“You spent all those months as a group staying true to your board,” Dorsey said, “and all of a sudden you have to jump a player because of positional needs? I don’t think you do that. We have proven you don’t do that.
“We took Jordy (Nelson) … Randall Cobb, ” he said of second-round picks at wide receiver, “players we were deep at in specific positions and let them evolve into their careers and let their abilities play out because ultimately what we’re trying to do is get good football players on this roster.”
It simply means that even though West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith might be the best quarterback on the board, If Smith doesn’t prove during workouts and the process that he’s the best overall player, he won’t go in that spot.
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