NFL Draft 2011: Power Ranking Every NFL Team’s 1st-Round Draft Success

March 17, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some teams just can't seem to get it right.
Others are pretty masterful when it comes to first round picks in the NFL Draft. Look through their lists of first round picks, and it's been littered with current starters and Hall of Famers.
Baltimore is a perfect example: In 1996 alone, its two first round picks were guard Jonathan Ogden at No.4, then middle linebacker Ray Lewis with the 26th pick.
Two centerpieces, two All-Pros and two future Hall of Famers without a doubt.
With that in mind, ask yourself this: Which teams have had the best first round success in the draft? Trying to rank that isn't easy. In many cases, some teams totally bomb on first rounders, but then draft smart and get their stars in later rounds.
Let's consider some factors before going any further. Every team has had misses, but some are bigger than others, and some teams have had numerous misses. That will cause some teams to slip down this list. I try to also reward teams for consistently...

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