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By ARNIE STAPLETON
AP Pro Football Writer
For NFL prospects on the bubble, it's often better not to get picked at all than to be selected in the final rounds.
Once the Indianapolis Colts pick ``Mr. Irrelevant,'' a jocular title bestowed upon the last player chosen in the draft, teams will make a mad dash Saturday afternoon to sign college free agents who were on their draft boards but didn't get picked for one reason or another.
Those with multiple suitors get to salve their bruised egos by scouring rosters and picking a team that gives them the best chance to make the roster.
Every year, some of these players prove once again that for all its money and manpower, the draft is an inexact science, not a crystal ball.

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