Originally Posted by CoverTwo
Correct me if I am wrong but being drafted in the later rounds just guarantees that you have a spot at training camp.
...along with a bunch of UDFAs...including walk-ons.
Picking up free agents is as important as the draft...this is where a lot of the lower picks get left out...they have to compete with legacy roster guys, high draft picks, and new free agents that got signed in the off-season for 53 roster spots.
Tough league...but the practice roster provides some buffer for developing players.