Updated NFL Draft Grades
posted Apr 27 2013, 03:53PM
posted in NFL, Analysis

Here are my draft grades through four rounds.

Arizona Cardinals

Round 1 (7): Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina            GRADE: A+

Round 2 (45): Kevin Minter, LB, LSU                                    GRADE: A

Round 3 (69): Tyrann Mathieu, DB, LSU                              GRADE: A

Round 4 (103): Alex Okafor, DE, Texas                                GRADE: A+

Round 4 (116): Earl Watford, G, James Madison              GRADE: B-

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

Atlanta Falcons

Round 1 (22): Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington                   GRADE: B

Round 2 (60): Robert Alford, CB, Southeastern Louisiana   GRADE: A

Round 4 (127): Malliciah Goodman, DE, Clemson                    GRADE: B+

Round 4 (133): Levine Toilolo, TE, Stanford                               GRADE: B+

OVERALL GRADE: B (through four rounds)

 

Baltimore Ravens

Round 1 (32): Matt Elam, S, Florida                                                      GRADE: A-

Round 2 (56): Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State                               GRADE: A+

Round 3 (94): Brandon Williams, DT, Missouri Southern St.    GRADE: A

Round 4 (129): John Simon, DE/OLB, Ohio State                           GRADE: A-

Round 4 (130): Kyle Juszcyk, FB, Harvard                                        GRADE: A- 

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

Buffalo Bills

Round 1 (16): E.J. Manual, QB, Florida St.                             GRADE: D-

Round 2 (41): Robert Woods, WR, Southern California   GRADE: A

Round 2 (46): Kiko Alonso, LB, Oregon                                  GRADE: B

Round 3 (78): Marquise Goodwin, WR, Texas                     GRADE: C+

Round 4 (105): Duke Williams, S, Nevada                            GRADE: A-

OVERALL GRADE: C- (through four rounds)

 

Carolina Panthers

Round 1 (14): Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah                                  GRADE: A

Round 2 (44): Kawann Short, DL, Purdue                            GRADE: A-

Round 4 (108): Edmund Kugbila, G, Valdosta St.              GRADE: C

OVERALL GRADE: B+ (through four rounds)

 

Chicago Bears

Round 1 (20): Kyle Long, OL, Oregon                             GRADE: B+

Round 2 (50): Jon Bostic, LB, Florida                             GRADE: B

Round 4 (117): Khaseem Greene, LB, Rutgers            GRADE: B+

OVERALL GRADE: B+ (through four rounds)

 

Cincinnati Bengals

Round 1 (21): Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame                   GRADE: A

Round 2 (37): Gio Bernard, RB, North Carolina           GRADE: B+

Round 2 (53): Margus Hunt, DE, SMU                             GRADE: A-

Round 3 (84): Shawn Williams, S, Georgia                     GRADE: B+

Round 4 (118): Sean Porter, OLB, Texas A&M              GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

Cleveland Browns

Round 1 (6): Barkevious Mingo, OLB, LSU                        GRADE: B-

Round 3 (69): Leon McFadden, CB, San Diego St.          GRADE: B+

OVERALL GRADE: B (through four rounds)

 

Dallas Cowboys

Round 1 (31): Travis Frederick, C, Wisconsin                    GRADE: C-

Round 2 (47): Gavin Escobar, TE, San Diego St.               GRADE: C+

Round 3 (74): Terrence Williams, WR, Baylor                   GRADE: B-

Round 3 (80): J.J. Wilcox, S, Georgia Southern                 GRADE: A

Round 4 (114): B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary               GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: C+ (through four rounds)

 

Denver Broncos

Round 1 (28): Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina       GRADE: A

Round 2 (58): Montee Ball, RB, Wisconisn                              GRADE: B+

Round 3 (90): Kayvon Webster, CB, South Florida              GRADE: D+

OVERALL GRADE: B- (through four rounds)

 

Detroit Lions

Round 1 (5): Ezekial Ansah, DE, BYU                                     GRADE: B-

Round 2 (36): Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi St.                    GRADE: B

Round 3 (65): Larry Warford, G, Kentucky                          GRADE: A

Round 4 (132): Devin Taylor, DE, South Carolina             GRADE: B

OVERALL GRADE: B+ (through four rounds)

 

Green Bay Packers

Round 1 (26): Datone Jones, DE, UCLA                               GRADE: B

Round 2 (61): Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama                              GRADE: A+

Round 4 (109): David Bakhtiari, OL, Colorado                 GRADE: B-

Round 4 (122): J.C. Tretter, OL, Cornell                              GRADE: B-

Round 4 (125): Jonathan Franklin, RB, UCLA                   GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: B+ (through four rounds)

 

Houston Texans

Round 1 (27): DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson                    GRADE: A

Round 2 (57): D.J. Swearinger, S, South Carolina                 GRADE: B+

Round 3 (89): Brennan Williams, T, North Carolina            GRADE: B

Round 3 (95): Sam Montgomery, DE/OLB, LSU                    GRADE: B+

Round 4 (124): Trevardo Williams, OLB, Connecticut        GRADE: B+

OVERALL GRADE: B+ (through four rounds)

 

Indianapolis Colts

Round 1 (24): Bjoern Werner, OLB, Florida St                        GRADE: A

Round 3 (86): Hugh Thornton, G, Illinois                                 GRADE: D

Round 4 (121): Khaled Holmes, C, Southern California      GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: B+ (through four rounds)

 

Jacksonville Jaguars

Round 1 (2): Luke Joeckle, T, Texas A&M                             GRADE: A

Round 2 (33): John Cyprien, S, Florida International        GRADE: A-

Round 3 (64): Dwayne Gratz, CB, Conneticuit                      GRADE: D-

Round 4 (101): Ace Sanders, WR, South Carolina              GRADE: B

OVERALL GRADE: B (through four rounds)

 

Kansas City Chiefs

Round 1 (1): Eric Fisher, T, Central Michigan                    GRADE: A-

Round 3 (63): Travis Kelce, TE, Cincinnati                        GRADE: B

Round 3 (96): Knile Davis, RB, Arkansas                            GRADE: C

Round 4 (99): Nico Johnson, ILB, Alabama                      GRADE: C

OVERALL GRADE: C+ (through four rounds)

 

Miami Dolphins

Round 1 (3): Dion Jordan, DE, Oregon                             GRADE: C+

Round 2 (54): Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise St.                     GRADE: A-

Round 3 (77): Dallas Thomas, OL, Tennessee               GRADE: A

Round 3 (93): Will Davis, CB, Utah St.                             GRADE: D

Round 4 (104): Jelani Jenkins, OLB, Florida                  GRADE: C+

Round 4 (106): Dion Sims, TE, Michigan St.                   GRADE: C

OVERALL GRADE: C (through four rounds)

 

Minnesota Vikings

Round 1 (23): Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida                              GRADE: A+

Round 1 (25): Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida St.                     GRADE: A

Round 1 (29): Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee    GRADE: A-

Round 4 (120): Gerald Hodges, OLB, Penn St.                   GRADE: C+

OVERALL GRADE: A- (through four rounds)

 

New England Patriots

Round 2 (52): Jamie Collins, OLB, Southern Mississippi  GRADE: A-

Round 2 (59): Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall                         GRADE: C+

Round 3 (83): Logan Ryan, DB, Rutgers                                 GRADE: D+

Round 3 (91): Duron Harmon, S, Rutgers                              GRADE: D

Round 4 (102): Josh Boyce, WR, TCU                                    GRADE: B

OVERALL GRADE: C- (through four rounds)

 

New Orleans Saints

Round 1 (15): Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas                                         GRADE: A

Round 3 (75): Terron Armstead, T, Arkansas-Pine Bluff       GRADE: A

Round 3 (82): John Jenkins, DT, Georgia                                      GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

New York Giants

Round 1 (19): Justin Pugh, OL, Syracuse                               GRADE: B+

Round 2 (49): Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio St.                  GRADE: A

Round 3 (81): Damontre Moore, DE, Texas A&M               GRADE: A+

Round 4 (110): Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse                          GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)   

 

New York Jets

Round 1 (9): Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama                            GRADE: B-

Round 1 (13): Sheldon Richardson, DL, Missouri         GRADE: B-

Round 2 (39): Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia                GRADE: A

Round 3 (72): Brian Winters, G, Kent St.                         GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: B (through four rounds)

 

Oakland Raiders

Round 1 (12): D.J. Hayden, CB, Houston                         GRADE: B

Round 2 (42): Menelik Watson, T, Florida St.                 GRADE: A-

Round 3 (66): Sio Moore, LB, Connecticut                       GRADE: A-

Round 4 (112): Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas                     GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: A- (through four rounds)

 

Philadelphia Eagles

Round 1 (4): Lane Johnson, T, Oklahoma                         GRADE: A

Round 2 (35): Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford                                  GRADE: A-

Round 3 (67): Bennie Logan, DT, LSU                                    GRADE: A-

Round 4 (98): Matt Barkley, QB, Southern California      GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

Pittsburgh Steelers

Round 1 (17): Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia                       GRADE: A+

Round 2 (48): Le’Veon Bell, RB, Michigan St.               GRADE: B+

Round 3 (79): Markus Wheaton, WR, Oregon St.         GRADE: A

Round 4 (114): Shamarko Thomas, S, Syracuse           GRADE: A+

Round 4 (117): Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma                 GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

San Diego Chargers

Round 1 (11): D.J. Fluker, T, Alabama                               GRADE: B-

Round 2 (38): Manti Te’o, LB, Notre Dame                      GRADE: A+

Round 3 (76): Kennan Allen, WR, California                   GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

San Francisco 49ers

Round 1 (18): Eric Reid, S, LSU                                                GRADE: A

Round 2 (40): Cornellius Carradine, OLB, Florida St.       GRADE: A+

Round 2 (55): Vance McDonald, TE, Rice                             GRADE: A-

Round 3 (88): Corey Lemonier, OLB, Auburn                       GRADE: A

Round 4 (128): Quinton Patton, WR, Tennessee Tech      GRADE: A+

Round 4 (131): Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina      GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A+ (through four rounds)

 

Seattle Seahawks

Round 2 (62): Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M         GRADE: B-

Round 3 (87): Jordan Hill, DT, Penn St.                             GRADE: C-

Round 4 (123): Chris Harper, WR, Kansas St.                 GRADE: B

OVERALL GRADE: C (through four rounds)

 

St. Louis Rams

Round 1 (8): Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia                   GRADE: B+

Round 1 (30): Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia                                GRADE: A+

Round 3 (71): T.J. McDonald, S, Southern California       GRADE: B-

Round 3 (92): Stedman Bailey, WR, West Virginia            GRADE: B+

Round 4 (113): Barrett Jones, OL, Alabama                         GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A- (through four rounds)

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Round 2 (43): Johnthan Banks, CB, Mississippi St.            GRADE: A

Round 3 (73): Mike Glennon, QB, North Carolina St.        GRADE: B

Round 4 (100): Akeem Spence, DT, Illinois                          GRADE: A-

Round 4 (126): William Gholston, DE, Michigan St.          GRADE: A

OVERALL GRADE: A- (through four rounds)

 

Tennessee Titans

Round 1 (10): Chance Warmack, G, Alabama                   GRADE: A+

Round 2 (34): Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee                   GRADE: A

Round 3 (70): Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB, Connecticut        GRADE: A

Round 3 (97): Zaviar Gooden, OLB, Missouri                     GRADE: B+

Round 4 (107): Brian Schwenke, OL, California                GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A (through four rounds)

 

Washington Redskins

Round 2 (51): David Amerson, CB, North Carolina St.     GRADE: A-

Round 3 (85): Jordan Reed, TE, Florida                                 GRADE: A-

Round 4 (119): Phillip Thomas, S, Fresno St.                       GRADE: A+

OVERALL GRADE: A- (through four rounds)

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