NFL 1st Round Picks Who Won't Be Starting in 2012

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NFL 1st Round Picks Who Won't Be Starting in 2012
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As players continue to become more and more specialized, the term "starter" has begun to lose a bit of its luster.

Aldon Smith, first round pick of the 49ers in 2011, wasn't a starter per se, but his 14 sacks in his rookie season certainly showed that he was able to contribute.

That said, fans expect to see their first round picks on the field at the start of the game. Here are five players that might not make it in 2012.

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