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Colts, Cards Do Well in NFL Draft

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Colts, Cards Do Well in NFL Draft

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Colts, Cards Do Well in NFL Draft

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JaMarcus Russell appears at a news conference, after the Oakland Raiders made him the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. Nick Laham/Getty Images hide caption

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JaMarcus Russell appears at a news conference, after the Oakland Raiders made him the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NFL Draft.

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The Arizona Cardinals and the Indianapolis Colts may have used this weekend's NFL draft to best advantage, but the overall No. 1 draft choice, LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell, went to the Oakland Raiders.

Meanwhile, Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith of Ohio State — "almost unbeatable" as a college quarterback — wasn't drafted until the Baltimore Ravens took a chance on him in the fifth round.

Bill Curry, a former pro star and college coach who does sports commentary for ESPN, talks football with Steve Inskeep.

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