The NFL Draft is finally here and the first round is complete. Here’s some winners and losers from the first round.
NEW YORK JETS: The jets were able to draft their quarterback for the future and possibly now in Sam Darnold.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS: Instead of (as reports were saying) going after Lamar Jackson in the first round. The Patriots decided to give Tom Brady some help by Adding Georgia Guard Isaiah Wynn and Georgia RB Sony Michel. Both improvements for that offense
LA CHARGERS: The chargers were able to draft one of the best defensive prospects in Derwin James. Not only did the Chargers get a player in the position that they needed. got one of the best in the draft.
OTHER WINNERS: CHICAGO BEARS, NEW YORK GIANTS, BALTIMORE RAVENS
BUFFALO BILLS: The bills traded from the 12th pick to the 7th pick to get Josh Allen. Given the needs that the teams drafting between 8th and 12th had. I doubt that Josh Allen would have been drafted. The Bills gave up too much to get Josh Allen. That’s how I look at it right now
OAKLAND RAIDERS: The Raiders drafted OT Kolton Miller after trading down to 15th. There were other glaring needs for Oakland besides OT. The Raiders could have used Defensive Back or a Cornerback much more than a Offensive Tackle.
MIAMI DOLPHINS: The top need for the Dolphins was a Quarterback going into this draft. Miami failed to draft one or trade up to get one. With that being said, the Dolphins did not completely lose day one. They did get Minkah Fitzpatrick.
TOSSUPS: CLEVELAND BROWNS, DALLAS COWBOYS, NEW ORLEANS SAINTS