Originally Posted by dougdirt
Depends on how you look at it. Sure, you don't get that super star, but you also can pay league minimum for 7 guys on the roster instead of $2-4M each, saving you a ton of money to go afford that superstar.
And having a steady stream of guys to make deals with. Can't have too much depth, can't have too much real excellence. There's no contradiction between the two. The concept of drafting is simple: get as many of the best players as you can. It's the details that are hard, as in everything.