2016 NFL Draft class power rankings

The Tennessee Titans totally nailed the 2016 NFL Draft.

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein ranked the Titans' draft haul as the best in the entire league. The Titans were also among six teams that earned "A" grades from NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks.

Now, in using NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 100 prospect rankings as the measuring stick, the Titans are the clear "winner" of the draft.

Points were assigned to each player based on where he was selected in the draft; 100 points were rewarded to the No. 1-ranked prospect, 99 points to the No. 2-rated prospect and so on.

Here is how all 32 teams stacked up using Brandt's Hot 100 list as the definitive draft guide.


1. Tennessee Titans

Score: 304 points (4 players)
The lowdown: Through trades -- most notably that big one with the Los Angeles Rams for the No. 1 overall pick -- the Titans were able to secure four of the first 45 picks in the draft. Each of the players selected with those picks rated in the top 50 of Brandt's Hot 100. Just look at those four selections, too, and you'll see the makings of "exotic smashmouth." Three of those picks will help bolster the Titans' presence at the line of scrimmage, while 6-foot-3, 247-pound bruiser back Derrick Henry aims to fortify the Titans' ground game behind Marcus Mariota.
The players (points):
No. 10: Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State (91)
No. 16: Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson (85)
No. 32: Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama (69)
No. 42: Austin Johnson, DT, Penn State (59)


2. Chicago Bears

Score: 260 points (6 players)
The lowdown: The Titans might have toasted the Bears in terms of total points, but Chicago scored the largest haul of Hot 100 prospects of any team in the league. Whitehair figures to help anchor the Bears' offensive line for years to come.
The players (points):
No. 12: Leonard Floyd, LB, Georgia (89)
No. 43: Cody Whitehair, OG, Kansas State (58)
No. 47: Jonathan Bullard, DT, Florida (54)
No. 71: Jordan Howard, RB, Indiana (30)
No. 83: DeAndre Houston-Carson, S, William & Mary (18)
No. 90: Nick Kwiatkoski, LB, West Virginia (11)


3. Jacksonville Jaguars

Score: 220 points (4 players)
The lowdown: The Jaguars get a big boost by scoring two top-five talents with Ramsey and Jack. Jack's draft drop was precipitated by long-term health concerns, but if he can stay on the field, the Jaguars' second-round pick could turn into one of the all-time greatest draft steals.
The players (points):
No. 2: Jalen Ramsey, CB, Florida State (99)
No. 5: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA (96)
No. 79: Yannick Ngakoue, DE, Maryland (22)
No. 98: Sheldon Day, DT, Notre Dame (3)


4. Oakland Raiders

Score: 207 points (5 players)
The lowdown: Joseph was a surprise selection at No. 14 overall, but the payoff on the risk-reward player could be substantial. If healthy, Joseph can be a game changer in the back end behind All-Pro edge player Khalil Mack.
The players (points):
No. 35: Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia (66)
No. 40: Jihad Ward, DE, Illinois (61)
No. 56: Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State (45)
No. 73: Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan State (28)
No. 94: Vadal Alexander, OG, LSU (7)


5. San Diego Chargers

Score: 206 points (4 players)
The lowdown: The Chargers bagged two Buckeye defenders -- most notably Bosa, who will be expected to make an impact from Day 1. In all, there were 10 Ohio State players on Brandt's Hot 100 list, and San Diego wasn't the only team to select two.
The players (points):
No. 4: Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State (97)
No. 33: Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas (68)
No. 72: Max Tuerk, C, USC (29)
No. 89: Joshua Perry, LB, Ohio State (12)


6. Seattle Seahawks

Score: 205 points (4 players)
The lowdown: The Seahawks scored the best of the 2015 playoff teams, narrowly edging the Bengals. Reed was projected by many to be a first-round pick. Instead, the Seahawks snagged him with the No. 49 overall pick. Be sure to keep close tabs on the progress of Prosise, a wide receiver-turned-running back at Notre Dame.
The players (points):
No. 21: Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama (80)
No. 46: Germain Ifedi, OG, Texas A&M (55)
No. 63: C.J. Prosise, RB, Notre Dame (38)
No. 69: Nick Vannett, TE, Ohio State (32)


7. Cincinnati Bengals

Score: 197 points (4 players)
The lowdown: The Bengals continue to draft well, which has been a big reason for the team's recent run of playoff berths (five consecutive postseason appearances, and six in the last seven seasons). Boyd could be an ideal complement to A.J. Green in the passing game. Billings -- a run-stuffing dynamo -- unexpectedly fell all the way to the fourth round.
The players (points):
No. 31: William Jackson III, CB, Houston (70)
No. 50: Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh (51)
No. 52: Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor (49)
No. 74: Christian Westerman, OG, Arizona State (27)


8. Detroit Lions

Score: 193 points (4 players)
The lowdown: The Lions bolstered their offensive and defensive lines by selecting two prospects ranked in the top 20. Like his college teammate Jarran Reed, Robinson was a popular projection to go in the first round. Instead, Robinson came off the board with pick No. 46 in Round 2. Decker was the fourth-rated offensive tackle on Brandt's list, and the fourth offensive tackle taken in the draft.
The players (points):
No. 13: A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama (88)
No. 19: Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State (82)
No. 81: Miles Killebrew, S, Southern Utah (19)
No. 97: Joe Dahl, OG, Washington State (4)


9. Indianapolis Colts

Score: 190 points (4 players)
The lowdown: The Colts' quest to keep Andrew Luck upright and healthy was apparent during draft weekend. Four of the team's eight draft picks were offensive linemen, including two in Brandt's Hot 100. Kelly has the potential to be a Pro Bowl stalwart.
The players (points):
No. 25: Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama (76)
No. 45: T.J. Green, S, Clemson (56)
No. 68: Le'Raven Clark, OT, Texas Tech (33)
No. 76: Hassan Ridgeway, DT, Texas (25)


10. New Orleans Saints

Score: 187 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Saints only had five picks in the 2016 draft, but three came in the first two rounds. The Saints' defense was dismal last year, ranking 31st overall in yards allowed. The hope is Rankins and Bell can help with that, starting right away in Week 1. Like the Chargers, the Saints selected two Ohio State players who were ranked in the Hot 100. The Buffalo Bills also picked two Ohio State players, but neither was rated in the Hot 100.
The players (points):
No. 11: Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville (90)
No. 48: Vonn Bell, S, Ohio State (53)
No. 57: Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State (44)


11. Baltimore Ravens

Score: 184 points (3 players)
The lowdown:Laremy Tunsil's draft-day tumble was Stanley's gain. The Ravens made Stanley the first offensive tackle off the board, and hope the promising player can keep quarterback Joe Flacco upright in the pocket. Dixon also figures to play a role in the Ravens' offense this season.
The players (points):
No. 9: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame (92)
No. 30: Kamalei Correa, DE, Boise State (71)
No. 80: Kenneth Dixon, RB, Louisiana Tech (21)


12. New York Giants

Score: 176 points (3 players)
The lowdown: Shepard could be a boon for the Giants and fantasy owners alike this fall. The Giants also are banking on Apple and Thompson to shore up the secondary.
The players (points):
No. 37: Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State (64)
No. 39: Sterling Shepard, WR, Oklahoma (62)
No. 51: Darian Thompson, S, Boise State (50)


13. Cleveland Browns

Score: 172 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Browns possessed a bounty of draft picks -- 14 total by the time the 2016 draft was all said and done. But, as NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein pointed out, the Browns added more depth than top-shelf talent. If half of those 14 draft picks contribute in some way this fall -- not to mention the addition of two future second-round selections and another first-rounder in 2017 -- then the 2016 draft will have played a major role in the latest rebuild in Cleveland.
The players (points):
No. 17: Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor (84)
No. 36: Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma State (65)
No. 78: Shon Coleman, OT, Auburn (23)


14. Washington Redskins

Score: 170 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Redskins franchise-tagged quarterback Kirk Cousins, and wasted no time in getting him a young weapon in the passing game by picking Doctson. It should also be interesting to see what defensive coordinator Joe Barry does with Cravens, an instinctive hybrid defender.
The players (points):
No. 29: Josh Doctson, WR, TCU (72)
No. 49: Su'a Cravens, LB, USC (52)
No. 55: Kendall Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech (46)


15. Dallas Cowboys

Score: 165 points (3 players)
The lowdown: Elliott joins the Cowboys with a heaping helpingof hefty expectations. His fit in Dallas might be the most ideal of any player selected in the 2016 draft. Speaking of ideal situations, Prescott -- a fourth-round pick -- can take time to learn the ways of an NFL offense behind one of the game's best quarterbacks, Tony Romo.
The players (points):
No. 3: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State (98)
No. 54: Maliek Collins, DT, Nebraska (47)
No. 81: Dak Prescott, QB, Mississippi State (20)


16. Buffalo Bills

Score: 161 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Bills absolutely loaded up on defense, and Ragland and Lawson should be Day 1 starters. Listenbee brings elite speed to a Bills team that already has former Olympian Marquise Goodwin on the roster. Who's up for a match race?
The players (points):
No. 18: Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama (83)
No. 24: Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson (77)
No. 100: Kolby Listenbee, WR, TCU (1)


17 (tie). Green Bay Packers

Score: 153 points (4 players)
The lowdown: While Clark should be a Day 1 starter with B.J. Rajion hiatus, Martinez could also find himself in the starting lineup at inside linebacker, which would be a tremendous help in getting Clay Matthews back outside.
The players (points):
No. 34: Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana (67)
No. 44: Kenny Clark, DT, UCLA (57)
No. 77: Kyler Fackrell, LB, Utah State (24)
No. 96: Blake Martinez, LB, Stanford (5)


17 (tie). Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Score: 153 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Buccaneers traded back in the first round and still managed to get Hargreaves. That was a massive score. Tampa Bay used a second-round pick on Aguayo, which speaks to what he might be able to bring in the kicking game.
The players (points):
No. 14: Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida (87)
No. 66: Noah Spence, DE, Eastern Kentucky (35)
No. 70: Roberto Aguayo, K, Florida State (31)


19 (tie). Atlanta Falcons

Score: 152 points (3 players)
The lowdown: Jones is a high-speed sleeper selection to monitor closely. Coupled with Neal, the Falcons clearly are trying to get faster on defense.
The players (points):
No. 26: Keanu Neal, S, Florida (75)
No. 60: Austin Hooper, TE, Stanford (41)
No. 65: Deion Jones, LB, LSU (36)


19 (tie). Minnesota Vikings

Score: 152 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Vikings were in desperate need of an alpha receiver, and got one with Treadwell. His presence should help in the development of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
The players (points):
No. 28: Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss (73)
No. 38: Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson (63)
No. 85: Willie Beavers, OT, Western Michigan (16)


21. San Francisco 49ers

Score: 148 points (3 players)
The lowdown: For the second consecutive year, the 49ers used a first-round selection on a former Oregon defensive lineman. Between Buckner and Arik Armstead, Buckner figures to become the more productive of the two.
The players (points):
No. 6: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon (95)
No. 61: Joshua Garnett, OG, Stanford (40)
No. 88: Will Redmond, CB, Mississippi State (13)


22. New York Jets

Score: 143 points (3 players)
The lowdown: Under coach Todd Bowles, the Jets already had a good defense (ranking fourth in the league in yards allowed in 2015). Adding Lee and Jenkins to the mix should only make the unit more formidable. The Jets added Hackenberg to an already crowded quarterback situation. Hackenberg will be a project, however, as the former Penn State passer is attempting to revitalize his game.
The players (points):
No. 15: Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State (86)
No. 59: Jordan Jenkins, LB, Georgia (42)
No. 86: Christian Hackenberg, QB, Penn State (15)


23. Denver Broncos

Score: 135 points (3 players)
The lowdown: The Broncos were aggressive in trading up to get their future franchise quarterback, and that move could pay massive dividends in the long run. If he can stay healthy, Booker might end up as a steal in the fourth round.
The players (points):
No. 20: Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis (81)
No. 53: Devontae Booker, RB, Utah (48)
No. 95: Adam Gotsis, DT, Georgia Tech (6)


24. Arizona Cardinals

Score: 117 points (2 players)
The lowdown: If his first rookie minicamp was any indication, then maybe Nkemdiche can turn into a defensive force for one of the NFC's best teams.
The players (points):
No. 23: Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss (78)
No. 62: Evan Boehm, C, Missouri (39)


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 unexpectedfree-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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