Mel Kiper's 2017 NFL draft grades

As I say every year, the draft is about adding talent, but winning is about talent development. I know I can’t grade a draft class on performance for at least a few years, which is a reason I audit old drafts. What I do here is assess three main things: • How much overall talent did a team add, based on board position? • How effectively did they address key personnel voids? • How efficient were they in maneuvering on the draft board? Remember: I have to use my player grades as the prism. I’m well aware all NFL teams see players differently — I debate with those evaluators all year. Disagreements are just the reality of this process, and I’m sure they have some grades on me. Grading scale: In my mind an A means it’s exceptional; a B is pretty good; a C is average, with hits and questions marks; a D means below average with some big questions. An F ……
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