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- Aug 1, 1997
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Teams hide their real intentions and create the league's own 'madness'
Gregg Rosenthal / NBC Sports
March is misinformation month in the NFL. Teams disguise their intentions for the draft while unrealistic expectations emerge from player movement. Here's a look at five myths that have gained steam during football’s March madness.
Myth 1: Javon Walker is worth No. 1 receiver money
There may only be three people in the NFL who believe Javon Walker is a No. 1 receiver: Walker, his agent Drew Rosenhaus, and Al Davis.
The way last season ended, it was fair to wonder if Walker would even find a starting job. Walker caught nine passes for 67 yards in his last six games, occasionally playing behind standouts like Glenn Martinez. Broncos coach Mike Shanahan believed Walker needed career-threatening microfracture surgery to fix a chronic knee problem that has forced Walker to miss 23 games over the last three years. A local Denver station said doctor’s recommended the surgery. Full Story – NBC Sportshttp://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/23610978/