Redrafting the 2011 first round

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Throughout my NFL management career, I preached to my owners, our scouting and coaching staff, media and fans that you have to wait three years to truly evaluate a team's draft class. I always said that you have to give young guys time to develop and see if they can reach and maintain excellence.

It's tougher than ever to jump to an early conclusion on draftees in this current season of post-lockout/ no offseason program for rookies.

But based on what we know now of NFL teams and the rookies performance through mid-season, let's redraft the 2011 first round (and let the second guessing begin anew).

Redrafting the 2011 First Round