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NFL: Buying or Selling the Buzz on Every 1st-Round Rookie
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Hype is the machine that drives the NFL draft, and the first-round picks are the first-class passengers.

Just like every other year, expectations are high for all of this season's top selections, and it's easy for every organization to praise its new prized possessions after a few weeks of less-than-full-bore workouts.

But who will live up to the hype?  Will Sammy Watkins prove worth the two first-rounders the Bills gave up to get him?  Will Johnny Manziel wrestle the starting gig away from Brian Hoyer before Week 1?  How will injuries and having to finish college classes impact rookies who haven't been able to fully participate in workouts?

Should you buy or sell the hype at this point?  Here's my take on every first-rounder from the 2014 draft class.

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