NFL Draft 2011: Will a Quarterback Be Drated in the Top Five?

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This year's quarterback class leaves a lot to be desired. The absence of Andrew Luck has left a void of talent at the quarterback position at the top of the draft. There is a surplus of quarterbacks who grade out as a mid-to-late first round pick, but it is difficult to justify spending a top-five pick on one of these guys, or is it?
Last year, Sam Bradford was an obvious top-three selection. Jimmy Clausen was projected to follow closely behind him, but instead witnessed Tim Tebow's first round selection as he waited until the second day to hear his name called.
We saw Mark Sanchez' stock explode as the draft approached. The Jets traded all the way to the fifth spot to acquire Sanchez in a move that still generates controversy in New York. While no quarterback grades out in the minds of most scouts as a top-five pick, all it takes is one team to fall in love with one prospect.
There is a ton of need for a quarterback in the top of the draft this year. The Bengals, Redski...

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