NFL Draft

2017 AFC West Draft Grades

Kansas City Chiefs First-Round Pick: Patrick Mahomes-Quarterback-Texas Tech Best Pick: Patrick Mahomes Grade: B- Patrick Mahomes II It didn't take the Kansas City Chiefs that long to make a splash at the 2017 National Football League Draft when they moved up 17 spots in the first round to select Texas Tech Red Raiders [...]

2017 NFC North Draft Grades

Green Bay Packers First-Round Pick: (N/A) Best Pick: Round Seven-Malachi Dupre-Wide Receiver-LSU Grade: B The Green Bay Packers are hardly ever in contention when it comes to signing the top-tier free agents which means that their focus is always on the National Football League Draft in regards to making roster upgrades. That was once again [...]

2017 NFC South Draft Grades

Atlanta Falcons First-Round Pick: Takkarist McKinley-Outside Linebacker-UCLA Best Pick: Takkarist McKinley Grade: B- The sting of the Super Bowl loss is still fresh for the Atlanta Falcons, but nobody is going to feel sorry for them in the National Football League. The Falcons have been attempting to put it all together this off-season in regards [...]

2017 AFC East Draft Grades

New England Patriots First-Round Pick: (N/A) Best Pick: (N/A) Grade: D It was very difficult to give the New England Patriots a quality grade for the 2017 National Football League Draft due to the fact that they were not that active. The Patriots only had four selections in the draft as the result of trades [...]

2017 AFC South Draft Grades

Houston Texans First-Round Pick: Deshaun Watson-Quarterback-Clemson Best Pick: Deshaun Watson Grade: A Each of the last two years has seen the Houston Texans with the AFC South, and their productivity at the 2017 National Football League Draft could make them the team to beat in this division for years to come. In a bold move [...]

2017 NFC East Draft Grades

Dallas Cowboys First-Round Pick: Taco Charlton-Defensive End-Michigan Best Pick: Taco Charlton Grade: B The 2016 National Football League season saw the Dallas Cowboys go 13-3 en route to winning the NFC East Championship. However the Cowboys have still been unable to advance past the second round of the playoffs since winning the Super Bowl at [...]

2017 AFC North Draft Grades

Pittsburgh Steelers First-Round Pick: T.J. Watt-Outside Linebacker-Wisconsin Best Pick: T.J. Watt Grade: A No team in the history of the National Football League has won more Super Bowl Titles than the six in which the Pittsburgh Steelers possess, and the most recent edition of the NFL Draft illustrated why. While some teams entered the National [...]

2017 NFL Mock Draft 4.0

1. Cleveland Browns-Myles Garrett-Defensive End-Texas A&M It will be very hard to mess up this selection, but nothing is impossible when it comes to futility for the Cleveland Browns. 2. San Francisco 49ers-Solomon Thomas-Defensive End-Stanford Offense sells tickets and wins games, but defense wins championships. New 49ers general manager John Lynch is a defensive minded [...]

A Golden Opportunity

After the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl at the conclusion of the 2009 National Football League season, they suffered a pair of heartbreaking postseason losses in 2010 and 2011 respectfully. Since then the Saints have only had one playoff appearance which can be traced back to the organization's punishment for "Bountygate" which saw [...]