Players who were chosen as the third overall pick in the NFL draft since 2000:
2010 -- DT Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Showed star potential before season-ending injury.
2009 -- DE Tyson Jackson, Kansas City Chiefs: Only one sack and 17 starts in two years.
2008 -- QB Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons: Led team to two playoff appearances in three years.
2007 -- LT Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns: Starter from Day One, perennial Pro Bowler.
2006 -- QB Vince Young, Tennessee Titans: A playmaker and winner, but team is cutting ties with him.
2005 -- WR Braylon Edwards, Cleveland Browns: Flashes of brilliance, but no sustained excellence.
2004 -- WR Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals: Record-setting '08 postseason solidified elite status.
2003 -- WR Andre Johnson, Houston Texans: An athletic freak and most physically dominant wideout in the NFL.
2002 -- QB Joey Harrington, Detroit Lions: After four pedestrian seasons, Lions sent him packing.
2001 -- DT Gerald Warren, Cleveland Browns: A 10-year starter for four teams, but no Pro Bowl appearances.
2000 -- LT Chris Samuels, Washington Redskins: Six-time Pro Bowler's brilliant career ended by neck injury.