10 Players Most Likely to Be Overdrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft

April 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the 2011 NFL Draft fast approaching, mock drafts are entering hyper-drive in attempt to solve the riddle that is the first round. The draft season running from January-April is a time where All-Star games and 40 times can make or break a players stock. Yet the biggest mistake one can make is to over value the pre-draft buzz while overlooking one's overall body of work. This is not to say talent can not be unearthed during the draft season, but only after careful consideration of the players tape.
Here is a look at the 10 players most likely to be overdrafted:
1. QB Blaine Gabbert, Missouri - Top quarterback in the draft, but more of a good than a great prospect. Has excellent physical tools but fails to wow on tape. Background in the spread and struggles throwing downfield will slow his development.
2. QB Cam Newton, Auburn - There is no denying Newton's rare physical gifts, but spotty passing in workou...

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