anyway, here are picks 75-51. 

Rank

Name Team Year; Round; Pick

51

Darrell Green

Washington Redskins

1983; 1, 28

52

Art Monk

Washington Redskins

1980; 1; 18

53

Brian Urlacher

Chicago Bears

2000; 1; 9

54

Warren Sapp

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1995; 1; 12

55

Thurman Thomas

Buffalo Bills

1988; 2; 40

56

Dan Fouts

San Diego Chargers

1973; 3; 64

57

Champ Bailey

Washington Redskins

1999; 1; 7

58

Dwight Freeney

Indianapolis Colts

2002; 1; 11

59

Jerome Bettis

Los Angeles Rams

1993; 1; 10

60

Terrell Davis

Denver Broncos

1995; 6; 196

61

Terrell Owens

San Francisco 49ers

1996; 3; 89

62

Brian Dawkins

Philadelphia Eagles

1996; 2; 61

63

Jared Allen

Kansas City Chiefs

2004; 4; 126

64

Darren Sharper

Green Bay Packers

1997; 2; 60

65

Mel Blount

Pittsburgh Steelers

1970; 3; 53

66

Jack Ham

Pittsburgh Steelers

1971; 2; 34

67

Larry Csonka

Miami Dolphins

1968; 1; 8

68

Andre Johnson

Houston Texans

2003; 1; 3

69

Kellen Winslow

San Diego Chargers

1979; 1; 13

70

Ray Nitschke

Green Bay Packers

1958; 3; 36

71

Julius Peppers

Carolina Panthers

2002; 1; 2

72

Derrick Brooks

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1995; 1; 28

73

John Lynch

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1993; 3; 82

74

Sammy Baugh

Washington Redskins

1937; 1; 6

75

Gene Upshaw

Oakland Raiders

1967; 1; 17