In the NFL draft, left tackle is one of the most coveted positions.
The left tackle protects the quarterback's blind side, an incredibly important job. With just a below-average left tackle, a quarterback will find himself constantly being killed. With that comes the Injured Reserve.
Ask Kevin Kolb what it's like to have a left tackle and what it's like not to.
Though left tackle is obviously an important position, it is drafted high largely because of how hard it is to find one elsewhere. Quality left tackles don't fall in the draft, and they don't make it to free agency.
In fact, the lack of good left tackles is the reason this article is so short.
There are only five in the 2012 NFL draft that can possibly protect the blind side.
I listed 10 anyway.