Since the 5th year option began, only 9 of the 25 players (36%) in the last 5 picks of the 1st round were extended.

Compare to a 70% hit rate for the 10 picks above that (35/50).

A nice option to have, but don't give up too much in the trade up process.https://t.co/suSBzz6UZl

— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) April 25, 2019