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'Heads' call allows Steelers to draft Hall of Famer

Jimmy Smith / New Orleans Times-Picayune


It's not as though it has never happened.

Draft positions in the annual NFL lottery are often determined by the toss of a coin, a 50-50 chance of victory, heads or tails.

This year, the Atlanta Falcons won a flip to pick third in the first round, after finishing the regular season in a tie with the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders, each team ending finishing with 4-12 regular-season records and the same strength of schedule.

In fact, in the past decade, coin flips have determined drafting order on six occasions. Full Story – Picayune
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