Round 1 of the 2011 NFL Draft is in the books. One theme of the first stanza of the annual selection meeting was teams making smart, need-centric picks; there wasn't a single selection last night that didn't make sense on some level for their team.
Every team out there still has holes, however. Here's the top area each team may be looking to address in the second and third rounds this evening.
Arizona Cardinals: OLB
CB Patrick Peterson was an excellent pick for the Cardinals in the first round, but their biggest glaring weakness is at rush linebacker, where youth is sorely lacking.
Atlanta Falcons: DE
The team's bold trade up to select WR Julio Jones has left the team without a second-round pick, so they may not have a chance to properly address their need for help across from John Abraham.
Baltimore Ravens: WR
The Ravens may have gotten the steal of the first round in CB Jimmy Smith, but they still desperately need youth and, more importantly, speed in their receiving corps.
Buffalo Bills: ILB
The Bills took the sensible route at No. 3 in DT Marcell Dareus, but he alone won't fix the league's worst run defense. Depth and talent is a major issue at inside linebacker.
Carolina Panthers: DT
We'd guessed for months that the team would take QB Cam Newton. Now that they've got their franchise quarterback, it's time they started giving Ron Rivera more talent defensively, starting inside.
Chicago Bears: WR
The Bears got their guy in OT Gabe Carimi - who they even tried to trade up for - but more help is needed for Jay Cutler in the form of better skill talent.
Cincinnati Bengals: QB
Cincinnati went value over need with WR A.J. Green, and now they must address their quarterback situation - perhaps with the apple of Jay Gruden's eye, Andy Dalton.
Cleveland Browns: DE
Dick Jauron has two mammoth DTs to build around in Ahtyba Rubin and now Phil Taylor, just as he did in Chicago. The pass rush must still be addressed for the Browns, who have two second-round picks to do it.
Dallas Cowboys: DB
OT Tyron Smith was a very sensible pick with great upside in the Top 10, but their most pressing issue has always been in the secondary. Corner or safety would help.
Denver Broncos: DT
John Elway and John Fox chose the pass rusher (OLB Von Miller) as better value than Dareus, but that doesn't fix the dearth of talent on the interior defensive line.
Detroit Lions: CB
Wow, did the Lions get terrific value in DT Nick Fairley. If this team can scrounge up a starting CB in Round 2, they've got the makings of an outstanding defense.
Green Bay Packers: OLB
OT Derek Sherrod is an excellent fit for the Packers as a long-term left tackle. They'd really be rolling if they found a rush complement for Clay Matthews at some point.
Houston Texans: OLB
DE J.J. Watt was solid value and a great fit for Wade Phillips' system, but more pass rushing prowess is needed - ideally from a stand-up rush linebacker.
Indianapolis Colts: DT
Bill Polian and Peyton Manning have to be thrilled at the addition of OT Anthony Castonzo. Their biggest remaining need, just as in the previous several years, is at defensive tackle.
Jacksonville Jaguars: DE
The Jags made a bold move to go get QB Blaine Gabbert, a very smart investment for that team. Their most pressing short-term issue remains at defensive end, where a pass rusher is coveted.
Kansas City Chiefs: OLB
I firmly believe that the Chiefs addressed their biggest need with WR Jon Baldwin. Nothing is overly pressing at this point, though pass rush help for Tamba Hali should be a priority.
Miami Dolphins: QB
Rather than reach on a quarterback, the Dolphins took the safe, sensible route with OG Mike Pouncey. They still have need for a long-term developmental QB; Colin Kaepernick is a front-runner.
Minnesota Vikings: OL
The Vikings may have reached a little on QB Christian Ponder, but they have their long-term QB nonetheless. Now they need to build him an offensive line.
New England Patriots: OLB
I really like the OT Nate Solder fit here, as he won't need to start immediately. It also addressed a need. Now, more pass rushing punch should be atop their wish list - and they get first dibs at the top of Round 2.
New Orleans Saints: LB
The Saints stole the show, landing DE Cameron Jordan and RB Mark Ingram in Round 1 to address two huge needs. They look like a Super Bowl contender again, with linebacker almost an afterthought need.
New York Giants: OT
CB Prince Amukamara was a smart, high-value pick in a pass-happy division. But the OT position was a mess last year for this team. OG would be a smart investment, as well.
New York Jets: OLB
Rex Ryan got a great value pick in DT Muhammad Wilkerson, who will be molded into the Trevor Pryce role. The Jets still need help at outside linebacker, however.
Oakland Raiders: OL
The only NFL team that has yet to acquire a new player this off-season, Oakland is expected to address their offensive line with their first pick, No. 48 overall.
Philadelphia Eagles: CB
OG Danny Watkins was a solid pick as a plug-and-play starter up front. Jimmy Smith got a lot of play here for good reason: the Eagles have a problem opposite Asante Samuel.
Pittsburgh Steelers: OL
The Steelers are known for constantly replenishing depth defensively, and they did it again with DE Cameron Heyward. That offensive line is still a major problem.
St. Louis Rams: WR
DE Robert Quinn was a terrific value selection and perfect complement to Chris Long, but Julio Jones had been their guy for quite some time. Sam Bradford needs more weapons.
San Diego Chargers: WR
DT Corey Liuget doesn't perfectly fill their need at defensive end, but he's a high-upside player that they'll work with. Now they need to add more speed to their receiving corps.
San Francisco 49ers: CB
DE Aldon Smith, an extremely talented sophomore out of Missouri, will move to rush linebacker for the 49ers. Cornerback is still by far their most pressing short-term need.
Seattle Seahawks: QB
The OG James Carpenter pick was probably the most anti-climactic selection of the evening, and their quarterback situation is still a mess.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: OT
After addressing DE with Adrian Clayborn, the Bucs don't have a lot of pressing needs at the top of their depth chart. Another DE would work, but finding a new RT may be more important.
Tennessee Titans: DL
QB Jake Locker was a mild reach at No. 8, but the Titans now have talent and direction at the game's most important position. Now, they must upgrade their defensive line, at either end or tackle.
Washington Redskins: QB
I liked the DE Ryan Kerrigan fit as a rush linebacker, but was somewhat surprised that Mike Shanahan didn't get his quarterback. That's still priority No. 1 for the Redskins.