Infographic: Which team had the most productive 2011 NFL Draft?
The 2011 draft class featured big names like Cam Newton, Von Miller and J.J. Watt. But did a great first-round pick equate to success for teams? We examine the class through the prism of snap counts to find out in the following interactive graphic.
More on the 2011 Draft: Re-examining the 2011 draft three years later
The 2011 draft class had some pretty big names go early. Guys like Cam Newton, Von Miller, Julio Jones, Aldon Smith and J.J. Watt went early and are all on perennial Pro Bowl, if not Hall of Fame tracts.
But how to properly assess each team's 2011 draft class? We tabulated snap counts to paint that picture. While snap counts don't necessarily indicate an All-Pro NFL career (see: Little, Greg), it often indicates productivity (see: Kelce, Jason).
Play around with the interactive graphic below and be sure to cross-examine it with our more subjective approach to re-examining the 2011 NFL Draft (via Pete Prisco). Also, for purely comedic value, be sure to check out the knee-jerk draft grades done back in 2011.
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