With Super Bowl XLV now in the books, the next thing NFL teams will focus on is scouting the prospects for the annual NFL Draft in April.
The draft is one of the most important processes in building a successful NFL franchise. Teams that put a lot of time and effort into the scouting process, such as the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, are usually the more successful teams.
There are many different scenarios that play out during the draft that can affect the future fortunes of multiple franchises. With the uncertainty of the NFL labor situation, this draft could turn out to be one of the more intriguing drafts in recent memory.
So without further adieu, I give you my most recent first round, 2011 NFL mock draft: