NFL DRAFT MACHINE
Most teams know what their needs are heading into the NFL draft, so now it's about choosing the right player to best fill the void. Who should teams draft in the first round? Draft Machine »
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LOOK BACK AT PREVIOUS NFL DRAFTS
- It's All About Luck
- Indy found its replacement for Peyton Manning by making Stanford's Andrew Luck the No. 1 overall pick.
- 2012 NFL draft coverage »
- Goin' To Carolina
- Off-field issues did not stop Carolina from making No. 1 overall pick Cam Newton the face of the franchise.
- 2011 NFL draft coverage »
- Ram Tough?
- Injury concerns did not deter St. Louis from making ultra-accurate QB Sam Bradford its franchise player.
- 2010 NFL draft coverage »
- Detroit QB City
- The Lions had many needs but couldn't pass up a chance at a franchise QB like Matthew Stafford.
- 2009 NFL draft coverage »
- Fish Tale
- Seeing an OT who could anchor its line for years to come, Miami selected Jake Long No. 1 overall.
- 2008 NFL draft coverage »
- The Big One
- Enticed by a big arm and bigger upside, the Raiders took JaMarcus Russell No. 1 overall.
- 2007 NFL draft coverage »
- Super Mario
- The Texans surprised everyone by taking DE Mario Williams with the first overall pick.
- 2006 NFL draft coverage »
- 49ers' Mr. Smith
- San Francisco liked the potential of QB Alex Smith and made him the No. 1 overall pick.
- 2005 NFL draft coverage »
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