So much is put into all seven rounds of the NFL draft, but naturally, the main focus is on the first round, in which often a large percentage of the players that wind up in the Pro Bowl are selected. And if you drafted a quarterback on that first night, you’re hoping he will lead your franchise for many seasons to come.
So how has the first-round class of 2012 fared to date? Just one member (Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd) has a pair of preseason contests under his belt. For the majority, there’s been just one game, and for a handful, we’ve yet to see them in action against other teams.
So here’s some analysis on the first 32 players selected in April, with a grade attached to each. Obviously, there’s a long way to go before we get to finals.
Just look at this as a bunch of pop quizzes…