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Thor's "Draft Haul" Grades

by Thor Nystrom

17. Jacksonville Jaguars | Draft: 18, UDFA: 13 | 2019 HAUL grade: C+

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.7 Josh Allen ED1 2 78 9.74 Anthony Barr-plus 6'5 262
2.35 Jawaan Taylor OT3 16 n/a n/a Trent Williams 6'5 312
3.69 Josh Oliver TE10 170 44.9 8.21 Austin Hooper 6'5 249
3.98 Quincy Williams SX UR n/a n/a   5'10 225
5.140 Ryquell Armstead RB11 148 24.0 7.77 Jordan Howard 5'11 220
6.178 Gardner Minshew QB12 231 50.7 5.96 Chase Daniel 6'1 225
7.235 Dontavius Russell DL32 348 7.4 3.36 Shamar Stephen 6'3 319
PFA Joe Giles-Harris LB21 200 3.9 3.09 Antonio Morrison 6'2 234
PFA Saivion Smith CB29 238 7.7 3.26 Jacoby Glenn 6'1 199
PFA Donnell Greene OT20 242 n/a n/a Willie Beavers 6'5 335
PFA Tyre Brady WR35 294 2.6 2.79 Josh Reynolds 6'3 211
PFA Zedrick Woods S25 319 88.5 8.91 Quintin Demps 5'11 205
PFA Bunchy Stallings OG28 334 3.3 1.28 Isaac Asiata 6'3 324
PFA Brandon Watson CB47 476 69.1 6.92 De'Vante Harris 5'10 204

 

The Jaguars derived an enormous amount of value from their first two picks, getting a top-three talent at 1.7 and a mid-first round talent at the top of Round 2. Despite those wins, Jacksonville sagged to No. 17 in the rankings with a poor run to close the draft, including the baffling overdraft of Quinnen Williams’ brother on Day 2.

 

18. Miami Dolphins | Draft: 20, UDFA: 2 | 2019 HAUL grade: C+

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.13 Christian Wilkins DL5 21 44.4 8.55 Kawann Short 6'3 315
3.78 Michael Deiter OG6 97 26.8 5.68 Forrest Lamp 6'5 309
5.151 Andrew Van Ginkel LB35 357 86.6 9.25 Dadi Nicholas 6'3 241
6.202 Isaiah Prince OT12 104 43.8 7.63 Shon Coleman 6'6 305
7.233 Chandler Cox HB8 447 16.6 3.83 Dimitri Flowers 6'1 236
7.234 Myles Gaskin RB23 269 31.0 5.99 Bishop Sankey 5'9 205
PFA Deion Calhoun OG9 128 71.9 9.34 PM's Shaq Mason 6'2 310
PFA Preston Williams WR20 153 6.1 2.76 Mack Hollins 6'4 211
PFA Terrill Hanks LB17 188 16.5 4 Stephone Anthony 6'2 242
PFA Montre Hartage CB37 325 18.7 3.38 Eric Murray 5'11 190
PFA Jonathan Ledbetter DL28 329 0.4 1.24 Jeremiah Ledbetter 6'4 280
PFA Ryan Anderson OC14 353 6.2 4.63 Bryan Stork 6'5 305
PFA Tre Watson LB37 368 2.3 0.48 Ben Gedeon 6'2 242
PFA Tyler Horton CB43 434 0.5 1.02 Corn Elder 5'11 185
PFA Aaron Monteiro OT41 464 30.4 6.48 Jaryd Jones-Smith 6'6 311
PFA Nik Needham CB49 488 2.5 2.91 Linden Stephens 5'11 194

 

I hated what the Dolphins did with their picks. But to their credit, they brought in a high-end UDFA class and also completed the stroke-of-genius Josh Rosen trade that isn’t included in this grade.

 

19. Carolina Panthers | Draft: 17, UDFA: 32 | 2019 HAUL grade: C

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.16 Brian Burns ED3 10 94.1 9.9 Leonard Floyd 6'5 249
2.37 Greg Little OT9 81 36.3 3.63 Greg Robinson 6'5 310
3.100 Will Grier QB4 57 57.8 7.22 Case Keenum 6'2 217
4.115 Christian Miller ED17 125 n/a 6.84 Samson Ebukam 6'3 247
5.154 Jordan Scarlett RB30 375 3.5 4.75 Chris Ivory 5'11 208
6.212 Dennis Daley OT19 183 15.5 3.95 Jordan Mills 6'5 317
7.237 Terry Godwin WR42 370 28.7 5.3 Lavelle Hawkins 5'11 184
PFA Elijah Holyfield RB20 256 2.8 2.56 Matt Asiata 5'10 217

 

The Panthers no-showed the UDFA process after signing a bunch of AAF guys, and I thought they air-balled the 2.37 pick of Greg Little as well as the fliers for Scarlett and Godwin. But the Panthers still managed to grab a top-20 grade due to enormous values on Burns and Grier.

 

20. Cincinnati Bengals | Draft: 19, UDFA: 19 | 2019 HAUL grade: C

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.11 Jonah Williams OT2 7 17.7 5.51 Jake Matthews 6'4 302
2.52 Drew Sample TE8 141 51.6 9.02 Jack Doyle 6'5 255
3.72 Germaine Pratt LB10 144 32.6 8.51 Danny Trevathan 6'2 240
4.104 Ryan Finley QB8 162 57.2 7.84 Connor Cook 6'3 213
4.125 Renell Wren DL14 161 77.2 9.74 Akiem Hicks 6'5 318
4.136 Michael Jordan OC4 106 68.8 7.97 Alex Boone 6'6 312
6.182 Trayveon Williams RB10 142 15.1 4.69 Nyheim Hines 5'8 206
6.210 Deshaun Davis LB34 356 4.3 2.65 Hayes Pullard 5'11 234
6.211 Rodney Anderson RB15 163 n/a n/a Stevan Ridley 6'0 224
7.223 Jordan Brown CB23 181 72.0 8.13 Bennett Jackson 6'0 201
PFA Stanley Morgan Jr. WR14 95 81.5 8.62 Marqise Lee 6'0 202
PFA Keaton Sutherland OG25 283 94.3 9.69 Steinbach-lite 6'5 316
PFA O'Shea Dugas OG37 396 13.2 3.16 Jamil Demby 6'4 330
PFA Jordan Ellis RB35 423 2.0 2.54 Elijah Hood 5'9 229
PFA Jacob Dolegala QB24 474 44.2 6.72 Brad Sorenson 6'7 242

 

An up-and-down draft process for the Bengals, who hit it out of the park with the Jonah Williams pick and signed this year’s best UDFA in Nebraska WR Stanley Morgan. But Cincy devolved into a hit-and-miss M.O. with its other machinations, and the UDFA crop doesn't yield much promise outside of Morgan.

 

21. Kansas City Chiefs | Draft: 22, UDFA: 3 | 2019 HAUL grade: C

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
2.56 Mecole Hardman WR37 311 59.3 8.31 Travis Benjamin 5'10 183
2.63 Juan Thornhill S4 51 99.5 9.75 Marcus Williams 6'0 205
3.84 Khalen Saunders DL11 103 46.0 8.56 Zach Kerr 6'0 324
6.201 Rashad Fenton CB40 379 15.1 4.5 Greg Maybin 5'11 193
6.214 Darwin Thompson RB14 160 70.3 8.05 Tarik Cohen 5'8 198
7.216 Nick Allegretti OC9 248 38.0 7.56 Mark Glowinski 6'4 310
PFA Mark Fields CB20 154 39.4 7.28 Ellis Hobbs 5'10 192
PFA James Williams RB18 222 32.5 5.75 James White 5'9 197
PFA Gary Johnson LB26 239 41.8 5.69 Jerome Baker 6'0 226
PFA Kyle Shurmur QB15 322 21.8 4.27 C.J. Beathard 6'4 230
PFA Parker Hesse ED31 335 36.2 6.1 Matt Judon 6'3 261
PFA Jack Fox P4 393 n/a 8.33 Cody Mandell 6'2 213
PFA Felton Davis WR48 418 n/a n/a Marquez North 6'3 211
PFA Tim Ward ED42 438 n/a n/a Demetrius Cooper 6'5 265
PFA Jamal Custis WR53 456 30.7 6.5 Jordan Matthews 6'4 214
PFA Cody Thompson WR57 486 70.5 8.46 Brian Hartline 6'1 205

 

I loved the Thornhill and Thompson picks, and the Chiefs UDFA crop graded out top-3 in all of the NFL. Kansas City sagged in the rankings because I thought the rest of their draft was quite poor, notably the reach for Hardman.

 

22. Pittsburgh Steelers | Draft: 21, UDFA: 28 | 2019 HAUL grade: C-

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.10 Devin Bush LB2 12 96.9 9.33 Shaq Thompson 5'11 234
3.66 Diontae Johnson WR26 210 13.1 4.22 Jeremy Kerley 5'10 183
3.83 Justin Layne CB6 45 87.0 8.97 Eric Rowe 6'2 192
4.122 Benny Snell Jr. RB17 219 9.7 3.51 Leroy Hoard 5'10 224
5.141 Zach Gentry TE18 373 8.4 2.54 Bryce Williams 6'8 265
6.175 Sutton Smith LB6 72 38.7 5.6 Joe Schobert 6'0 233
6.192 Isaiah Buggs DL21 211 1.8 1.93 Tyson Alualu 6'3 306
6.207 Ulysees Gilbert III LB29 315 86.4 8.25 Matt Milano 6'0 224
7.219 Derwin Gray OT18 176 12.7 3.08 DonoVan Smith 6'4 320
PFA Fred Johnson OG19 243 11.2 3.49 John Wetzel 6'7 326
PFA Chris Nelson DL38 406 10.3 1.51 Malcom Brown 6'1 298
PFA Garrett Brumfield OC17 427 66.5 8.04 Ted Larsen 6'3 289
PFA Travon McMillian RB38 446 18.2 5.8 Jonathan Franklin 5'11 210

 

Pittsburgh made a nice move up the board for Devin Bush in Round 1 and then scooped up a steal on Day 2 (Layne) and Day 3 (Smith). The rest of the class feels like a throwaway, and little was done in the post-draft portion with UDFAs.

 

23. Green Bay Packers | Draft: 23, UDFA: 22 | 2019 HAUL grade: C-

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.12 Rashan Gary ED6 31 94.9 9.95 Robert Nkemdiche 6'4 277
1.21 Darnell Savage Jr. S3 50 86.5 8.35 Antoine Bethea 5'11 198
2.44 Elgton Jenkins OC3 54 50.1 9.34 Billy Price 6'4 310
3.75 Jace Sternberger TE3 42 22.0 5.25 Greg Olsen-lite 6'4 251
5.150 Kingsley Keke DL17 184 46.4 8 Willie Henry 6'3 288
6.185 Ka'dar Hollman CB42 419 73.7 9.23 Dee Delaney 6'0 196
6.194 Dexter Williams RB13 157 70.1 8.17 Jamaal Williams 5'10 212
7.226 Ty Summers LB25 229 88.2 9.71 Nick DeLuca 6'1 241
PFA Yosuah Nijman OT14 114 95.9 9.8 Timon Parris 6'7 324
PFA Greg Roberts ED35 369 55.4 8.84 Obum Gwacham 6'5 264
PFA Manny Wilkins QB21 421 43.5 6.3 Taylor Heinicke 6'2 193
PFA Nate Brooks CB45 454 87.2 7.53 Howard Wilson 6'0 187
PFA Taylor Cornelius QB25 491 88.8 9.73 Mitch Leidner 6'6 224

 

I hated the Gary pick and disagreed with the decision to sink so much equity into Darnell Savage when good safeties were still on the board in Round 4 (this isn't hindsight analysis -- there were eight or nine safeties in this class that most reasonable minds concluded were within shouting distance of one another, so we knew a few were going to be available later than otherwise might have been and that proved to be the case).

All that said, the Packers absolutely destroyed their two Day 2 picks and then signed the second-best UDFA prospect in Nijman to salvage the overall crop. The Sternberger pick in particular was genius. He's going to light it up in this offense.

 

24. New York Giants | Draft: 25, UDFA: 7 | 2019 HAUL grade: D+

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.6 Daniel Jones QB3 32 78.8 8.1 Ryan Tannehill 6'5 221
1.17 Dexter Lawrence DL6 27 n/a 9.87 Linval Joseph 6'4 342
1.30 Deandre Baker CB5 38 9.5 4.58 Tre'Davious White 5'11 193
3.95 Oshane Ximines ED15 119 33.3 7.03 Carl Lawson 6'3 253
4.108 Julian Love CB3 28 60.8 7.06 Ronde Barber 5'11 195
5.143 Ryan Connelly LB23 213 59.2 7.82 Nick Vigil 6'2 242
5.171 Darius Slayton WR39 327 92.2 8.91 Breshard Perriman 6'1 190
6.180 Corey Ballentine CB16 126 95.5 9.37 Robert Alford 5'10 196
7.232 George Asafo-Adjei OT35 389 55.5 9.04 Joseph Noteboom 6'5 306
7.245 Chris Slayton DL25 259 35.0 7.58 Jaleel Johnson 6'4 307
PFA Terronne Prescod OG16 224 0.9 0.98 Duke Robinson 6'5 334
PFA Paul Adams OT22 258 20.6 6.58 Ryan Groy 6'6 317
PFA Reggie White Jr. WR34 284 84.5 9.24 Seantavius Jones 6'2 208
PFA Eric Dungey QB14 293 57.4 7.61 Bryce Petty 6'4 228
PFA James O'Hagan OC12 296 0.4 0.1 Austin Reiter 6'2 300
PFA C.J. Conrad TE16 314 19.5 6.0 David Morgan 6'4 249
PFA Breckyn Hager ED33 355 62.5 7.1 Devante Downs 6'3 255
PFA Alex Wesley WR49 422 35.5 5.9 Robbie Anderson 6'0 190
PFA Josiah Tauaefa LB45 449 7.1 4.2 Elandon Roberts 6'1 232
PFA Mark McLaurin S31 462 8.4 2.6 Trayvon Henderson 6'1 212
PFA Jon Hilliman RB42 480 44.7 8.7 Onterio Smith 5'11 216

 

The Giants needlessly squandered a metric ton of draft equity to acquire Jones, Lawrence and Baker in Round 1. And my model hammered them for it. The Giants averted abject disaster by grabbing one of the draft’s biggest steals in Julian Love on Day 3, and by bringing in a nice UDFA haul.

 

25. Detroit Lions | Draft: 24, UDFA: 17 | 2019 HAUL grade: D+

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.8 T.J. Hockenson TE1 4 85.4 9.21 Rob Gronkowski 6'5 251
2.43 Jahlani Tavai LB5 67 6.8 4.14 Vontaze Burfict 6'2 250
3.81 Will Harris S13 179 83.1 9.64 T.J. Ward 6'1 207
4.117 Austin Bryant ED21 168 n/a n/a Stephen Weatherly 6'4 271
5.146 Amani Oruwariye CB14 109 54.9 8.53 Pierre Desir 6'2 205
6.184 Travis Fulgham WR28 232 71.5 8.01 Mohamed Massoquoi 6'2 215
6.186 Ty Johnson RB28 298 61.5 8.63 Jeremy Ross 5'11 210
7.224 Isaac Nauta TE17 320 4.5 1.58 Rany McMichael 6'3 244
7.229 P.J. Johnson DL43 470 1.0 0.87 Lowell Lotulei 6'3 321
PFA Beau Benzschawel OG11 150 14.3 6.58 Rob Havenstein 6'6 309
PFA Malik Carney ED22 220 12.9 5.03 Shaquille Barrett 6'2 251
PFA Donald Parham TE15 288 49.7 6.85 Ricky Seals-Jones 6'8 240
PFA Ryan Pope OT27 300 48.0 8.2 Orlando Franklin 6'7 320
PFA Tre Lamar LB28 309 7.4 3.81 Josh Perry 6'3 253
PFA Brandon Fanaika OG40 437 17.3 4.37 Avery Genessy 6'2 318

 

TJ Hockenson was my favorite prospect in the draft and the model gave Detroit due credit for getting what I consider to be a top-five overall prospect at 1.8. The rest of the draft was forgettable. Tavai had better turn into a good starter or Detroit may not have much to show for the class outside of Hockenson -- who, to be fair, is a generational talent.

 

26. Tampa Bay Bucs | Draft: 26, UDFA: 10 | 2019 HAUL grade: D+

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.5 Devin White LB1 8 93.3 9.33 Myles Jack 6'0 237
2.39 Sean Bunting CB10 87 94.7 9.65 Eli Apple 6'0 195
3.94 Jamel Dean CB11 88 97.6 9.93 Kevin King 6'1 206
3.99 Mike Edwards S12 174 49.3 7.48 Rashad Johnson 5'10 205
4.107 Anthony Nelson ED9 59 78.6 9.49 Carl Nassib 6'7 271
5.145 Matt Gay K1 249 n/a n/a Chris Boswell 6'0 232
6.208 Scott Miller WR43 382 58.6 7.75 Braxton Berrios 5'9 174
7.215 Terry Beckner Jr. DL26 261 1.3 2.19 Tanzel Smart 6'4 296
PFA Anthony Johnson WR17 116 28.0 7.05 Michael Gallup 6'2 209
PFA Bruce Anderson RB22 260 12.5 5.88 Kenneth Dixon 5'11 210
PFA Zack Bailey OG24 278 20.9 7.17 Kyle Murphy 6'5 299
PFA Lukas Denis S21 286 16.1 3.34 Gerod Holliman 5'11 190
PFA DaMarkus Lodge WR41 363 7.8 3.63 Roger Lewis 6'2 202
PFA Isaiah Searight HB7 424 47.1 7.33 MyCole Pruitt 6'3 242
PFA Nate Trewyn OC18 448 13.5 4.8 Coleman Shelton 6'3 313
PFA Brock Ruble OT40 452 3.3 1.7 Conor McDermott 6'7 319
PFA Nick Fitzgerald QB23 463 50.0 7.59 Matt Jones 6'5 226

 

The Bucs got their guy at 1.5 in Devin White, and I thought they stole Anthony Nelson in Round 4. Tampa also signed one of this year’s top UDFAs in Buffalo WR Anthony Johnson. The rest of the effort left a lot to be desired.

 

27. Atlanta Falcons | Draft: 27, UDFA: 23 | 2019 HAUL grade: D

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.14 Chris Lindstrom OG1 26 96.6 9.83 Joel Bitonio 6'4 308
1.31 Kaleb McGary OT6 48 84.2 9.83 Cam Robinson 6'7 317
4.111 Kendall Sheffield CB19 147 n/a 9.74 Corn Elder 5'11 193
4.135 John Cominsky DL19 192 81.9 9.42 Margus Hunt 6'5 286
5.152 Qadree Ollison RB29 352 11.3 4.51 James Conner 6'1 228
5.172 Jordan Miller CB27 208 22.4 5.21 Ken Crawley 6'1 186
6.203 Marcus Green WRX UR 53.5 7.3   5'8 190
PFA Olamide Zaccheaus WR24 191 46.8 6.2 Shelton Gibson 5'8 188
PFA Devon Johnson OT26 289 10.6 2.12 King Dunlap 6'7 338
PFA Lanard Bonner OG42 466 5.6 1.35 Sam Jones 6'5 315
PFA Tony Brooks-James RB43 481 58.4 7.25 Shaun Wilson 5'9 190
PFA Jaelin Robinson OT44 487 30.8 5.49 Ike Boettger 6'6 305

 

Forgettable draft process for the Falcons. The first two picks were understandable but reaches nonetheless, and the over-drafts got more egregious from there.

 

28. Seattle Seahawks | Draft: 30, UDFA: 4 | 2019 HAUL grade: D

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.29 L.J. Collier ED13 101 9.3 3.25 Robert Geathers 6'2 283
2.47 Marquise Blair S11 130 47.5 8.29 Maddieu Williams 6'1 195
2.64 D.K. Metcalf WR5 35 99.0 9.66 David Boston 6'3 228
3.88 Cody Barton LB24 216 67.6 9.3 Christian Sam 6'2 237
4.120 Gary Jennings WR19 138 82.6 9.04 Amara Darboh 6'1 214
4.124 Phil Haynes OG7 112 79.0 9.24 Laken Tomlinson 6'4 322
4.132 Ugochukwu Amadi S16 223 16.9 4.66 Omar Bolden 5'9 199
5.142 Ben Burr-Kirven LB9 100 84.6 8.95 Ben Heeney 6'0 230
6.204 Travis Homer RB21 266 79.4 8.37 Ameer Abdullah 5'10 201
6.209 DeMarcus Christmas DL27 302 7.9 3.32 Angelo Blackson 6'3 294
7.236 John Ursua WR56 479 45.1 6.47 John Brown 5'9 178
PFA Derrek Thomas CB22 171 83.6 8.6 Stanley Jean-Baptise 6'3 189
PFA Martez Ivey OG17 233 2.5 0.6 Roderick Johnson 6'5 315
PFA B.J. Autry OG20 245 n/a n/a Max Jean-Gilies 6'3 337
PFA Davante Davis CB31 247.0 68.9 8.4 Brian Allen 6'2 202
PFA Winston Dimel HB3 279 24.8 4.7 Andy Janovich 6'0 233
PFA Nyqwan Murray WR46 408 2.8 1.0 Davone Bess 5'10 191
PFA Taryn Christion QB22 445 79.8 8.0 Jeff Driskel 6'2 218
PFA Jazz Ferguson WR54 465 66.5 7.3 Raw Funchess 6'5 227
PFA Jay-Tee Tiuli DL45 489 23.5 5.4 Kendrick Norton 6'3 318

 

L.J. Collier was one of the biggest reaches of the draft. Marquise Blair was also a puzzling reach at 2.47 considering the other quality safeties that would remain on the board for two more rounds. D.K. Metcalf and Ben Burr-Kirven helped to keep Seattle out of the 30s in these rankings.

 

29. Indianapolis Colts | Draft: 29, UDFA: 21 | 2019 HAUL grade: D-

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
2.34 Rock Ya-Sin CB7 49 58.5 6.18 Marlin Jackson 6'0 192
2.49 Ben Banogu ED16 122 97.1 9.71 Shilique Calhouhn 6'3 250
2.59 Parris Campbell WR10 76 99.3 9.77 Big Curtis Samuel 6'0 205
3.89 Bobby Okereke LB11 146 64.8 8.40 Jatavis Brown 6'1 239
4.109 Khari Willis S14 190 27.6 6.4 Jeremy Reaves 5'11 213
5.144 Marvell Tell III S10 124 99.4 9.26 Joshua Kalu 6'2 198
5.164 EJ Speed LBX UR 55.5 9.2   6'4 224
6.199 Gerri Green ED30 318 46.6 8.08 Devon Kennard 6'4 252
7.240 Jackson Barton OT21 253 31.9 8.32 Emmett Cleary 6'7 310
7.246 Javon Patterson OC8 228 20.3 7.22 Joe Looney 6'3 307
PFA Jamal Peters CB30 241 5.5 1.73 Keith McGill 6'2 218
PFA Penny Hart WR29 246 0.2 1.23 Richie James 5'8 180
PFA Ashton Dulin WR38 324 79.9 n/a Miles Austin 6'1 215
PFA Jordan Thompson DL29 330 n/a n/a Jordan Carrell 6'3 292
PFA Damian Prince OG35 381 2.9 1.46 Jon Toth 6'5 306

 

I thought the Colts reached throughout the draft. Indy didn’t do much when it closed, either. But I will say: I love the idea of moving Banogu to off-ball linebacker. I ranked him as an off-ball LB in my first draft because I thought his game might sneakily suit better for those duties, but ended up chickening out and listing him as an EDGE. I think Banogu's game will play up when he's given the latitude to run sideline-to-sideline with abandon and weaponize his athleticism in coverage.  

 

30. San Francisco 49ers | Draft: 28 UDFA: 31 | 2019 HAUL grade: D-

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.2 Nick Bosa ED2 5 74.8 9.43 Joey Bosa 6'4 266
2.36 Deebo Samuel WR6 52 76.3 7.92 Christian Kirk 5'11 214
3.68 Jalen Hurd WR8 65 75.9 8.21 Terrelle Pryor 6'5 226
4.110 Mitch Wishnowsky P1 252 n/a 10 Richy Leone 6'2 218
5.148 Dre Greenlaw LB42 414 16.4 5.0 Kevin Pierre-Louis 5'11 237
6.176 Kaden Smith TE12 212 11.1 3.86 Durham Smythe 6'5 255
6.183 Justin Skule OT24 273 28.7 7.18 Greg Senat 6'6 315
6.198 Tim Harris CB32 265 92.0 8.91 Dontae Johnson 6'2 200
PFA Kevin Givens DL37 400 32.3 7.52 Sheldon Day 6'1 285
PFA Azeez Al-Shaair LB48 459 n/a n/a Elijah Lee 6'0 234
PFA Jamell Garcia-Williams ED43 478 n/a n/a Darius English 6'7 255
PFA Ross Reynolds OG43 482 93.0 9.47 Patrick Morris 6'4 295

 

I loved the Jalen Hurd pick and was fine with Bosa at 1.2, even though I would have preferred Josh Allen, I didn’t really understand what San Francisco was doing outside of those two picks, though.

 

31. Dallas Cowboys | Draft: 31, UDFA: 9 | 2019 HAUL grade: F

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
2.58 Trysten Hill DL10 92 81.7 8.99 Brandon Dunn 6'3 308
3.90 Connor McGovern OC6 151 n/a 9.8 Roger Saffold 6'5 308
4.128 Tony Pollard RB25 272 72.2 7.24 Theo Riddick 6'0 210
5.158 Michael Jackson CB15 120 90.7 8.8 Siran Neal 6'1 210
5.165 Joe Jackson ED18 131 2.3 2.51 Za'Darius Smith 6'4 275
6.213 Donovan Wilson S29 428 n/a 7.0 Corey Moore 6'0 199
7.218 Mike Weber RB24 271 30.7 7.1 Tashard Choice 5'10 211
7.24 Jalen Jelks ED25 230 9.0 4.85 Erik Walden 6'5 256
PFA Mitch Hyatt OG10 145 21.1 6.24 Ty Sambrailo 6'5 303
PFA Daniel Wise DL15 169 22.2 4.51 Tom Johnson 6'3 281
PFA Ricky Walker DL24 236 n/a 4.99 Darius Kilgo 6'2 304
PFA Brandon Knight OG33 360 n/a n/a Colby Gossett 6'4 314
PFA Derrick Puni OG36 395 56.3 n/a Nico Siragusa 6'5 326.0
PFA Jon'Vea Johnson WR52 455 80.1 8.77 J.J. Nelson 5'11 188
PFA Nate Hall LB49 467 35.4 6.74 Skai Moore 6'2 225
PFA Chris Westry CB46 471 79.7 9.57 Tarvarus McFadden 6'4 199

 

Dallas got credit for nice value picks on the Miami defenders in Round 5 and for signing a nice crop of UDFAs. But the rest of the draft was rough, featuring a procession of objective over-drafts.

 

32. Oakland Raiders | Draft: 32, UDFA: 5 | 2019 HAUL grade: F

Pick Name Pos Rk SPQ RAS Comp Ht Wt
1.4 Clelin Ferrell ED5 19 n/a n/a Derrick Morgan 6'4 264
1.24 Joshua Jacobs RB2 53 18.9 5.76 Off-brand Kamara 5'10 220
1.27 Johnathan Abram S8 85 36.3 7.01 Keanu Neal 5'11 205
2.40 Trayvon Mullen CB12 102 48.3 7.48 Kevin Johnson 6'1 199
4.106 Maxx Crosby ED11 91 88.7 9.64 Jeremiah Attaochu 6'5 255
4.129 Isaiah Johnson CB13 107 94.9 9.74 Rasul Douglas 6'2 208
4.137 Foster Moreau TE7 127 84.7 9.48 Joel Dreesen 6'4 253
5.149 Hunter Renfrow WR18 135 10.3 2.94 Jeremy Kerley 5'10 184
7.230 Quinton Bell ED45 493 n/a 9.88 Jeff Holland 6'3 238
PFA Tyler Roemer OT16 152 52.5 8.07 Tom Compton 6'3 312
PFA TeVon Coney LB14 175 5.4 2.56 Craig Robertson 6'0 234
PFA Keelan Doss WR25 205 50.7 7.73 Cedrick Wilson 6'2 211
PFA Alec Ingold HB2 250 30.4 4.15 Derek Watt 6'1 242
PFA Andre James OG23 268 23.5 4.02 Markus Zusevics 6'4 299
PFA Lester Cotton OG27 310 12.6 3.99 Damien Mama 6'4 336
PFA Keisean Nixon CB48 483 7.2 4.05 Marcus Sherels 5'10 196
PFA Lukayus McNeil OT43 485 75.4 8.7 Matt Gono 6'5 310

 

I can’t describe my feelings about what the Raiders any better than I did in my grades column. And since my cold analytical model came to the same conclusion as my lyin eyes, let's just re-run that assessment raw and unedited...

I actually loved what the Raiders did on Day 3, but I refuse to bump them up to a D- for the small-potatoes stuff. Thursday night, Mike Mayock’s first day in charge of the draft, was one of the most breathtaking squanderings of draft capital that we’ve even seen on Day 1 of the draft. Mayock took a mid-first rounder at 1.4, a second-round passing-down back with 18th-percentile athleticism at 1.24*, and an athletically-limited one-trick-pony enforcer SS with 36th-percentile athleticism at 1.27 who I predict will be outperformed by more than one safety who went on Day 3.

*(laughably, this news was leaked months in advance, probably because Mayock had loose lips about his Jacobs affinity with his NFL.com friends, who helped stoke Jacobs' out-of-control buzz by mocking Jacobs in the top-five after the national title game — and yet no team bothered to hop Oakland for Jacobs, all the indication you need that Mayock and Jon Gruden were on an island with regards to Jacobs' value range).

These weren’t even Las Vegas-esque high-upside gambles. Where's the upside here? Can you envision Ferrell becoming one of the class’ top-three players 20 years down the line? Can you envision Jacobs and Abram becoming top-25 players in this class? How? At their respective positions with their respective games in the modern NFL, each would have to become superstars to qualify.

Jacobs would have to become an every-down stud (something he's never been) and Abram would have to become at least "objectively good" in coverage (something he's never been), and both will have to get there without upper-tier athleticism. Those are two new cars whose value dropped by half as they were driven off the lot.

Thor Nystrom

Thor Nystrom is Rotoworld’s lead CFB writer. The 2018 FSWA College Sports Writer of the Year, Nystrom’s writing has also been honored by Rolling Stone magazine and The Best American Essays series. Say hi to him on Twitter @thorku!