Originally Posted by WeeZiTe
If Bradford still got injured, definitely. Even if Bradford didn't get injured, I'd say there was a pretty good shot of him going 1. The biggest knock that Sanchez had on him coming out was that he only had 16 college starts and people were scared of his experience. If he had similar, or better, production this year at SC, they might have made a National Title run and people wouldn't be scared of his experience anymore. He would also be more appealing to teams because of the pro-style offense he played at SC compared to Bradford's spread offense. We got a a steal getting him at 5 last year (and giving up what we gave up to get to 5).
Regardless of whether Bradford was healthy or injured, Sanchez would be the consensus No. 1 QB assuming he had a good year at SC.
Ironic that the Rams had a shot at taking Sanchez last year and are compounding that mistake by taking the lesser QB this year for more money.