Complete NFL Draft 2011 First-Round Results: Jake Locker, Nick Fairley Among Biggest Surprises

The 2011 NFL Draft's confounding first round is in the books. It started off sensically enough, with Carolina, Denver, Buffalo and Cincinnati taking exactly who they'd been widely mocked -- Cam Newton, Von Miller, Marcell Dareus and A.J. Green respectively. The Cardinals picking up Patrick Peterson didn't likely blow too many minds either.

But then! The Atlanta Falcons traded a darn slew of picks to the Cleveland Browns for Julio Jones, and everything thus went completely off the rails. Aldon Smith went to San Francisco much earlier than expected, as did Jake Locker to Tennessee. The Jaguars followed with the second trade, dealing with Washington for Blaine Gabbert, continuing a QB run that concluded when Minnesota picked Christian Ponder.

Amid all the shuffle, one-time No. 1 pick projection Nick Fairley slid all the way to Detroit at No. 13, where he'll be paired with fellow monstrosity Ndamukong Suh. It was a record crop of defensive linemen overall, with 12 going in total -- and that excludes Da'Quan Bowers and Justin Houston, both of whom fell to round two. In all the ham, Baltimore even missed handing in a pick, causing a logjam.

Two other trades went down, with the Browns dealing with the Chiefs for Phil Taylor and the Pats picking up a haul from the Saints for Mark Ingram.

Round two picks up Friday at 6 pm ET. Here's the complete list of round one picks:

Team Pick
1 Carolina Panthers Cam Newton, Auburn QB
2 Denver Broncos Von Miller, Texas A&M LB
3 Buffalo Bills Marcell Dareus, Alabama DL
4 Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green, Georgia WR
5 Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson, LSU CB
6 Atlanta Falcons Julio Jones, Alabama WR
7 San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith, Missouri DE
8 Tennessee Titans Jake Locker, Washington QB
9 Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith, USC OT
10 Jacksonville Jaguars Blaine Gabbert, Missouri QB
11 Houston Texans J.J. Watt, Wisconsin DE
12 Minnesota Vikings Christian Ponder, FSU QB
13 Detroit Lions Nick Fairley, Auburn DT
14 St. Louis Rams Robert Quinn, UNC DE
15 Miami Dolphins Mike Pouncey, Florida OL
16 Washington Redskins Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue DE
17 New England Patriots Nate Solder, Colorado OL
18 San Diego Chargers Corey Liuget, Illinois DT
19 New York Giants Prince Amukamara, Nebraska CB
20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Adrian Clayborn, Iowa DE
21 Cleveland Browns Phil Taylor, Baylor DT
22 Indianapolis Colts Anthony Castonzo, Boston College OT
23 Philadelphia Eagles Danny Watkins, Baylor OL
24 New Orleans Ssaints Cameron Jordan, Cal DE
25 Seattle Seahawks James Carpenter, Alabama OL
26 Kansas City Chiefs Jonathan Baldwin, Pitt WR
27 Baltimore Ravens Jimmy Smith, Colorado CB
28 New Orleans Saints Mark Ingram, Alabama RB
29 Chicago Bears Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin OT
30 New York Jets Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple DT
31 Pittsburgh Steelers Cam Heyward, Ohio State DL
32 Green Bay Packers Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State OT

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