Before the 2014 NFL draft, there were mocks that suggested the Vikings were going to select Johnny Manziel. Others suggested they would wind up with Teddy Bridgewater.

And there was a stubborn, smitten writer (me) who wrote things like I am "confident Manziel will be the most productive of the quarterbacks drafted this year."

I also now with no degree of hesitation that, obviously, that every scorecard shows Bridgewater winning by a landslide at this point.

Bridgewater is trying to get his team to the next level; Manziel is trying to find another team.

one more time Brian Windhorst of is the latest writer to take a painful trip through the 2011 draft and all the picks the Wolves sold.

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