5 NFL GMs Who Can't Afford Another 1st Round Miss

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5 NFL GMs Who Can't Afford Another 1st Round Miss
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Dolphins' GM Jeff Ireland is one of many NFL Executives who must hit it big in 2013 draft.

For many NFL general managers, the final two weeks of the season are nothing more than glorified exhibition games used to gauge the talent on the team and determine what holes a team has to fill during the offseason in order to get into playoff contention the next season.

For all of the general managers on this list, the coming offseason will likely be their final opportunity to save their jobs. A bad draft means the end of their tenure with their respective teams.

The first round pick is the most important pick in the draft for every team, and it's always important to hit on that pick. For many of the general managers on the list, their problem hasn't been in round one, but in rounds two and three. But despite that, they still have to hit in round one in 2013 in order to be the man in charge in 2014.

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