NFL Draft Grades 2021 for Detroit, Green Bay, Houston, And More

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The NFL draft grades 2021 will give you the complete details of all the drafts of the 2021 NFL season that happened on that day. Read our NFL Draft Grades 2021 to know more about your favorite teams.

 

The 2021 NFL season has already begun with some exciting matches. One of the major reasons for it is the NFL draft grades 2021. We have already reviewed the NFL draft grades 2021 for several teams. Now, we will examine the NFL draft grades 2021 of some of the remaining teams.

NFL Draft Grades 2021

Detroit

 

NFL Draft Grade 2021: B+

Day 1 grade: A+

Day 2 grade: C+

Day 3 grade: B-

 

Draft picks

 

Oregon OT Penei Sewell (No. 7 overall)

Washington DT Levi Onwuzurike (No. 41)

N.C. State DT Alim McNeill (No. 72)

Syracuse CB Ifeatu Melifonwu (No. 101)

USC WR Amon-Ra St. Brown (No. 112)

Purdue LB Derrick Barnes (No. 113)

Oregon State RB Jermar Jefferson (No. 257)

 

Sewell was a complete no-brainer choice for the team when they were on the timer at the pick. He will be a great blocker for many years to come. This is whether moving to the left side or staying on the right side. Choosing a couple of defensive tackles after trading for Michael Brockers in the offseason seemed a little peculiar. This is especially when the other areas of the squad are in need of support. But McNeill and Onwuzurike are great players who are worthy of their draft slotting. In the NFL season, receivers will have to watch out if Melifonwu can be a player as good as an athlete. St. Brown was one of the top receivers present in the early fourth round. He does not have elite speed but is a reliable target. Barnes completes the squad's requirement for a robust linebacker willing to tackle quarterbacks or running backs in the backfield. But it was not a great move to give up a fourth-round pick to trade up for him.

 

Green Bay

 

NFL Draft Grade 2021: A

Day 1 grade: A

Day 2 grade: A-

Day 3 grade: A

 

Draft picks

 

Georgia CB Eric Stokes (No. 29 overall)

Ohio State C Josh Myers (No. 62)

Clemson WR Amari Rodgers (No. 85)

Mississippi OT Royce Newman (No. 142)

Florida DT Tedarrell Slaton (No. 173)

Appalachian State CB Shemar Jean-Charles (No. 178)

Wisconsin G Cole Van Lanen (No. 214)

Boston College LB Isaiah McDuffie (No. 220)

Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill (No. 256)

 

A primary requirement for the team is a cornerback. Receiver Rashod Bateman is off the team to the Ravens. So, they chose to pick up the competitive and speedy Stokes as their first-round choice. Myers will be a robust player in the pivot for the coming few years. But it will be exciting to see how other center players available at the same number will work out for their squads. Rodgers was a great choice in the third round to give the squad a much-required playmaker and returner in the slot and maybe a few times in the backfield. The team got their right tackle in Newman. He is not a plus athlete but can shift defenders off the ball and is good in pass protection. Van Lanen is also another robust round lineman.

 

The defensive line obtained a big man upfront in Slaton. He is nearly unblockable at times for his team when fresh. Jean-Charles will contribute on the outside and in the slot. He is always trying to knock away passes by fighting through the receiver. McDuffie was a good choice for a squad wanting an active inside linebacker. Hill can stick as a third back and give real value if AJ Dillon or Aaron Jones get injured. Let us see if it works in the coming weeks of the NFL.

 

Houston

 

NFL Draft Grade 2021: C

Day 1 grade: D

Day 2 grade: B+

Day 3 grade: B+

 

Draft picks

 

Stanford QB Davis Mills (No. 67 overall)

Michigan WR Nico Collins (No. 89)

Miami TE Brevin Jordan (No. 147)

TCU LB Garret Wallow (No. 170)

Arizona DT Roy Lopez (No. 195)

 

The team gave up its first and second-round choices as part of the trade for Laremy Tunsil. The total cost was too much, in our opinion, despite his performance in the Pro Bowl. Mills is a great value in the third round as the backup at the quarterback position. Getting a receiver in the third round was a required move, but giving away a couple of middle-round choices to get Collins was a little too much. They required those choices to create the roster. Jordan could have been chosen in the third round because of their receiving skills. So, choosing him in the early fifth round gave great value. The team moved up for Wallow, a special teams contributor and a linebacker for Lovie Smith's system.

 

Indianapolis

 

NFL Draft Grade 2021: B+

Day 1 grade: A

Day 2 grade: B+

Day 3 grade: C+

 

Draft picks

 

Michigan DE Kwity Paye (No. 21 overall)

Vanderbilt DE Dayo Odeyingbo (No. 54)

SMU TE Kylen Granson (No. 127)

Florida S Shawn Davis (No. 165)

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger (No. 218)

Charleston WR Mike Strachan (No. 229)

Penn State OT Will Fries (No. 248)

 

Paye will bring swiftness and strength off the edge for the Colts. They need to improve their pass rush to challenge for the AFC title this year. The squad wants a left tackle to replace Anthony Castonzo. But they doubled up on the sides with Odeyingbo. His power and length will make him a great player for the team as he recovers from an injury that he suffered in the offseason. Granson is a small receiving tight end who could be a great choice in the fourth round for the team. But we think his lack of consistency and height as a pass-catcher will cost him a better draft position. Davis will create the hits in the secondary. The Ehlinger pick usually makes sense because of his talent to win a roster position as a backup. We wonder what the choice suggests about the squad's confidence in the previous year's fourth-round choice, Jacob Eason. Strachan has good athleticism and size for the role. The team will need to search for linebackers and cornerbacks among the top undrafted free agents.

 

Jacksonville

 

NFL Draft Grade 2021: A-

Day 1 grade: A

Day 2 grade: A

Day 3 grade: B

 

Draft picks

 

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence (No. 1 overall)

Clemson RB Travis Etienne (No. 25)

Georgia CB Tyson Campbell (No. 33)

Stanford OT Walker Little (No. 45)

Syracuse S Andre Cisco (No. 65)

USC DT Jay Tufele (No. 106)

UAB DE Jordan Smith (No. 121)

Ohio State TE Luke Farrell (No. 145)

Georgia Tech WR Jalen Camp (No. 209)

 

The fans are excited about the new franchise quarterback Lawrence and the head coach Urban Meyer. The former has the mental and physical aptitude to be a great NFL passer. The team chose Etienne, Lawrence's team member at Clemson, late in round 1 to be the dual-threat weapon out of the backfield in conjunction with James Robinson. He will also increase the depth at a role that causes injuries. Campbell has been chosen for his speed and size. He has the potential to be a great starter. Cisco and Little are good for the squad if they can recover completely from knee injuries. Choosing Tufele was a robust beginning to the final day. This is even though the team had already signed many veteran defensive linemen as free agents. Meyer was not joking when he stated that it all started up front. The squad targeted the line again with Smith. He is a pass rusher with good potential and length. Meyer chose his former recruit Farrell in the fifth round. The other squads may not have gone down the same route. But Farrell is a good two-way tight end in this season of the NFL.

 

NFL Draft Grades 2021 Has Been Great

 

The NFL draft grades 2021 have well-selected picks by the teams. The NFL draft grades 2021 will allow the teams to play their optimum game during the main season. The NFL draft grades 2021 show that the 2021 NFL season will go well.

 

 


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