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What If…2003 NFL Draft: Jaguars Rush to Podium for Terrell Suggs

Published by on June 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

On the first day of the 2003 NFL Draft, as the Minnesota Vikings' time with the seventh overall pick was running out, the Jaguars had filled out a draft card and were prepared to go on the clock.

Three, two, one—done.  Jacksonville rushed the card up to the podium, skipping ahead of Minnesota for the seventh pick.

The player they were mischievously cutting in line to claim, of course, was Marshall quarterback Byron Leftwich.  For all their haste, however, Leftwich was hardly the unanimous choice in Jacksonville's war room. 

He had the support of James "Shack" Harris, the Jaguars' first-year general manager who had been a Pro Bowl quarterback in the 1970s.  Sources close to the team...

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