Here’s a breakdown by position of how many came off the board by position in round one Thursday night.
QB – 4 (Newton, Locker, Gabbert, Ponder)
RB – 1 (Ingram)
WR – 3 (Green, Jones, Baldwin)
TE – 0
OT – 6 (Smith, Solder, Castonzo, Carpenter, Carimi, Sherrod)
G – 2 (Pouncey, Watkins)
C – 0
DL – 11 (Dareus, Watt, Fairley, Quinn, Kerrigan, Liuget, Clayborn, Taylor, Jordan, Wilkerson, Heyward)
LB – 2 (Miller, Smith)
CB – 3 (Peterson, Amukamara, Smith)
S – 0
The eight defensive ends that went in round one was a draft record, and wasn’t the least bit surprising as the defensive end class was considered the best in a generation.
Tags: 2011 NFL draft
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