Which teams fared the best (and worst)? Mel Kiper runs through every draft class.
Sure, Sam Darnold was an amazing pick, but so were a few middle-round outside linebackers.
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Here are the Miami Dolphins' picks in the 2018 draft: 1. Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama; 2. Mike Gesicki, TE, Penn State; 3. Jerome Baker, LB, Ohio State. 4. Durham Smythe, TE, Notre Dame. 4. Kalen Ballage, RB, Arizona State. 6. Cornell Armstrong, CB, Southern Mississippi. 7. Quentin Poling, LB, Ohio. 7. Jason Sanders, PK, New Mexico.
The Dolphins satisfied a major need at No. 42 overall by drafting Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki, a position they were unable to fix last season by acquiring veteran Julius Thomas. Gesicki is a better pass catcher than blocker, but the Dolphins' priority is adding more weapons. There had been speculation connected the Dolphins with South Dakota State's Dallas Goedert, but the Dolphins preferred the big-school prospect.
There are several implications of another franchise tag, starting with Le'Veon Bell likely being done in Pittsburgh after this season.
The Cowboys did not agree with DeMarcus Lawrence on a long-term deal by Monday's deadline to sign franchised players, meaning the star defensive end will play this season on the $17.143 million franchise tag.
As expected, a long-term deal between the Los Angeles Rams and franchised safety Lamarcus Joyner was not reached by Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, meaning Joyner is scheduled to become a free agent after this season.
After the Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension before Monday's 4 p.m. franchise tag deadline, Bell's agent told ESPN, "This now likely will be Le'Veon's last season as a Steeler."
Defensive end Ziggy Ansah did not come to an agreement with the Lions and will play with the franchise tag this season in the last year of his contract.
The Packers' financials show that the NFL distributed over $8 billion in revenue sharing in 2017.