Thursday, May 4, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Recap - from Archer Avenue

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The 2017 NFL Draft is complete.  Seven rounds, three days, numerous trades, two hundred and fifty six of players chosen, and thirty two teams with new players on their rosters.  In my Mock Draft, I attempted to predict the first round, and of course I got it mostly wrong.  It was fun to guess, but here’s how the first round really shook out:


1. Cleveland Browns – Myles Garrett, DE Texas A&M


2. Chicago Bears –Mitchell Trubisky, QB UNC


3. San Francisco 49ers – Solomon Thomas, DE Stanford


4. Jacksonville Jaguars – Leonard Fournette, RB LSU


5. Tennessee Titans – Corey Davis, WR Western Michigan


6. New York Jets – Jamal Adams, S LSU


7. Los Angeles Chargers – Mike Williams, WR Clemson


8. Carolina Panthers – Christian McCaffrey, RB Stanford


9. Cincinnati Bengals – John Ross, WR Washington


10. Kansas City Chiefs – Patrick Mahomes, QB Texas Tech


11. New Orleans Saints – Marshon Lattimore, CB OSU


12. Houston Texans – Deshaun Watson, QB Clemson


13. Arizona Cardinals – Haason Riddick, LB Temple


14. Philadelphia Eagles – Derek Barnett, DE Tennessee


15. Indianapolis Colts – Malik Hooker, S OSU


16. Baltimore Ravens – Marlon Humphrey, CB Alabama


17. Washington Redskins – Jonathan Allen, DE Alabama


18. Tennessee Titans –Adoree Jackson, CB USC


19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – O.J. Howard, TE Alabama


20. Denver Broncos – Garett Bolles, OT Utah


21. Detroit Lions – Jarrad Davis, LB Florida


22. Miami Dolphins – Charles Harris, LB Missouri


23. New York Giants – Evan Engram, TE Mississippi


24. Oakland Raiders – Gareon Conley, CB OSU


25. Cleveland Browns –Jabrill Peppers, S Michigan


26. Atlanta Falcons – Takkarist McKinley, DE UCLA


27. Buffalo Bills – Tre’Davious White, CB LSU


28. Dallas Cowboys – Taco Charlton, DE Michigan


29. Cleveland Browns – David Njoku, TE Miami


30. Pittsburgh Steelers – T.J. Watt, LB Wisconsin


31. San Francisco 49ers – Reuben Foster, LB Alabama


32. New Orleans Saints –Ryan Ramczyk, OT Wisconsin