Rashard Anderson, who was suspended for substance abuse in 2001, is waiting for another chance.
There are exceptions, but history shows that trading No. 1 picks for veteran players is a risky proposition.
The common belief that teams must run to have success has been a fallacy the past couple of seasons.
The new and improved Ricky Williams is in better shape and the proof is in the numbers.
The key to success in the new-look NFC South could be the emergence of a steady rushing attack.