Draft Grades

Best in class

Bucky Brooks lauds the best team draft classes in the 2015 draft. See who made the honor roll. Read

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  1. NFL announces dates for 2016 draft

    The NFL announced Wednesday that the 2016 draft will be held April 28-30. Read

  2. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Lynch intrigued by idea of playing for Cowboys

    The Dallas Cowboys put Paxton Lynch through a battery of high-difficulty throws in a private workout, after which the Memphis QB and potential first-round pick was gratified by the experience. Read

  3. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Four-round mock draft: Cowboys grab Wentz at No. 4

    The Cowboys' coaching staff worked with Carson Wentz at the Senior Bowl, and they are projected to select the fast-rising North Dakota State quarterback in Chad Reuter's four-round mock draft. Read

  4. The Brandt Report

    Late-round risers: Impact players drafted on Day 3

    Bryce Petty slipped to Day 3 of the 2015 NFL Draft -- but that doesn't mean he won't be making his mark with the New York Jets. Gil Brandt spotlights 10 impact players selected in Round 4 or later. Read

  5. NFL On Location

    Get closer to the draft

    NFL On Location is the NFL's official source for event experiences and hospitality. Get a complete package deal to attend the NFL Draft in Chicago. Read

  6. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    10 draft picks who landed with ideal team

    Filling a team need with a prospect is one thing, but filling that need with the ideal prospect-team fit is quite another. Here are 10 players from the 2015 NFL Draft who were put into ideal situations. Read

  7. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    2015 NFL Draft class power rankings

    The Vikings took home the best class in the NFL draft, according to a point system based on Gil Brandt's Hot 100. Find out where your team lands in the draft class power rankings. Read

  8. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Projecting top 100 rookies of 2015

    As the rookies of 2015 settle in with their new teams, which ones will make the biggest immediate impact? Here's a ranking of the top 100, with Jameis Winston slotted at No. 1. Read

  9. 2015 NFL Draft

    Seven best draft hauls

    In the wake of the 2015 NFL Draft, just seven of the league's 32 teams got an "A" grade from Bucky Brooks. Among them: The Chicago Bears, who upgraded their offense by adding the electric Kevin White. Read

  10. 2015 NFL Draft

    Six teams that didn't make the grade

    In grading each team's 2015 draft haul, Bucky Brooks doled out "C" marks to six teams -- including the New England Patriots, who appeared to reach on Day 2 picks Jordan Richards and Geneo Grissom. Read

  11. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Davis: 5 picks I loved, 5 that were head-scratchers

    Charles Davis reveals his five favorite picks and five that he still questions. Find out where he stands on the Bears' selection of Kevin White and the Cowboys' addition of Randy Gregory. Read

  12. Which QB will have most successful rookie season?

    Jameis Winston has the luxury of throwing to Mike Evans, but Marcus Mariota will be under center behind a stout offensive line. Which quarterback will have the better rookie season? Read

  13. Ready to rock: Instant-impact rookies

    Forget about sky-high potential -- which recently drafted players can be productive in the NFL from the get-go? Gil Brandt lists 12 instant-impact rookies, including Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor. Read

  14. Draft Debate

    Playoff payoff? Potential breakout teams for 2015

    In each of the past dozen years, at least one team picking in the top 10 has gone on to make the playoffs that season. Which franchise will it be in 2015? Vic Beasley's Atlanta Falcons? Let's debate! Read

  15. Mind-blowing stats for the 2015 NFL Draft class

    With the NFL Draft in the books, see how the class of 2015 stacks up with these mind-blowing stats. Read

  16. 2015 NFL Draft

    Draft wrap: Five things we know right now

    Who are these Cleveland Browns, and what have they done with the team we were used to? Judy Battista analyzes the 2015 NFL Draft, touching on the notably sane selection of Danny Shelton. Read

  17. 2015 NFL Draft

    Life inside the war room: Stories behind the picks

    Michael Silver spent the draft embedded with the Jaguars and Rams. How did Jacksonville settle on Dante Fowler Jr.? Why was St. Louis in the driver's seat in Round 2? Take a look behind the scenes. Read

  18. 2015 NFL Draft

    Best and most worrisome picks

    Elliot Harrison likes some picks a lot in the aftermath of the 2015 NFL Draft -- but others have him concerned. Which category do the selections of Marcus Mariota and Shane Ray fall into? Read

  19. 2015 NFL Draft

    Inside the Rams' war room: Back to basics

    Jeff Fisher is putting the St. Louis Rams on a familiar track with the 2015 NFL Draft -- and Todd Gurley was just the start. Michael Silver takes you inside the war-room drama. Read

  20. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    2015 NFL Draft trade tracker

    Dig into the details of every trade executed leading up to and during the 2015 NFL Draft, including the Denver Broncos' bold move to select pass rusher Shane Ray. Read

  21. Winston's future -- not past -- to determine his legacy

    Jameis Winston enters the NFL as one of its most polarizing draft picks ever. Regardless of the root of his past transgressions, his actions ahead will come to define his record, Judy Battista writes. Read