Top 10 No. 10 overall picks in NFL Draft history

Great value can be found at No. 10 overall
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Most teams who pick No. 10 overall in the NFL Draft head into the festivities a bit disappointed. The team in question normally wasn't bad enough to earn one of the top picks in the order, but they also weren't good enough to compete for a spot in the postseason.

Teams with that pick should look at the history of the No. 10 pick to quell their concerns about picking in this range. Multiple no-doubt Hall of Famers were selected in this range, and a handful of current players that will eventually end their careers with a gold jacket also were taken with this pick.

These 10 players have already established themselves as as the best at their respective draft position in league history. Time will tell if any studs from the next few years of drafting will eventually perform so well they squeeze themselves into the conversation to end up on this list.

Top 10 No. 10 Draft Picks in NFL Draft History

Honorable Mentions:

Ken Burrough, New Orleans Saints (1970)
Jacob Green, Seattle Seahawks (1980)
Al Toon, New York Jets (1985)
Chris McAlister, Baltimore Ravens (1999)
Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams (2015)

10. Herman Moore, Detroit Lions (1991)

Think about all of the amazing receivers who dominated the NFL in the mid 1990s, like Jerry Rice and Sterling Sharpe. Then realize that Moore was named first-team All-Pro three times in a row between 1995 and 1997 while leading the league in catches twice with Scott Mitchell as his quarterback.

The former Virginia star ended his career with over 9,000 yards receiving and 62 touchdowns. While his prime was quite short (and he was essentially done as a starter by age 30), Moore's four-year peak was so mind-boggling in how consistently great it was that he could go up against any wide receiver's best stretch in the 1990s.

Herman Moore was a terrific No. 10 pick in the NFL Draft

9. Willie Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals (1996)

One of the few good draft picks the Bengals made in the 90s, Anderson didn't make his first Pro Bowl until his seventh season. Once Marvin Lewis came in and Cincinnati got better, Anderson showed the league just how dominant he could be as both a stonewalling pass blocker and road-grading run blocker.

Anderson made four Pro Bowls and was named an All-Pro in four consecuctive seasons as one of the key cogs on a Bengals team that put up some impressive numbers in Carson Palmer's early career. There's been a push to get him into the Hall of Fame, and he was a Canton-worthy player at his best.