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Plenty of good picks in 2011, but just as many questionable decisions
The 2011 NFL draft is in the books, and after digesting all 254 picks, here's my look at the best and most questionable move by every team.
Best move: Taking Marcell Dareus
Yes, the Bills were fortunate he was around at No. 3 because, in my opinion, he was the best player in the draft. Dareus is a centerpiece they can build their defense around. He gives defensive coordinator George Edwards a lot of flexibility. Edwards mixes it up with this fronts and Dareus has the ability to play just about every position along the front.
Most questionable move: Failing to address their quarterback need
The Bills had an opportunity to bring in someone -- Andy Dalton and Colin Kaepernick were still on the board when they selected CB Aaron Williams in the second round -- to fill the need. It would have been a great year to develop a player for 2012, when they hope to be competing for a playoff spot.
Which teams nailed the early rounds and which ones reached for players too early' Who found values and who failed to make the most of their mid- and late-round picks' Todd McShay has the answers for ESPN Insiders.
2011 NFL DRAFT
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