5 NFL Teams That Should Tank the 2011 Season To Draft Andrew Luck

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5 NFL Teams That Should Tank the 2011 Season To Draft Andrew Luck
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More than a few teams are hoping to have a chance to draft Andrew Luck.

After all, in 2010, Luck emerged as a top-notch college quarterback by leading his Stanford Cardinal to huge wins within the Pac-10. In leading his Stanford Cardinal to an Orange Bowl victory against Virginia Tech, Luck threw for four touchdown passes, as well as 287 yards with a 78.3 percent completion percentage, which would earn him the title of Orange Bowl MVP.

A second-team All-American and Heisman Trophy runner-up, Luck looked like he would be the quarterback most NFL-ready in the 2010 draft before surprising analysts and front-office personnel around the league by declaring he would remain at Stanford for his junior year in 2011.

Now that NFL teams know "the best college prospect since John Elway" will be available at the top of the 2012 draft, there is extra incentive to go after such a high-profile prospect.

Here are the top five teams that would be wise to put winning in 2011 aside for their franchise's long-term success:

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