NFL Draft 2011: Marvin Austin and the 5 Players with the Big Character Concerns

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NFL Draft 2011: Marvin Austin and the 5 Players with the Big Character Concerns
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Players coming out of college and into the NFL are run through numerous physical and character tests.  They go through workouts and interviews.  Teams want to make sure that a player they are potentially investing millions of dollars in is going to be worth that investment. 

Sometimes players don't pass the character part of testing (JaMarcus Russell and Ryan Leaf), but still get drafted high and completely ruin a franchise.  Sometimes players don't pass the character part of testing (Randy Moss), and their draft stock takes a hit, but they still become an extremely talented player.

Teams need to decide if the character risk is greater than the reward, or if the reward can bring spoils to the team for years to come.  Here is a look at the five players with the biggest character concerns in this year's draft.

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