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Faithful Vote: Most Valuable Draft Pick


In honor of the NFL's 75th Draft this April, fans can vote for the NFL's Most Valuable Draft Pick of All-Time.

The 49ers are well represented on the ballot that was chosen by editors, with Hall of Hame quarterback Joe Montana and 2010 Hall of Fame selection, wide receiver Jerry Rice among the 318 other players up for the honor.

Voting will last through April 18 with most of the winners being announced prior to the 2010 Draft.

After the fan votes are tabulated, picks 11 - 75 will be announced from April 19 – April 22 on and on NFL Network. As for the top 10 greatest draft picks ever, they will be disclosed during the 2010 Draft itself, which kicks-off on Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 pm ET.

Making things even more interesting, the last 10 MVP Draft Picks will be announced during Round 1, but they won't know the final order. That will be announced at the conclusion of Round 2 of the Draft.

The final 320 players selected were narrowed down by editors, who cut down the first 74 Drafts to a list of the top 320 players, with the 10 players from each team.

The NFL's most Faithful fans will determine the Most Valuable Draft Pick by picking between pairs of players randomly generated from the list of greats. After selecting winners from those 30 random matchups, fans can start to build their own Top 10 list.

Adding to the user experience, fans can share their lists and their head-to-head winners on Facebook.

Below is the list of 10 former 49ers selected by editors. Note: Players are listed by the team that drafted them.

Charles Haley; Jimmy Johnson; Ronnie Lott; Hugh McElhenny; Joe Montana; Leo Nomellini; Terrell Owens; Jerry Rice; Gene A. Washington; Dave Wilcox.

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