In a random Twitter exchange, someone pass along this screenshot from a 2005 article. An author put together a fantasy assessment of then San Francisco 49ers running back Kevan Barlow. Part of the assessment included a discussion of how the 49ers addressed the running back position. At that point, they had recently added Miami running back Frank Gore to the mix. Here is how this author broke it down:
@NinersNation #neverforget pic.twitter.com/tk8mzajLjA— Will Lopez (@RealWillLopez) November 21, 2014
People miss on draft picks all the time, but even still, 10,615 yards later, I think we can sum this up in one word: Whoops.