Kerrigan one of 9 first-rounders to start all 16 games

Kerrigan one of 9 first-rounders to start all 16 games
February 14, 2012, 11:34 am
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The Redskins were the rare NFL team last year that had all of their 2011 draft picks still in the organization at the end of the season.

But taking a look at the first round, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan was one of only nine players to start all 16 games. Fourteen of the 32 picks played in every game.

Kerrigan did not miss a defensive snap during the Redskins 5-11 season.

Heres a look at how much the first round picks played:

Played and started all 16: Kerrigan (No. 16, Redskins), Cam Newton (No. 1, Carolina), Patrick Peterson (No. 5, Arizona), Tyron Smith (No. 9, Dallas), J.J. Watt (No. 11, Houston), Mike Pouncey (No. 15, Miami), Adrian Clayborn (No. 20, Tampa Bay), Phil Taylor (No. 21, Cleveland) and Muhammad Wilkerson (No. 30, Jets).

The others: Von Miller (No. 2, Denver, 15 games15 starts), Marcel Dareus (No. 3, Buffalo, 1615), A.J. Green (No. 4, Cincinnati, 1515), Julio Jones (No. 6, Atlanta, 1313); Aldon Smith (No. 7, San Francisco, 160), Jake Locker (No. 8, Tennessee, 50), Blaine Gabbert (No. 10, Jacksonville, 1514), Christian Ponder (No. 12, Minnesota, 1110), Nick Fairley (No. 13,Detroit, 100), Robert Quinn (No. 14, St. Louis, 141), Nate Solder (No. 17, New England, 1613), Corey Liuget (No. 18, San Diego, 1513), Prince Amukamara (No. 19, Giants, 70), Anthony Castonzo (No. 22, Indianapolis, 1212), Danny Watkins (No. 23, Philadelphia, 1412), Cam Jordan (No. 24, New Orleans 1615), James Carpenter (No. 25, Seattle, 99), Jonathan Baldwin (No. 26, Kansas City, 113), Jimmy Smith (No. 27, Baltimore, 123), Mark Ingram (No. 28, New Orleans, 104), Gabe Carimi (No. 29, Chicago, 22), Cameron Heyward (No. 31, Pittsburgh, 160) and Derek Sherrod (No. 32, Green Bay, 50).