NFL Draft Grades: New York Giants – Missed on some Needs

The New York Giants finished 11-5 and lost in the playoffs to the Green Bay Packers. They were good in the air on offense and their defense was much improved. But the Giants had some holes to fill in the draft still. I will list them in no particular order.  Offensive Line, Linebacker, Tight End, Defensive… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: New York Giants – Missed on some Needs

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NFL Draft Grades: San Francisco 49ers – John Lynch Building a Defense

The San Francisco 49ers is a team that needs everything. From the starting QB all the way down to the safety on the back end. The 2017 NFL Draft could offer them some help. It was very deep in many of the areas in which the 49ers were in need. How did the 49ers do… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: San Francisco 49ers – John Lynch Building a Defense

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NFL Draft Grades: Philadelphia Eagles – Defense sets the stage

The weakest defensive position for the Philadelphia Eagles was Cornerback. They opted to fill that hole later in the draft. Instead, they opted for a defensive end with their first pick. Here are their grades Derek Barnett, Defensive End, Tennessee: Round 1 – Pick 14.  (14th overall): Barnett is a Jim Schwartz type of player.  Due… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: Philadelphia Eagles – Defense sets the stage

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NFL Draft Grades: New York Jets – Best Available was the Theme

In order to properly grade the New York Jets and their draft, I will need to review what positions they needed help with. In my opinion, the Jets needed help with these 5 positions in no particular order. Safety O-Line Tight End Quarterback Cornerback So the jets went into the draft with a game plan they… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: New York Jets – Best Available was the Theme

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NFL Draft Grades 2017: The Miami Dolphins Play It Safe In Defensive Draft

Nov 27, 2016; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase looks on in the game against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half at Hard Rock Stadium. The Miami Dolphins defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-24. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins used the 2017 Draft to improve the defense. It was evident about the commitment to that side of the ball with five of the team’s picks were to add starters and depth. As Thomas Galicia of Bleacher Report wrote, “The hope with this year’s draft is that Miami can continue to build… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades 2017: The Miami Dolphins Play It Safe In Defensive Draft

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NFL Draft Grades: Los Angeles Rams – Needed Focus at Other Positions

The NFC West for the past two years has been a two-team race. For the Los Angeles Rams, however, the times are changing. They have a young franchise QB, a solid defense, and a new young head coach. The need is to get weapons and keep the young QB, Jared Goff on his feet. Were… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: Los Angeles Rams – Needed Focus at Other Positions

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2017 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers Review

It is often one’s dream to play for his hometown team, especially for Wisconsin’s Vince Biegel. He often fantasized about playing for his beloved Green Bay Packers. Within a few minutes of the start of Day 3 of the 2017 NFL Draft, Biegel didn’t have to be consumed by make-believe scenarios. The Packers selected him with… Continue reading 2017 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers Review

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NFL Draft Grades: Los Angeles Chargers – Receive Help for Philip Rivers

The Los Angeles Chargers are a team of transition. Not only are they transitioning to a different city, they are transitioning with a new coaching staff. That staff took their first crack at the draft this year. How well did they do? Let us look at the Chargers 2017 NFL Draft. Round One Mike Williams… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: Los Angeles Chargers – Receive Help for Philip Rivers

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2017 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Draft Review

Before the 2017 NFL Draft began, all was quiet. There was no buzz, there was no juice, there was nothing really happening outside the occasional rumor mill buzzing. Then came draft night and the Chicago Bears. They brought new meaning to the phrase “On The Move”. It would be the overriding theme of the Bears draft.… Continue reading 2017 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Draft Review

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NFL Draft Grades: Kansas City Chiefs – The Future Looks Bright

Coming into the 2017 NFL Draft, many consider the Kansas City Chiefs the team to beat in the AFC West. After all, they are the reigning division champions. However, if not for an injury to Oakland Raiders star QB, Derek Carr, we would be talking about them as the champions. Nevertheless, the Chiefs are a… Continue reading NFL Draft Grades: Kansas City Chiefs – The Future Looks Bright

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