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First Round Picks Endangered in 2011

Draft status used to be the great protector of struggling players who were selected in the first round. It appears those days have long since passed. Find out why so many former first-rounders are changing teams.

In the post-lockout NFL, it seems, there is nothing sacred. Including former first-round draft choices. Perhaps lost in the wild frenzy that has ensued since the league re-opened its doors for business is that former first-rounders -- many of them older players with bloated and unaffordable contracts, but also five young veterans chosen since 2007 -- have been a big part of the NFL endangered...

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