NFL Draft 2011
MUST-SEE NFL DRAFT COVERAGE
- Play The Feud
- Blaine Gabbert and Jake Locker battled to be drafted higher and will now be division rivals.
- Looks Familiar
- Denver picked Von Miller, who plays like longtime Broncos nemisis Derrick Thomas
- The Only Play
- Minesota is taking heat for drafting Christian Ponder, but it really didn't have a choice.
- D.C. Moves
- The Redskins made the right call when they selected Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan.
- Safety Dance
- By avoiding the lure of the QB, the Bills and the Dolphins played it safe with their picks.
- Mild West
- NFC West teams had QB questions, but their answer was to beef up other areas of need.
LOOK BACK AT PREVIOUS NFL DRAFTS
- 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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