Commonly in the NFL Draft, the most hype is placed on the where the quarterbacks or other offensive skill players will be selected.
However, heading into the 2011 NFL Draft, a handful of defensive players may garner the most attention.
Before the draft, these players will have one last chance to prove their skills at the NFL Combine, which starts Thursday, February 24th and lasts until Tuesday, March 1st.
As the famous saying goes, "The best offense is a good defense."
This year, we may see the first round dominated by the nation's stand-out defensive players, and here are 10 players whose stock can be affected by the upcoming combine.