While a handful of teams are still jockeying for playoff seeding, many fanbases have shifted their focus toward the NFL draft, where hope springs eternal and everyone is a future Hall of Fame player—at least for one night.
A group of teams still have the ability to lose their way into the first overall pick, and a number of prospects still have tough decisions to make about their draft status. Because of that, a bunch of possible combinations still exist for that top spot.
Bridgewater vs. Clowney: That's the showdown we've been talking about since last April. Would South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continue to reveal himself as a once-in-a-lifetime prospect, or would Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater simply be too enticing for a franchise looking to change its fate with a talented passer?
Months later, even more names have joined the fray as an exciting college season has played itself out and the NFL has produced some interesting bottom-of-the-barrel teams that no one expected.
Who could take the honors that go with being the top pick? Click ahead and see.