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The 75 Most Valuable Draft Picks In NFL History: 50-26

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While we wait patiently for news about a potential suspension for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, as well as for the start of the NFL Draft on Thursday evening, why not take a gander at who checked in at spots 51-26 in the NFL.com Most Valuable Draft Picks in NFL history.

Rank, Name, Team, Year, Round, Pick #

26

Bart Starr

Green Bay Packers

1956; 17, 200

27

Eric Dickerson

Los Angeles Rams

1983; 1. 2

28

Gale Sayers

Chicago Bears

1965; 1, 4

29

Marcus Allen

Los Angeles Raiders

1982; 1, 10

30

Marvin Harrison

Indianapolis Colts

1996; 1 19

31

Larry Fitzgerald

Arizona Cardinals

2004; 1, 3

32

Jack Lambert

Pittsburgh Steelers

1974; 2, 46

33

Joe Namath

New York Jets

1965; 1, 1

34

Michael Strahan

New York Giants

1993; 2, 40

35

Bruce Smith

Buffalo Bills

1985; 1, 1

36

Michael Irvin

Dallas Cowboys

1988; 1, 11

37

Tony Gonzalez

Kansas City Chiefs

1997; 1, 13

38

Tony Dorsett

Dallas Cowboys

1977; 1, 2

39

Ed Reed

Baltimore Ravens

2002; 1, 24

40

Earl Campbell

Houston Oilers

1978; 1, 1

41

Deacon Jones

Los Angeles Rams

1961; 14, 186

42

O.J. Simpson

Buffalo Bills

1969; 1, 1

43

Howie Long

Oakland Raiders

1981; 2, 48

44

Shannon Sharpe

Denver Broncos

1990; 7, 192

45

Jim Kelly

Buffalo Bills

1983; 1, 14

46

Franco Harris

Pittsburgh Steelers

1972; 1, 13

47

Junior Seau

San Diego Chargers

1990; 1, 5

48

Fran Tarkenton

Minnesota Vikings

1961; 3, 29

49

Derrick Thomas

Kansas City Chiefs

1989; 1, 4

50

Mike Ditka

Chicago Bears

1961; 1, 5