What would the 2015 NFL draft look like knowing what we know now? SI’s Chris Burke takes a whack at re-selecting the first round.
How many discussions about sports focus not around what did happen, but what could have happened? The number is high.
What if Robert McClain hadn’t dropped a potential pick-six early in Super Bowl 50? What if the Texans had taken Derek Carr? What if the Rams and Redskins never completed their trade that sent RG3 to Washington? There is an infinite list of alternate endings in NFL history, some dwarfing the actual, less exotic outcomes.
With that in mind, and before the 2016 draft takes center stage, we turn our attention back to last April and the ’15 draft. How much different would the first round have been if the teams knew what they now know about the players selected?
Let’s find out ...