The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft has come to a close, and honestly, I haven't quite made sense of it yet. Nor has Mike Mayock's translator. Maybe you have, but I need some Bagel Bites and shut-eye before I can truly assess these undertakings, starting with Carolina boring us and taking bookworm Cam Newton.
1 - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn, to the Carolina Panthers.
2 - Von Miller, LB, Texas A&M, to the Denver Broncos
3 - Marcel Dareus, DT, Alabama, to the Buffalo Bills.
4 - A,J. Green, WR, Georgia, to the Cincinnati Bengals.
5 - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU to the Arizona Cardinals
6 Julio Jones, WR, Alabama, to the Atlanta Falcons in a trade with the Cleveland Browns. The Falcons gave up their 2011 second- and fourth-round pick, as well as a 2012 first- and fourth-round pick.
7 Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri, to the San Francisco 49ers
8 Jake Locker, QB, Washington, to the Tennessee Titans.
9.Tyron Smith, OT, USC to the Dallas Cowboys
10. Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri, to the Jacksonville Jaguars in a trade with the Washington Redskins. The Redskins get the 16th and 49th overall picks.
11. J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin, to the Houston Texans
12 Christian Ponder, QB Florida State, to the Minnesota Vikings.
13. Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn, to the Detroit Lions.
14 Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina, to the St. Louis Rams.
15. Mike Pouncey OL, Florida, to the Miami Dolphins
16. Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue, to the Washington Redskins
17. Nate Soldier, OT, Colorado, to the New England Patriots
18. Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois, to the San Diego Chargers
19. Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska, to the New York Giants
20. Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
21. Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor, to the Cleveland Browns in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs pick up the No. 27 pick and the Browns' third-round selection.
22. Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College, to the Indianapolis Colts
23. Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor, to the Philadelphia Eagles
24. Cameron Jordan, DE, California, to the New Orleans Saints
25. James Carpenter, OL, Alabama, to the Seattle Seahawks
26. Jonathan Baldwin, WR, Pittsburgh, to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Ravens ran out of time and the Chiefs leapfrogged them.
27. Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado, to the Baltimore Ravens
28. Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama, to the New Orleans Saints. The New England Patriots will receive a 2012 first-round pick.
29. Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin, to the Chicago Bears
30. Muhammad Wilkerson, DE, Temple, to the New York Jets
31. Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State, to the Pittsburgh Steelers
32. Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State, to the Green Bay Packers