2014 NFL Draft grades: Division-by-division look at all 32 teams


Bucky Brooks is performing a division-by-division assessment of the 2014 NFL Draft, spotlighting notable picks and handing out grades for each team. Seven teams earned "A" grades for their draft hauls, while six teams received "C" marks. Click on each division for the complete breakdown.

AFC North

» Baltimore Ravens: C.J. Mosley brings stellar three-down ability.
» Cincinnati Bengals: Another valuable piece for division's top D.
» Cleveland Browns: Ray Farmer knocks first draft out of the park.
» Pittsburgh Steelers: Defense will benefit from influx of youth.
Click here for full analysis of the AFC North.

NFC North

» Chicago Bears: Numerous defensive upgrades, plus a true steal.
» Detroit Lions: Will a surprising first-round selection pay off?
» Green Bay Packers: Ted Thompson addresses every key concern.
» Minnesota Vikings: Value picks (like Teddy Bridgewater) abound!
Click here for full analysis of the NFC North.

AFC South

» Houston Texans: Well-rounded class has four instant-impact guys.
» Indianapolis Colts: Limited draft capital, limited draft haul.
» Jacksonville Jaguars: Everything revolves around Blake Bortles.
» Tennessee Titans: Was Taylor Lewan the right guy at No. 11?
Click here for full analysis of the AFC South.

NFC South

» Atlanta Falcons: Thomas Dimitroff continues to rebuild trenches.
» Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton gets a new toy in Kelvin Benjamin.
» New Orleans Saints: Brandin Cooks + Sean Payton = fireworks.
» Tampa Bay Buccaneers: New regime goes all-in on offense.
Click here for full analysis of the NFC South.

AFC East

» Buffalo Bills: Sammy Watkins will prove to be worth steep cost.
» Miami Dolphins: Head-scratching decision in the first round.
» New England Patriots: Bill Belichick rejects conventional wisdom.
» New York Jets: Late-round sleeper at the game's most vital spot?
Click here for full analysis of the AFC East.

NFC East

» Dallas Cowboys: Zack Martin was the smart choice.
» New York Giants: Reason to be excited about Odell Beckham.
» Philadelphia Eagles: Marcus Smith gamble could pay off.
» Washington Redskins: Ramifications of RGIII trade still being felt.
Click here for full analysis of the NFC East.

AFC West

» Denver Broncos: John Elway put together another solid class.
» Kansas City Chiefs: Will Aaron Murray replace Alex Smith in '15?
» Oakland Raiders: They might've finally got the draft right.
» San Diego Chargers: Tom Telesco is getting really good at this.
Click here for full analysis of the AFC West.

NFC West

» Arizona Cardinals: Logan Thomas has tremendous upside.
» St. Louis Rams: Greg Robinson and Aaron Donald -- pretty good.
» San Francisco 49ers: So many picks, so many quality choices.
» Seattle Seahawks:  Russell Wilson has some new toys to throw to.
Click here for full analysis of the NFC West.

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