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NFL Draft, Day 2: Mallettwatch Continues

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There's not much to be said at this point about the general absurdity of the NFL Draft that hasn't already been discussed, but I have to admit being pretty mind-boggled at the idea that Jake Locker was drafted at the #8 position while Ryan Mallett is slipping into the second round and perhaps beyond.

For comparison:

* Jake Locker stats

* Ryan Mallett stats

Note that in two games against Nebraska, the best defense he faced, Locker tore it up with completion percentages of 20% and 31%. Sounds like a #8 pick to me!

For his part, Mallett seems to be saying generally the right things, but being told that your draft status is falling not because of your ability or track record but because everyone thinks you're a terrible person has to sting a bit.