The Ten Best Picks of the First Round: Good and Bad

Alex IdleContributor IApril 26, 2009

The Ten Best Picks of the First Round: Good and Bad

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 25:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell introduces Detroit Lions #1 draft pick Matthew Stafford at Radio City Music Hall for the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25, 2009 in New York City  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Tyson Jackson to the Kansas City Chiefs

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 07:  Tyson Jackson #93 of the Louisiana State University Tigers celebrates during the AllState BCS National Championship against the Ohio State Buckeyes on January 7, 2008 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo

Aaron Curry to the Seattle Seahawks

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 25:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poses with with Seattle Seahawks draft pick Aaron Curry at Radio City Music Hall for the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25, 2009 in New York City  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Darrius Heyward-Bey to the Oakland Raiders

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22:  Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey of Maryland runs with the football during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty

Michael Crabtree to the San Fransico 49ers

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 25:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poses with with San Francisco 49ers #10 draft pick Michael Crabtree at Radio City Music Hall for the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25, 2009 in New York City  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Malcolm Jenkins to the New Orleans Saints

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 13:  A banner reading '1st Season Sell-Out 2006 Season Ticket Holders' is unveiled before the NFC divisional playoff game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints at the Superdome on January 13, 2007 in New Orleans,

Jeremy Maclin to the Philadelphia Eagles

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22:  Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin of Missouri runs with the football during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Image

Brandon Pettigrew to the Detroit Lions

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 21:  Tight end Brandon Pettigrew of Oklahoma State performs the vertical leap during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/G

Percy Harvin to the Minnesota Vikings

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Percy Harvin #1 of the Florida Gators watches pregame warmups before the start of the SEC Championship against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the SEC Championship on December 6, 2008 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo

Hakeem Nicks to the New York Giants

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 27:  Hakeem Nicks #88 of the North Carolina Tar Heels walks off the field after a 31-30 defeat to the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Meineke Car Care Bowl on December 27, 2008 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North

Chris Wells to the Arizona Cardinals

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 05:  Runningback Chris Wells #28 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes the ball against the Texas Longhorns during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jed Ja