Earlier today, I wrote about the teams I thought were winners in the opening round of the draft. Now, it's time to look at the big losers from the first day of the draft. As with the winners, the list is in order of when the teams made their picks. With that, let's jump right in.
In a quarterback driven league, the Miami Dolphins needed a better option than David Garrard who didn't play at all in 2011. The Dolphins most definitely overdrafted Ryan Tannehill, but frankly, if they didn't someone else would have. Miami, like the Browns were later in the round, was put in a position where it had to overdraft a quarterback. That fact speaks volumes about the failure of the Dolphins front office in building a good football team.
St. Louis Rams
This one comes with a bit of an asterisk. I love the Rams' trade to move from 2nd overall to 6th overall, but this list is who lost on day 1 of the draft, not the entire process. The Rams misfortunes began when...