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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Play Podcast ESPN's Todd McShay talks about how the Jets, Patriots, Eagles, Packers, Buccaneers, Redskins, Seahawks, Broncos and more teams fared during the NFL draft.
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Play Podcast ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay defends the Washington Redskins' decision to draft QB Kirk Cousins. McShay says this could be the best thing for Cousins' career and the Redskins could have a great backup.
COMPLETE DRAFT HISTORY
How has your team drafted in previous years? View the history of the draft dating back to 1967.
|1 Cam Newton||QB||Panthers||93|
|2 Von Miller||OLB||Broncos||97|
|3 Marcell Dareus||DT||Bills||97|
|4 A.J. Green||WR||Bengals||97|
|5 Patrick Peterson||DB||Cardinals||97|
|6 Julio Jones||WR||Falcons||95|
|7 Aldon Smith||DE||49ers||93|
|8 Jake Locker||QB||Titans||90|
|9 Tyron Smith||OT||Cowboys||95|
|10 Blaine Gabbert||QB||Jaguars||96|
|11 J.J. Watt||DE||Texans||93|
|12 Christian Ponder||QB||Vikings||85|
|13 Nick Fairley||DT||Lions||94|
|14 Robert Quinn||DE||Rams||96|
|15 Mike Pouncey||C||Dolphins||92|
|16 Ryan Kerrigan||DE||Redskins||92|
|17 Nate Solder||OT||Patriots||91|
|18 Corey Liuget||DT||Chargers||93|
|19 Prince Amukamara||DB||Giants||95|
|20 Adrian Clayborn||DE||Buccaneers||89|
|21 Phil Taylor||DT||Browns||90|
|22 Anthony Castonzo||OT||Colts||94|
|23 Danny Watkins||OG||Eagles||89|
|24 Cameron Jordan||DE||Saints||95|
|25 James Carpenter||OG||Seahawks||85|
|26 Jonathan Baldwin||WR||Chiefs||85|
|27 Jimmy Smith||DB||Ravens||92|
|28 Mark Ingram||RB||Saints||92|
|29 Gabe Carimi||OT||Bears||91|
|30 Muhammad Wilkerson||DE||Jets||91|
|31 Cameron Heyward||DE||Steelers||88|
|32 Derek Sherrod||OT||Packers||87|
NFL DRAFT EXTRAS
Take a deeper dive into the NFL Draft with a statistical look at this year's draftees and how your team has fared in past drafts.
NFL Draft Stat Shots