NFL Draft 2011 Trade Speculation: 5 Teams Likely to Make a Draft Day Move

April 23, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2011 NFL Draft is now less than a week away, giving us die-hard football fans a glimmer of light amidst the darkness of the NFL's enduring lockout.
Every year, teams move up to grab a talent they've become enamored with. Last year, the Cowboys and Broncos moved up to Nos. 24 and 25, respectively, to draft Oklahoma State wideout Dez Bryant and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow.
In 2009, Ted Thompson made a rare move up the board, drafting USC linebacker Clay Matthews at the back end of the first round.
Which teams will address glaring needs by jumping up the draft board this year? Let's take a look at five teams looking at potential moves up the 2011 NFL Draft order.
New England Patriots
The Patriots don't often move up in the draft, but when they do, it's for good reason. The last time the Pats made a first-round move, it was to draft Tennessee linebacker Jerod Mayo. That turned out pretty well.
New England may be on the move again in 2...

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