Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. A genuine compliment to an individual or idea, even if it is often times unintended. The NFL landscape is a living testament of this old adage. With the 2018 NFL Draft fast approaching, it is impossible to watch any pre-draft programming, or prospect interviews, without being reminded of this fact. Countless young men about to embark on their professional football journeys enthusiastically recall how they patterned their playing style after their childhood football hero or role model. Team executives will spill out of NFL war rooms on draft day and confess their desire to emulate another franchise who presumably is ahead of the curve when it comes