Regrading the 2018 NFL Draft: Colts, Browns and Ravens did best

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Saquon Barkley holds up a New York Giants Jersey after being selected by the New York Giants with the 2nd pick during the First Round of the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas. ( Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Saquon Barkley holds up a New York Giants Jersey after being selected by the New York Giants with the 2nd pick during the First Round of the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas. ( Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) /
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Arizona Cardinals-F

The Cardinals moved up to draft Josh Rosen at No. 10 and their new regime can’t wait to get rid of him. That’s a disastrous use of draft capital.

The only players who showed much of anything in this class were wide receiver Christian Kirk and center Mason Cole. Their accomplishments don’t make up for the Rosen debacle.

Los Angeles Rams-C-

The Rams didn’t have a pick in either of the first two rounds, but it’s still disappointing they couldn’t find at least one impact player on Day Three. Their inability to do so might have cost them a Super Bowl title.

Offensive linemen Joe Noteboom and Brian Allen will get their chance to play in 2019, and they both need to become quality starters to make this class look better.

San Francisco 49ers-B

Mike McGlinchey went to the ‘Niners at No. 9 and gave them really solid play at right tackle. If he moves to the left side in the future the value will skyrocket.

He wasn’t the only quality selection by San Francisco. Fred Warner was pressed into action at linebacker and played reasonably well. Dante Pettis also looks like a steal at wide receiver in the second round. Jimmy Garoppolo’s injury torched the 49ers season, but this draft class will help him a lot in 2019.

Seattle Seahawks-B+

The Seahawks had a strange draft, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t effective. Turning fifth round safety Tre Flowers into a cornerback paid big dividends for Seattle. Add him to Will Dissly and Michael Dickerson and it’s obvious Seattle came away with three above average starters.

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The real question is whether or not Rashaad Penny can live up to his first round selection. If he can, this class will go from good to great. If he flames out, it’s going to end up looking pretty mediocre for Pete Carroll and company.