THE GENIUS OF OZZIE NEWSOME: The 2001 Draft Class

NFL Draft THE GENIUS OF OZZIE NEWSOME: The 2001 Draft Class

Posted in NFL Draft
Print this article

LINK TO FORWARD ARTICLE: The Genius of Ozzie Newsome, Reality or Myth? 

SCORING SYSTEM

Each individual pick will be scored based upon the years the player spent with the team that drafted him; the number of games started for that team; and the number of Pro Bowl nominations the player received during his career regardless of whether said nomination occurred while playing with the team that drafted him.

Teams will also be assessed a penalty for each player that they bypassed in the draft who ultimately went on to play in a Pro Bowl(s) if the player selected instead did not make the Pro Bowl at any point during their career.

This system is intended to grade the draft, the collective accomplishments of the scouting staff and front office on draft day. Whether a player leaves via free agency or for some other reason is irrelevant when scoring the organization on draft day. Therefore, future Pro Bowls earned by a player, even when they are no longer with the drafting organization, do factor into the quality of a particular draft class. Front office errors outside of the control of the scouts should not be weighed against them.

Years Spent with Drafting Team

·         Players selected in rounds 1-3 get 1 point per year with the team; rounds 4-7 get 2 points per year with team. Punters and kickers will only receive 1 point per year of service regardless of draft position.

Games Started

·         Players receive 2 points per start; punters and kickers only receive 1 point per start.

Pro Bowl Appearances

·         Players receive 10 points per Pro Bowl appearance.

Points deducted for passing on a better player in same round

·         If the Ravens pass on a player or players in the same round who eventually becomes a Pro Bowl player(s) and the player the Ravens selected is NOT a Pro Bowler, penalties will be assessed. A 10 point penalty will be assessed if the player plays a position not the same as the player the Ravens selected and a 12 point penalty if the player plays the same position as the player the Ravens selected. Just as with Pro Bowl appearances by Ravens, the penalty is multiplied by the number of years the passed on player makes the Pro Bowl. Penalties will not be assessed if a team passes on a punter or kicker that makes a Pro Bowl.
 

THE 2001 NFL DRAFT

 

Baltimore Ravens

 
Player/Draft Position 
Yrs. (pts) 
GS (pts)* 
PB (pts)**
Penalty 
TP*** 
TE Todd Heap (31)
10 (10) 
126 (252) 
2 (20) 
282 
DB Gary Baxter (62)
4 (4)
48 (96) 
100 
C Casey Rabach (92)
4 (4) 
23 (46) 
0
50 
LB Edgerton Hartwell (126) 
4 (8) 
46 (92) 
100 
RB Chris Barnes (161)
 
C Joe Maese (194) 
4 (8) 
DE Dwayne Missouri (231) 
1 (2) 
2001 TOTAL POINTS 
 
 
 
 
542 
 

Notable Players Passed on in Same Round

  • None
  •  

Pittsburgh Steelers

 
Player/Draft Position 
Yrs. (pts) 
GS (pts) 
PB (pts) 
Penalty 
TP 
DT Casey Hampton (19)
10 (10) 
136 (272) 
5 (50) 
332 
LB Kendrell Bell (39)
4 (4) 
44 (88) 
1 (10) 
102 
T Mathias Nkwenti (111)
3 (6) 
0
C Chukky Okobi (146) 
6 (12) 
7 (14)
26 
DE Rodney Bailey (181) 
4 (8) 
1 (2) 
10 
LB Roger Knight (182) 
WR Chris Taylor (218) 
2001 TOTAL POINTS 
 
 
 
 
476 
 

Notable Players Passed on in Same Round

  • None
  •  

New England Patriots

 
Player/Draft Position 
Years (pts) 
GS (pts) 
PB (pts) 
Penalty 
TP 
DT Richard Seymour (6)
8 (8) 
111 (222) 
6 (60) 
290 
T Matt Light (48)
10 (10) 
138 (276) 
3 (30)
316 
CB Brock Williams (86) 
1 (1) 
T Kenyatta Jones (96)
3 (6) 
11 (22) 
(-10) 
18 
TE Jabari Holloway (119) 
1 (2) 
DB Hakim Akbar (163)
1 (2) 
TE Arther Love (180) 
0
CB Leonard Myers (200) 
2 (4) 
1 (2) 
K Owen Pochman (216) 
LB TJ Turner (239) 
1 (2) 
2001 TOTAL POINTS 
 
 
 
 
637 
 

Notable Players Passed on in Same Round 

  • K. Jones: Rudi Johnson (1)

 

Indianapolis Colts 

 
Player/Draft Pos. 
Years (pts) 
GS (pts) 
PB (pts) 
Penalty 
TP 
WR Reggie Wayne (30) 
10 (10) 
144 (288) 
5 (50) 
348 
FS Idrees Bashir (37)
4 (4) 
51 (102)
(-120) 
(-14) 
DB Cory Bird (91)
4 (4) 
8 (16) 
20 
G Ryan Diem (118)
10 (20) 
139 (278)
298 
DB Raymond Walls (152) 
2 (4) 
DB Jason Doering (193) 
3 (6) 
7 (14) 
20 
G Rick DeMulling (220) 
4 (8) 
41 (82)
90 
2001 TOTAL POINTS 
 
 
 
 
766 
 
 

Notable Players Passed on in Same Round

  • I. Bashir: Kendrell Bell (1), Kris Jenkins (4), Aaron Schobel (2), C. Chambers (1), T. Henry (1), Shaun Rogers (3)
 
FOOTNOTE
 

* GS ~ Games Started

** PB ~ Pro Bowl Selections

*** TP ~ Total Points

 
 

Facebook Comments
Share This  
Tony Lombardi

About Tony Lombardi

Tony is 24×7 Networks, LLC’s founder (the parent of EutawStreetReport.com and RussellStreetReport.com) His work has been featured on various sports websites and he is a regular guest on 105.7 The Fan and he hosts “The Fanimal” also heard on 105.7 The Fan, Saturdays from 8-9AM. Among his favorite things in life are his wife, kids, family, friends, The Beatles, Breaking Bad, Gladiator, The Godfather, Guinness, orange crushes, meatballs and Key West, not necessarily in that order. Follow Tony on Twitter @RSRLombardi.

More from Tony Lombardi

Close

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

Get More Information