Re-projecting the 2008 first round based on season-to-date performances
By now, you know the drill. Our fifth annual December NFL re-draft is an exercise in knowing now what we wish we would have known then. In our re-selected first round, rookie-season production for the most part wins out over projection, and hindsight always proves 20-20. Which is why it was a no-brainer to kick off our draft re-do with Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco, who have looked like anything but rookie quarterbacks in 2008.
Here's the way things should have unfolded in New York on April 26: