Receiver Christian Kirk came in the second round and running back Chase Edmonds in the fourth, and both have been solid players. Scouts and general managers have called the 2018 NFL draft class average, but we still have questions. How I did: I said they took the cleanest player in the draft in Nelson, but I still thought it was high for a guard. The Skinny: They traded their first-round pick to move up to get Deshaun Watson the year before and they traded their second to Cleveland to dump the contract of Brock Osweiler. The lone starter is first-round pick Kolton Miller, who is their starting left tackle. Third-round safety Tarvarius Moore, fourth-round defensive tackle Kentavius Street and sixth-round safety Marcell Harris are reserves, although Harris has 13 starts in his career. The Skinny: They had nine picks in the draft and one is a definite starter in 2021, that being first-round left tackle Isaiah Wynn. Fifth-round tackle Tyrell Crosby has 18 starts. Hall, who was waived last summer. It wasn't. How I did: I questioned the decision to take Darnold, which has played out since he's now in Carolina. NFL DRAFT DATE, TIME. As Charlie Campbell reported, some teams have Derwin James rated ahead of Minkah Fitzpatrick. Seventh-round linebacker Matthew Adams is a backup with nine starts and is also a key special teams player, while fellow seventh-round linebacker Zaire Franklin made two starts last season. I liked the Miller pick, but thought Key would be a steal. But they made amends by taking tackle Orlando Brown in the third round -- he was traded to the Chiefs but is a good player -- and they added starting tight end Mark Andrews later in the third round. I loved the pick of O'Neill in the second and I mentioned Holmes as a nice depth player on the defensive line. I liked that they picked receivers on Day 3, but questioned taking a punter in the fifth, which has played true. How I did: I praised the move to take Moore, who I thought was the best receiver in the class. I thought taking Bryan would work out as depth, and it didn't. The NFL reported an average viewership of 6.1 million across all ESPN and NFL outlets carrying coverage, up from the composite average of 5.5 million in 2018, and estimated that at least 47.5 million viewers watched coverage at some point during the draft. He wasn't ready to handle the responsibility of being a starter in the NFL. I thought O'Daniel would help the defense, but he's played sparingly. They then took linebacker Darius Leonard in the second, and he's been a star on their defense. The hate stems mostly from draft grades being done the day of or the Monday after the draft, with immediacy being a trend and the way bosses and click-masters like it. The 2018 NFL Draft Redraft 1) Cleveland Browns: Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville. How did QBs from the 2018 NFL Draft fare? Of course, if you would like our NFL experts to tell you how smart (or stupid) your team's picks were, we have you covered with our pick-by-pick analysis for the entire draft, as well as draft grades to determine the winners and losers. Speaks played in just four games for the Chiefs after having a season-ending knee injury in 2019. How I did: As usual, I didn't like the idea of taking a back second overall. It gave us the three players who won a playoff game in the 2020 season, one former MVP, and an AFC championship runner-up this past season. I thought Shepherd could be a player, and he has eight starts in three seasons. That's why this is a regrade of the 2018 draft, looking back and evaluating and giving a new grade to all 32 teams. Every time I sit down to write a redraft piece, it feels like the... 2) New York Giants: Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming. I loved Thomas in the fourth-round, but he hasn't played close to what I expected him to do. But first-round running back Sony Michel and fifth-round linebacker Ja'Whaun Bentley have started and can again this season. Third-round defensive lineman Raheem Green has been a solid rotation player. I said Rudolph might be the quarterback of the future -- he isn't -- and I liked the pick of Samuel as a versatile back for them. They missed on corner Isaac Yiadom, who is now with the Giants. The fans were right. I thought he'd be just a solid quarterback, which was what he was with the Jets. I liked the pick of Smith in the third. They traded their first to land receiver Brandin Cooks from the Patriots and traded the second to get Sammy Watkins for a year. Here’s a look back at each of the NY Giants’ selections made during the 2018 NFL Draft, and what could have been with each pick: Round 1 – Pick No. They are second-round guard Connor Williams and third-round receiver Michael Gallup, who is actually the third receiver. The Colts killed it from start to finish, landing All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson, linebacker Darius Leonard and a host of other players who contribute and start. I thought they should have taken Bradley Chubb over Ward, but both have battled injuries. A torn ACL suffered in 2019 has slowed that growth. The rest of the draft gave them nose tackle Nathan Shepherd in the third, tight end Chris Herndon in the fourth and defensive tackle Folorunso Fatukasi in the fifth. Below are the results from Rounds 1-7 of the NFL Draft with pick number, team, player, position and school, minus the analysis and draft grades. Second-round safety Jessie Bates is a good player on the back end, while third-round defensive end Sam Hubbard is a quality starter. There were 11 quarterbacks taken, highlighted by Baker … Fourth-round tight end Will Dissley is the starter heading into this season. It was an odd opinion, considering many NFL front offices thought the draft class was one of the best in recent memory. The Skinny: The Broncos had 10 picks and three of those will be starters in 2021. Pete Prisco grades every first-round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. Third-round defensive tackle Derrick Nandi is a good starting player, but that's it from this draft in terms of starters, although third-round linebacker Dorian O'Daniel and fourth-round safety Armani Watts are backups. Despite the hate, we still do them anyway. With the NFL Combine in the books, it’s a perfect time for a mock draft. That didn't happen. How I did: I thought taking Hughes was a good move, but that hasn't worked out. Of the seven other picks, the only one still on the roster is second-round running back Nick Chubb, who is a Pro Bowl player. How I did: I liked the pick of Reid, who I said would add to the back end. Fourth-round safety Kyzir White has made a nice transition to linebacker, where he started 11 games last year. Walker has been good, while Crosby has starting experience but is likely headed to the bench this season. The … NFL Draft Tracker- see NFL Draft picks live by round. They did well with the limited number of picks. They then traded up into the second round to take edge player Breeland Speaks from Ole Miss, a player who was cut last year. Chark has become a quality player who could make a big leap forward with Trevor Lawrence in as the quarterback. I also liked fifth-round defensive tackle Maurice Hurst, who is now in San Francisco after being waived this year. How I did: I liked the pick of Ragnow in the first, but I also thought Johnson would be a star. Just like the team. by Tyler422 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle . Hill has been a rotational player. They did get tight end Jordan Akins later in the third and backup receiver Keke Coutee in the fifth. Corner Mike Hughes came in the first round. Third-round guard Braden Smith made a nice transition to being their starting right tackle the past three seasons. I questioned trading up to take Dickson, but they hit that one in a big way. Fourth-round pick Brian Allen could be the starting center this year, although they could move guard Austin Blythe inside to that spot, while fellow fourth-round pick John Franklin-Myers is now with the Jets, where he started two games last season. The other six picks are no longer on the roster. That's it. Second-round guard Will Hernandez has been a solid starter, while third-round edge Lorenzo Carter has started 19 games in three seasons, but he is coming off an Achilles' tendon injury. The only other player on the roster from that draft is seventh-round guard Will Clapp, who is a reserve. How I did: I said Davenport fills a need, but needed some seasoning. I did like the pick of Hernandez and thought they added some solid players in Hill and Carter. Starting safety DeShon Elliott and starting guard/center Bradley Bozeman both came in the sixth round. I also liked the pick of Street, who was coming off a torn ACL in pre-draft workouts. How I did: I thought they had a really good draft, and it's been a little short of that. I liked the pick of Jewell for special-teams reasons, but he has outperformed that. Looking back at the 2018 NFL draft with the benefit of hindsight, it is safe to say if a re-draft happened, things would unfold dramatically differently. 7:56 am ET, Patriots offseason hub: Latest news, rumors, Packers offseason hub: Latest news, rumors, draft picks, Bucs' Trask already impressing at rookie minicamp, Giants sign Kelvin Benjamin and Corey Clement, 2022 Super Bowl odds, predictions, bets, picks, Jags have Lawrence on pitch count in minicamp, Regrading the 2018 NFL Draft: Colts, Bucs get 'A+', Predicting every 2021 NFL division winner, Winners, losers from '21 schedule release, Trask already impressing, Arians gives rave review, Giants sign Benjamin, who'll work as a TE, and Clement, Jaguars' Etienne will spend rookie minicamp at WR, Brady describes offseason knee surgery as 'serious'. Barkley is the best player in the 2018 NFL Draft, regardless of position. They whiffed on second-round receiver Dante Pettis. Pete Prisco analyzed each pick from Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft… They landed four starters in that draft. Rusty Costanza/Associated Press. I liked the pick of Nwosu and thought Jones would be able to help the run defense. The Skinny: They traded out of the first round in a deal with Baltimore, and then made tight end Dallas Goedert their pick in the second round. Here are the complete 2018 NFL Draft results with pick number, team, player, position and school, minus the analysis and draft grades. They are first-round defensive tackle Vita Vea, second-round corner Carlton Davis, third-round guard Alex Cappa and fourth-round safety Jordan Whitehead. Support Sporcle. The starters are linebacker Roquan Smith (first round), guard James Daniels (second round) and fifth-round nose Bilal Nichols. The Skinny: The 49ers had nine picks in the draft and two will be starters in 2021. Some of it was bad. Heading into the 2018 NFL Draft, it was expected that the Dallas Cowboys would target someone on the defensive side of the football. From the start of Day 1, continuing on to Day 2 and finishing up on Day 3, we start to track all the best available players left in the 2018 NFL Draft. Of the five other picks, only punter Logan Cooke will be a starter this season. The Skinny: They had nine picks in the draft and three are on the roster, with just one a starter. I thought Walker was a good pick and Crosby would be a steal. Second-round corner Josh Jackson hasn't worked out, which is why they needed to take another corner in the first-round this year. Second-round running back Kerryon Johnson didn't work out and he was waived last week, picked up by the Eagles. First-round safety Derwin James is coming off a torn meniscus that cost him his 2020 season, but he flashed star power when he was on the field in 2018 as a rookie. Terrell Edmunds was seen as a surprising choice at the time, and he’s dealt with his fair share of criticism in his Steelers’ career. They traded first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steelers for a first-round pick, so they did get value back for him. I thought using a second-round pick on corner Duke Dawson was too high, and he is now in Denver. Re-Drafting the 2018 NFL Draft 1. I liked Gesicki as a pass-catching tight end and thought Baker's speed would add a nice element to the defense. He's flashed at times, but injures have hurt him. Second-round receiver James Washington has been mostly a backup, as has third-round quarterback Mason Rudolph. He has been solid, but he isn't as good as Josh Allen, who they passed on taking. The Skinny: The Dolphins had eight picks in this draft, but only four remain with the team. I liked Settle as a down player. Four QB's were taken in the top 10, five in the first-round. In the process, I grade myself. Corner Denzel Ward came with the fourth pick. Penny has flashed, but a bad knee injury in 2019 really impacted his play. How I did: I questioned the pick of Price because he was coming off a torn pec muscle injury suffered at the combine. Fifth-round safety Dane Cruikshank is mostly a special-teams player, although he could get some time at safety this year. That's about it from this draft. Sports Quiz / 2018 NFL Draft Random Sports or NFL Quiz Can you name every pick of the 2018 NFL Draft? He was my top quarterback in that draft. I didn't like the move to trade the pick for Richardson. Fifth-round safety Siran Neal is a backup. I thought fourth-round pick Antonio Callloway could be a star, but he had off-field issues. Seventh-round kick returner Richie James has had some big plays as a reserve and returner. 2018 NFL Draft Results - Round 3 The 2018 NFL draft is finally here and the first three-rounds are in the books. I did say the class was limited by moving up for Watson, which I thought was the right move to make. The Skinny: The Jets traded up from the sixth spot to the third spot to land quarterback Sam Darnold. Fourth-round corner Anthony Averett has seven starts in three seasons. But I also liked the pick of Rankin, which is a miss. How I did: I thought Edmunds would add a physical style to the back end, while I didn't like the pick of Washington in the second. Sixth-round receiver Cedric Wilson is a backup. He's been a good player, but he's battled through some injuries. How I did: I liked both picks in the first round, but said both came with injury concerns. The 2018 NFL Draft wrapped up on Saturday with 256 players landing with new teams.. Go Orange. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. They got a nice backup tight end in Dalton Schultz in the fourth round and backup pass rusher Dorance Armstrong in the same round. He is far from it, which is why they used a first-round pick on edge Payton Thomas this year. He's started just seven games in three seasons and had two starts last season because of a neck injury. Third-round edge Jalyn Holmes is a rotational player, while fourth-round tight end Tyler Conklin is a backup. They traded their second (to get Carson Wentz in 2016) and their third (to get corner Ronald Darby). They are first-round right tackle Mike McGlinchy and third-round linebacker Fred Warner, who is one of the best in the NFL. I am guilty of doing draft grades right after the draft, knowing full well they will annoy the masses, and even some of the teams. section: | slug: regrading-the-2018-nfl-draft-colts-buccaneers-get-perfect-marks-cardinals-fall-from-b-to-d | sport: football | route: article_single.us | The other four picks from 2018 are still on the roster, with starting nickel corner Avonte Maddox coming in the fourth round. 256 picks later, the 2018 NFL draft is a wrap. ... 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