Buying or Selling Each 1st-Round Rookie as a Day 1 Starter

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Buying or Selling Each 1st-Round Rookie as a Day 1 Starter
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While all NFL rookies feel incredible pressure, the first-round draft picks carry a little extra burden with them.

No, not the extra change in their pocket from their relatively rich contracts.

Every first-round draft pick is expected to walk on to his team and make an immediate impact. Not only do all have to make the final roster, every single first-rounder is expected to immediately be the most talented player at his position.

Even the ones who are drafted as obvious projects, or to be groomed behind a living legend at the end of his career, have to prove right away that they're worth a roster spot—be that in training camp, preseason or in mop-up duty.

Some, though, are pressed into service right away—either because they earned their stripes in camp, or because their team simply doesn't have enough bodies at their position. Either way, first-round draft picks need to get on the field and excel as quickly as possible.

Out of every first-round draft pick of the 2013 class, which will answer the opening bell? I'm buying or selling all 32 of them.

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