Rookie review: Grading 2014 draft classes for all 32 NFL teams

As coaches and general managers prepare to make potentially franchise-altering decisions in the 2015 NFL Draft, now is the perfect time to look back and see how the choices made last year played out on the field. Bucky Brooks reviews and grades each team's rookie class from 2014, and highlights what organizations should hone in on at this month's NFL Scouting Combine. CLICK ON EACH DIVISION FOR THE COMPLETE BREAKDOWN.


» Houston Texans: Minimal impact from top-end draft picks in 2014.

» Indianapolis Colts: Despite limited capital, Ryan Grigson did OK.

» Jacksonville Jaguars:*Blake Bortles* headlines a promising class.

» Tennessee Titans: "Best player available" tactic paid off on Day 1.


» Baltimore Ravens: Ozzie Newsome and Co. load up (per usual).

» Cincinnati Bengals:*Jeremy Hill* immediately made presence felt.

» Cleveland Browns: Early misses somewhat absolved by late hits.

» Pittsburgh Steelers: Jury still out on potentially impactful class.


» Buffalo Bills: Sammy Watkins a huge building block.

» Miami Dolphins: Solid contributions from top two picks.

» New England Patriots: Stellar vets leave rookies under radar.

» New York Jets:*Jace Amaro* part of underwhelming group.


» Denver Broncos: Bradley Roby can become a difference-maker.

» Kansas City Chiefs: Dee Ford could break out in second season.

» Oakland Raiders:*Derek Carr* part of huge foundational upgrade.

» San Diego Chargers: Jason Verrett flashed talent in limited time.


» Atlanta Falcons: Thomas Dimitroff's haul has yet to bear fruit.

» Carolina Panthers: Fabulous group led by Kelvin Benjamin.

» New Orleans Saints: Brandin Cooks has explosive potential.

» Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mike Evans spearheads talented trio.


» Chicago Bears:*Kyle Fuller* showed "lockdown" potential.

» Detroit Lions: Not a lot of production from their draft haul.

» Green Bay Packers: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix solidified the safety spot.

» Minnesota Vikings: Kudos to the Vikes for finding a franchise QB.


» Dallas Cowboys: Joneses continued to build line with Zack Martin.

» New York Giants: Odell Beckham Jr. fronted a spectacular crop.

» Philadelphia Eagles: Mixed bag of results for Chip Kelly and Co.

» Washington Redskins: Early selections provide minimal returns.


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