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NFL Draft 2011: 10 Guys With Character Questions
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If the past few seasons have taught us anything about first-round picks in the NFL Draft, it is that character is more important than ever as a factor in determining when a player gets drafted and how much success they have thereafter.

Is Cameron Newton the next Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow, JaMarcus Russell or Ryan Leaf? These are the questions NFL decision-makers must ask themselves before investing in Newton, or anyone else.

Newton's checkered past at Florida and Auburn notwithstanding, though, he is a relatively small character concern. There are talented players with much more troubling question marks regarding their personal conduct.

Sticking strictly to top-100 prospects, let's look at 10 players who could tumble down draft boards because of character problems.

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