Sam Bradford Injury: The “Told You So” We Never Wanted

Posted by Bryan Goldberg on September-7-2009 Add Comments

This is the exact scenario that many people — myself included — hoped and prayed would never come to pass. 

Several months ago, I got into several debates about Sam Bradford's decision to forgo the NFL Draft, in which he was a certain first round pick, if not the No. 1 pick.

People like me, who believed that he would have been taken in place of Matthew Stafford, criticized the decision as ill-advised. His desire to lead the Oklahoma Sooners to a national championship, and win another Heisman Trophy, was respectable, but not enough to outweigh $40 million in guaranteed income. 

Furthermore, I argued that sure-fire picks do not automatically retain such a status. Just think about Matt Leinart, who...

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