Washington got some of the highest scores this year after landing Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen in the first round. That’s not the only reason why Washington’s report card is peppered with As. Running back Samaje Perine, a fourth-round pick, was well-liked.
Did the Titans do enough in this draft to push for an AFC South title? That’s what one grader believes after the Titans picked up wide receiver Corey Davis and cornerback Adoree’ Jackson in the first round. Fifth-round pick Jayon Brown got some kudos because of his coverage ability as a linebacker and his special teams play.
Another year, another draft where Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome collects praise for his moves. Baltimore’s defense-heavy draft where the first four picks came on that side of the ball was well-liked. The value of defensive lineman Chris Wormley stands out in this class.
The Bills got credit from dropping down from the No. 10 pick and acquiring a first-round pick in 2018. Finding starters with their first two selections was also praised.
The Bengals went old school and didn’t use Palmer at all during his rookie season despite his status as their No. 1 overall pick. It was a smart decision, because Jon Kitna played well taking every snap in 2003. Palmer, however, was named the starter right away in 2004.
The Broncos were bad in 2010, and they were off to a bad start in 2011, too, until Kyle Orton lost his starting job to Tebow in Week 5. The Broncos won seven of their next eight games and won their division with an 8-8 record. Then came the famous OT win over the Steelers. Tebow mania was fun while it lasted, but Denver eventually moved on when it realize Tebow’s climax as an NFL quarterback Quality Cheap Jerseys had come and gone.