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DR. Z'S DRAFT PREVIEW
Paul Zimmerman
April 23, 1990
Never has there been so much talk about doing the sort of trading down that Bill Walsh did so well in the 1986 draft. The Chargers are considering dealing their No. 5 pick for a package of draft choices, and the Bears are interested in trading down from No. 6. So are the Chiefs (No. 13), the Bills (No. 16) and at least three other teams. "The real depth is in the second round," says Kansas City general manager Carl Peterson. "It makes sense to give up your first pick if you can get a bunch of seconds."
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April 23, 1990

Dr. Z's Draft Preview

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9. DOLPHINS, Renaldo Turnbull, DE, WEST VIRGINIA
Pass rush is Don Shula's main concern. Turnbull can motor upfield.

10. SEAHAWKS (from Colts), Emmitt Smith, RB, FLORIDA
Must cover for the Plan B loss of Curt Warner to the Rams.

11. RAIDERS, Chris Singleton, LB, ARIZONA
A two-way shot. Can play up but also rush passer from DE.

12. BENGALS, Terry Wooden, LB, SYRACUSE
Senior Bowl knee injury was scary, but he made a quick recovery.

13. CHIEFS, Percy Snow, LB, MICHIGAN STATE
Wide receivers enticing, but they loved Snow's private workout.

14. SAINTS, Rodney Hampton, RB, GEORGIA
To share the work load with Dalton Hilliard, who has taken too many hits.

15. OILERS, Andre Ware, QB, HOUSTON
Scouts shrug, but new coach Jack Pardee had him in college.

16. BILLS, J.D. Williams, CB, FRESNO STATE
Must replace retired Derrick Burroughs. Williams can fly.

17. STEELERS, Greg McMurtry, WR, MICHIGAN
Not as fast as some others, but solid in every phase of the game.

18. PACKERS (from Browns), Darrell Thompson, RB, MINNESOTA
Highly productive 220-pounder with 4.5 speed.

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