I'd like to hear you round out your argument. Maybe I don't understand the point you are trying to make. --The Colts were lucky enough to suck really bad in two crucial seasons: the first landed them Payton Manning. The second horrible season landed them Luck. --The Niners were horrible for years and stockpiled talent. Now they reap the results. --Same with the Seahawks. They had some down years that helped them load up I could continue with countless examples of where the NFL's draft and salary cap assist the downtrodden teams to rise to the top in a 2-3 year span.