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2016 NFL Draft class power rankings: Teams 25-32


We've ranked all 32 classes from the 2016 NFL Draft using NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 100 prospect rankings as the measuring stick. The draft class power rankings continue with teams 25-32.

25. Miami Dolphins

Score: 114 points (2 players)
The lowdown: Tunsil's tumble was the Dolphins' gain, as the team was able to secure Brandt's top-rated prospect with the No. 13 overall pick. Still, with four selections in the top 86 picks, the Dolphins were only able to get two players rated in Brandt's Hot 100.
The players (points):
No. 1: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss (100)
No. 87: Xavien Howard, CB, Baylor (14)

26. Carolina Panthers

Score: 113 points (2 players)
The lowdown: Sanchez will be among those asked to help fill the void left by Josh Norman's unexpected free-agency departure.
The players (points):
No. 22: Vernon Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech (79)
No. 67: Zack Sanchez, CB, Oklahoma (34)

27. Philadelphia Eagles

Score: 111 points (2 players)
The lowdown: The Eagles exhausted a lot of draft picks to move up into the No. 2 overall slot to get the player they hope is the future at quarterback. Despite that blockbuster trade up to No. 2, the Eagles still had eight total draft picks, but six came in Rounds 5-7. The team did manage to get a nice piece for its offensive line in the third round in Seumalo.
The players (points):
No. 7: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State (94)
No. 84: Isaac Seumalo, OG, Oregon State (17)

28. Houston Texans

Score: 110 points (3 players)
The lowdown: Fuller is fast, and should provide the Texans with a vertical threat in the passing game. Miller is raw as a receiver, but should provide dynamic range on offense if used creatively.
The players (points):
No. 27: Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame (74)
No. 75: Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio State (26)
No. 91: Nick Martin, OG, Notre Dame (10)

29. Los Angeles Rams

Score: 93 points (1 player)
The lowdown: Like the Eagles, a bounty of draft picks were paid by the Rams for the right to attain the top draft spot. In Goff, the Rams hope they have a long-term answer at quarterback as the franchise begins its second stint in Los Angeles.
The player (points):
No. 8: Jared Goff, QB, California (93)

30. Kansas City Chiefs

Score: 60 points (1 player)
The lowdown: The Chiefs traded out of the first round with the 49ers (who selected Joshua Garnett at No. 28 overall). Then, Kansas City traded its second-round pick to Tampa Bay, which took kicker Roberto Aguayo. With the second-round selection it acquired from San Francisco, the team selected Jones, who has intriguing upside.
The player (points):
No. 41: Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi State (60)

31. Pittsburgh Steelers

Score: 53 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Steelers used their first-round selection on a player rated at No. 99 on Brandt's Hot 100, which helps to explain why the team's point total is so low despite adding three players ranked in the top 100.
The players (points):
No. 58: Sean Davis, CB, Maryland (43)
No. 93: Jerald Hawkins, OT, LSU (8)
No. 99: Artie Burns, CB, Miami (Fla.) (2)

32. New England Patriots

Score: 46 points (2 players)
The lowdown: With Brissett, the Patriots now have two quarterbacks to groom behind Tom Brady. Could Brissett evenutally challenge Jimmy Garoppolo for the team's backup role?
The players (points):
No. 64: Jacoby Brissett, QB, North Carolina State (37)
No. 92: Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama (9)

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