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Grading the Draft - Arizona Cardinals

The Cardinals entered the draft as one of many teams in need of a quarterback despite signing Sam Bradford in the offseason, but it wasn't a sure thing they'd get one at No. 15. The way things...

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Grading the Draft - San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers went on a heater after Jimmy Garoppolo took over under center, costing them draft position but giving them legitimate hope for the future. They spent the early portion of this year’s draft...

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Grading the Draft - Kansas City Chiefs

Without a first-round pick after last year's trade up for newly minted starting quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs sought to add pieces to a defense that struggled last season and watched Pro...

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Grading the Draft - Los Angeles Chargers

Despite a disappointing first season in Los Angeles, it was difficult to find any overwhelming needs on the Chargers roster in the lead-up to the draft. That made their first-round pick quite...

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Grading the Draft - Oakland Raiders

Jon Gruden is back in Oakland after signing a monster contract in the offseason to coach his former team, which took a step back against expectations last season. Like their 2017 campaign, the...

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Grading the Draft - Denver Broncos

The Broncos were widely rumored to have interest in a quarterback at No. 5, but they went in a different direction with Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold off the board and replenished their talent on...

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