There is no denying that the Carolina Panthers need a strong-armed, reliable quarterback just as much as the New York Giants are desperate for an explosive offensive lineman. In the weeks leading up the 2011 NFL draft, each team has been intensely analyzed and debated, ultimately exposing their greatest strengths and most profound weaknesses.
Tonight's draft represents a defining opportunity for teams across the NFL to fill their exposed vacuums with a potential star.
Between Nick Fairley's dynamic defensive dominance to Blaine Gabbert's nearly unrivaled throwing precision, there's no shortage of talent in this year's draft, but the mystery of who will end up where continues to resonate throughout the professional football world.
Check out how each team can pass through the first round of the draft with flying colors, flunk with a costly mistake, and how their draft history may define their choice.