Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 5/8/13
Everyone likes to analyze and critique their team's first round draft picks and see who is going to come in right away and help the squad. But the real strategy is finding the players in the later rounds that will fill out your roster and develop.Scouting departments comb the college football ranks for players who they envision will develop as starters or solid contributors to their ball club.You hear the great stories of Tom Brady being drafted in the sixth round and becoming one of the best players ever. Although Brady's situation is more of an outlier than the norm, there are always plenty of great stories that come out of the later rounds. If developed correctly, players that fall through the cracks can become Pro Bowl caliber players in the right situation. Look at sixth round pick Alfred Morris last year to the Washington Redskins for a more recent example. Here are five guys who have what it takes to develop in their drafted team's system to make the Pro Bowl in the near future.
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