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2011 Pride Of Detroit NFL Mock Draft First Round Recap

Poddraft11_mediumOne round of Pride of Detroit's 2011 NFL Mock Draft is in the books. That means that only a week and a half after starting this mock we are already halfway done.

Before we get the second round started (picks 33, 34 and 35 will be posted on Wednesday), I want to take a quick look back at some stats from the first round:

  • Out of the 32 picks, latif's selection of A.J. Green for the Cleveland Browns with the sixth pick garnered the highest approval rating (90 percent).
  • Five picks received approval ratings in the 80s: Blaine Gabbert going to the Cardinals with the fifth pick (82 percent), Julio Jones going to the Redskins with the 10th pick (82 percent), Jimmy Smith going to the Eagles with the 23rd pick (83 percent), Derek Sherrod going to the Steelers with the 31st pick (84 percent) and Nate Solder going to the Packers with the 32nd pick (80 percent).
  • The lowest approval rating was for the first pick -- Carolina selecting Patrick Peterson. That rating (29 percent) was just a bit lower than the one the Vikings' pick of Christian Ponder received (32 percent).
  • The average approval rating for the first round was 62.8 percent.

A full look at the picks made during the first round and their approval ratings can be found after the jump.

# Team General Manager
Player Pos. College Approval
1 Carolina Panthers Enforcer Patrick Peterson CB LSU 29%
2 Denver Broncos CapitolLions Von Miller LB Texas A&M 53%
3 Buffalo Bills CLF Marcell Dareus DT Alabama 76%
4 Cincinnati Bengals SmittyJ Nick Fairley DT Auburn 55%
5 Arizona Cardinals JazzyBBP Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri 82%
6 Cleveland Browns latif A.J. Green WR Georgia 90%
7 San Francisco 49ers JCruize Da'Quan Bowers DE Clemson 55%
8 Tennessee Titans lionsfan_772 Robert Quinn DE North Carolina 72%
9 Dallas Cowboys Jerry Mallory Prince Amukamara CB Nebraska 62%
10 Washington Redskins Trysdor Julio Jones WR Alabama 82%
11 Houston Texans Lead Hunter Aldon Smith DE/LB Missouri 75%
12 Minnesota Vikings Ee Oulo Christian Ponder QB Florida State 32%
13 Detroit Lions DrewsLions Cameron Jordan DE California 43%
14 St. Louis Rams mgoblue4ever J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin 62%
15 Miami Dolphins chucka Mike Pouncey OG/C Florida 54%
16 Jacksonville Jaguars NorthLeft12 Cam Newton QB Auburn 62%
17 New England Patriots (From OAK) Mavyrk Tyron Smith OT USC 70%
18 San Diego Chargers sgdbw90 Muhammad Wilkerson DT Temple 48%
19 New York Giants Elfuego51 Corey Liuget DT Illinois 48%
Tampa Bay Buccaneers lions_sucker Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa 74%
21 Kansas City Chiefs
Nate D. Ryan Kerrigan DE Purdue 78%
22 Indianapolis Colts
Lionsfan8 Stephen Paea DT Oregon State 57%
23 Philadelphia Eagles
n4ry4 Jimmy Smith CB Colorado 83%
24 New Orleans Saints
davis0169 Brandon Harris CB Miami (FL) 44%
25 Seattle Seahawks
Forty Handz Aaron Williams CB Texas 36%
26 Baltimore Ravens
TonyDC Anthony Castonzo OT Boston College 69%
27 Atlanta Falcons
ATL Lion Justin Houston DE/LB Georgia 66%
28 New England Patriots Mavyrk Akeem Ayers LB UCLA 71%
29 Chicago Bears
The Profiler Marvin Austin DT North Carolina 54%
30 New York Jets Joel Korson Cam Heyward DE/DT Ohio State 64%
31 Pittsburgh Steelers
BtotheLT Derek Sherrod OT Mississippi State 84%
32 Green Bay Packers
Gyorick Nate Solder OT Colorado 80%

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