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Here’s What Every No. 1 Pick In The NFL Draft This Century Is Doing Now

Here's what every No. 1 overall draft pick since the 2000 NFL Draft is doing these days.

For the most part, No. 1 picks in the NFL Draft have gone on to have successful careers in the league. Since 2000, 11 of the 17 No. 1 overall picks have made at least one Pro Bowl. That isn't bad considering the NFL Draft—not to mention the pre-draft player analyses—can often times be nothing more than a crap shoot, and it's impossible to tell how players will pan out. With that in mind, let's see what all the No. 1 overall draft picks of the past 17 years are up to in 2017.

2000 — Courtney Brown, DE, Cleveland Browns

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Brown only spent six seasons in the NFL, and even then, he only managed to play a full season once. Despite being a physical freak in college at Penn State, he never quite lived up to the hype that had been built around him. According to Business Insider, Brown now does missionary work in the Dominican Republic.

2001 — Michael Vick, QB, Atlanta Falcons

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Vick spent six seasons on the Atlanta Falcons before being suspended for two years following involvement in a dog-fighting operation. Upon his return in 2009, he was signed by the Eagles where he spent five seasons. Eventually, he was reduced to a back-up role, and he went to the Jets and Steelers before retiring in February 2017 after spending all of 2016 as a free agent.

2002 —David Carr, QB, Houston Texans

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Carr was released after five seasons with the Texans, where he bounced around from team to team as a backup until his retirement in 2013. After his career in the NFL, Carr became the offensive coordinator for the football team at Bakersfield Christian High School, where his younger brother, Darren, is the head coach.

2003 — Carson Palmer, QB, Cincinnati Bengals

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After seven seasons with the Bengals and two with the Raiders, Palmer was traded to the Arizona Cardinals prior to the 2013 season. He's been the starting quarterback since, but 2016 saw a steep drop-off in production for the 37-year-old signal caller. There was speculation that he might retire, but Palmer has publicly refuted the rumors and said he will return for the 2017 season. He has two years remaining on his contract.

2004 — Eli Manning, QB, San Diego Chargers

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As most are aware, Manning was traded on draft night to the Giants, where he has since flourished as their starting quarterback. Two Super Bowl wins and four Pro Bowl selections later, he's still their star signal-caller. He's the active leader for most consecutive starts by an NFL quarterback (205).

2005 — Alex Smith, QB, San Francisco 49ers

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Smith was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs following the 2013 season, and Smith has been the starting quarterback ever since. He was a Pro Bowl selection in 2016, and has led the Chiefs to a playoff berth three out of his four seasons in Kansas City. In 2016 he set a career-high in passing, throwing for 3,502 yards.

2006 — Mario Williams, DE, Houston Texans

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Williams is currently a free agent, and spent his 2016 season with the Miami Dolphins where he was eventually released. He was most recently a Pro Bowl selection in 2014, which suggests there might be some gas left in the tank for the 6-foot-6, 300-pound defensive end.

2007 — JaMarcus Russell, QB, Oakland Raiders

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Russell was cut after just three years with the Raiders, but attempted a comeback in 2013 where he reportedly had a "solid" showing in front of the Chicago Bears. Ultimately, he garnered little interest and was not signed. Most recently he attempted another comeback in 2016, writing letters to all 32 teams, even suggesting that he'd play for free. No team responded.

2008 — Jake Long, OT, Miami Dolphins

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Long retired from the NFL in April 2017 after eight season in the league. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection, and played for the Dolphins, Rams Falcons and Vikings. He now intends to pursue a career in real estate or business.

2009 — Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions

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Stafford remains the starting quarterback for the Detroit Lions and in 2016 recorded his sixth consecutive season throwing for at least 4,000 yards. He broke Peyton Manning's record for most fourth-quarter comebacks in a season with eight total comebacks.

2010 — Sam Bradford, QB, St. Louis Rams

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Bradford is currently the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, after being traded from the Eagles where he spent his 2015 season. He had arguably the best year of his career in 2016, throwing 20 touchdowns and just five interceptions while completing 71.6 percent of his passes—an NFL record.

2011 — Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers

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After a 2015 season that saw Newton win his first NFL MVP award and reach his first Super Bowl, Newton regressed in 2016 with the Panthers and saw his passing numbers drop significantly. Despite throwing 35 touchdowns th e year before, he threw only 19 in 2016, and the Panthers missed the playoffs with a lackluster defense and running game.

2012 — Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts

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After an injury-plagued 2015 campaign with the Indianapolis Colts, Luck rebounded with a 4,000 yard passing season in 2016 where he threw 31 touchdowns and just 13 interceptions. He set a career-high in completion percentage at 63.5 as well.

2013 — Eric Fisher, OT, Kansas City Chiefs

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Fisher still plays for the Kansas City Chiefs, and signed a 4-year contract extension worth $48 million with the team following the 2016 season. Instead of playing right tackle—like he did in college—he now plays at left tackle.

2014 — Jadeveon Clowney, DE, Houston Texans

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Clowney plays for the Houston Texans and was named to the 2016 Pro Bowl following a breakout season. He recorded a career high 16 tackles for a loss and 52 tackles, lining up everywhere from defensive end, defensive tackle and outside linebacker.

2015 — Jameis Winston, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Winston is currently the starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and was named to a Pro Bowl in his rookie season (2015). He threw for 4,090 yards, 28 touchdowns with 18 interceptions in his second-year campaign.

2016 — Jared Goff, QB, Los Angeles Rams

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Goff currently plays quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams. In his rookie season, he started seven games and completed 112-of-205 passes for 1,089 yards and five touchdowns with seven interceptions.