5 Teams That May Tank to Garner 2012 NFL Draft Picks

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5 Teams That May Tank to Garner 2012 NFL Draft Picks
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Unfortunately for many NFL fan bases around the league, there are several teams that are already closing the book on their 2011 playoff hopes. 

These teams all fall in to another competition. This year, it is called the "Andrew Luck Lottery". Stanford's star quarterback Andrew Luck is the consensus No. 1 pick, assuming he comes out this year. 

Looking at the teams that are at the bottom of the NFL standings it is clear that many of them need a new quarterback. Chances are most of those teams would love to have the chance to draft Luck. 

Will any of them ever say they are purposely tanking games to get a better position in the draft? Of course not. 

None of us will really know whether or not they are tanking games or if they are just that bad. 

However, if we are to assume teams would tank, here are the five likeliest suspects. 

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