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To Draft a CB or to not Draft a CB

As everyone knows the bucs need a new secondary, and there is an elite CB that will most likely be available to the bucs at the #5 spot. What I find strange is that a ton of fans on this site think we need to draft a running back at #5. Maybe they don't 'get' football, who knows, but to help with my argument here are some stats.

80 percent of all pro bowl selections since 2008 featured CBs drafted in the first round.

38 percent of all 'starting' CBs are first round selections.

Below is a spread sheet of my data, if you see any glaring omissions or errors, let me know and I will adjust.

Round Players Pro Bowls since 2008 (reserves not included)
1
aaron ross
antoine cason
antonie winfield
antonio cromartie
aquib talib
champ bailey
charles woodson
chris gamble
darrelle revis
deangelo hall
duanta robinson
joe haden
johnathan joseph
kareem jackson
leon hall
mike jenkins
nate clements
nnamdi asomugha
patrick peterson
patrick robinson
devin mccourty
quentin jammer
terence newman
vontae davis
carlos rogers
dominique rodgers-cromarite
23
2
brandon flowers
charles tillman
chris cook
chris houston
corey webster
drayton florence
javier arenas
josh wilson
ronald bartell
sean smith
sheldon brown
stanford routt
rashean mathis
2
3
andre goodman
bradley fletcher
chris culliver
derek cox
jerraud powers
keenan lewis
lardarius webb

4
alterraun verner
asante samuel
dj moore
ike taylor
terrence mcgee
3
5
dominique franks
richard sherman
tarell brown
william middleton

6
jason mccourty

7
captain munnerlyn
cary williams
chris johnson
ej biggers
cortland finnegan
1
undrafted
aaron berry
aj jefferson
brandon browner
jabari greer
kyle arrington
sterling moore
tramon williams

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