The 2012 NFL draft was loaded with great players like Andrew Luck, Harrison Smith, Chandler Jones, and Luke Kuechly. All four players turned out to be stellar athletes in the NFL. But the headline of the draft was a blockbuster trade that happened before it.
Conklin was named first-team All-Pro as a rookie, erasing any doubts the Titans may have had in taking him over Tunsil. He’s the foundation of a budding Tennessee offensive line and should be a driving force behind the team’s playoff push in 2017. The Michigan State player is the kind of building block who makes his teammates better, earning the rare A+ grade for his team in this year’s re-draft.
Floyd had seven sacks in his rookie year, showcasing the speed and athleticism that made him so dangerous at Georgia. He still has plenty of room to grow but could be a pass-rushing presence in Chicago for years to come.
Apple had a solid enough rookie season, even if he was overshadowed at Wholesale Cheap Jerseys China times by his own mother. He had 41 tackles and an interception last fall but often blended into China Cheap Jerseys Wholesale the background in his first year in the league.
Stanley had a solid rookie campaign and turned out to be a good pick for the Ravens after they passed on Laremy Tunsil at No. 6. Stanley started 12 games for Baltimore last fall, struggling at times but mostly showing the promise that made him a low-risk, high-reward pick in 2016.