Measuring Donte Whitner’s minimal impact

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This past Monday, we took a look back at quarterbacks drafted over the past decade (1999-2008) in an effort to measure the value and possible potential of QB Trent Edwards. The verdict? Great value with room for improvement. It was an interesting exercise that highlighted just how many bad picks there have been at the quarterback position over the past ten years – and Edwards wasn’t one of them.

Once that project was put together, I said “Hey, Brian, wouldn’t it be interesting to compare Donte Whitner’s performance to other first-round safeties over the past decade? It sure would, Brian. Shall we do it?