The 2015 NFL Draft is nearly upon us. In just a few weeks, hundreds of former college players will be brought into the NFL. They will sink or swim based on where they fall on draft day and how hard they work after.
Unlike other sports, players drafted in the first round are expected to compete for a starting job right away, and players drafted in the latter rounds are still expected to contribute early and often. Every player has a role and every team has a need. When the two matchup — that becomes the sweet spot of success.
As the 2015 NFL Draft rapidly approaches, let’s take a look at the last five years worth of draft picks in the current draft slot of the four NFC South teams, including the team with the top pick.