The NFL season is far from over for some lucky fans, but others are already looking ahead to the 2012 NFL draft and wondering how the front office can take their team from pretender to contender.
One draft pick, good or bad, can change the fortunes of a franchise. The Indianapolis Colts made the right call for Peyton Manning in 1998, transforming the Colts from a bottom-feeder to a Super Bowl champion. Will lightning strike twice for Indianapolis, or will they find a Ryan Leaf this time around?
One full round of NFL draft predictions are coming your way now. The draft order is current through Week 11 and adjusted for playoffs.