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|The Bills' Eric Wood (picked 28th overall) was one of two centers selected in the first round of the 2009 draft.|
» Over the past 10 drafts (2000-2009), 31 tackles have been drafted in the first round.
» Over the past 10 drafts, 13 tackles have been selected in the first 10 picks of the round (two have shifted to guard). Over the same period, nine running backs were selected in the top 10 picks.
» Three offensive tackles have cap numbers for 2008 of more than $8 million: Joe Thomas ($8.86 million) Walter Jones ($8.6 million) and Orlando Pace ($8.175 million).
» Since 1968, three offensive tackles have been drafted first overall: Hall of Famer Ron Yary (1968), Orlando Pace (1997) and Jake Long (2008).
» Lou Groza, the Cleveland Browns' all-time leading scorer with 1,349 points, played offensive tackle (in addition to kicker) and is in the Hall of Fame as a tackle. He was the NFL Player of the Year in 1954.