Recap: 2018 NFL Draft Round 1

April 27, 2018

Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft took place Thursday night at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.  Here are some of the fantasy highlights and as well as a pick-by-pick summary.

+Baker Mayfield goes No. 1 overall
Browns surprise everyone by going with the 2017 Heisman Trophy winner out of Oklahoma.

+Barkley is a Giant
Penn State’s Saquon Barkley becomes highest-drafted RB since Reggie Bush in 2016. He offers top 10 potential in 2018.

+Most QB’s in Round 1 since 1999
No. 1 – Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma) -> Browns
No. 3 – Sam Darnold (USC) -> Jets
No. 7 – Josh Allen (Wyoming) -> Bills
No. 10 – Josh Rosen (UCLA) -> Cardinals
No. 32 – Lamar Jackson (Louisville) -> Ravens

+Raiders trade for Bryant
Oakland sent the 79th overall pick to Pittsburgh to acquire the disgruntled, but talented walk-year wideout.

+First-round Wide Receivers
No. 24 – D.J. Moore (Maryland) -> Panthers
No. 26 – Calvin Ridley (Alabama) -> Falcons

+Late Round 1 running backs
No. 27 – Rashaad Penny (San Diego State) -> Seahawks
No. 31 – Sony Michel (Georgia) -> Patriots

Here is a pick-by-pick summary:

ROUND 1

Pick No. Team Player Position School
1 Browns Baker Mayfield QB Oklahoma
2 Giants Saquon Barkley RB Penn State
3 Jets Sam Darnold QB USC
4 Browns Denzel Ward CB Ohio State
5 Broncos Bradley Chubb DE N.C. State
6 Colts Quenton Nelson G Notre Dame
7 Bills Josh Allen QB Wyoming
8 Bears Roquan Smith LB Georgia
9 49ers Mike McGlinchey OT Notre Dame
10 Cardinals Josh Rosen QB UCLA
11 Dolphins Minkah Fitzpatrick DB Alabama
12 Buccaneers Vita Vea DT Washington
13 Redskins Da’Ron Payne DL Alabama
14 Saints Marcus Davenport DE UTSA
15 Raiders Kolton Miller OT UCLA
16 Bills Tremaine Edmunds LB Virginia Tech
17 Chargers Derwin James S Florida State
18 Packers Jaire Alexander CB Louisville
19 Cowboys Leighton Vander Esch LB Boise State
20 Lions Frank Ragnow C/G Arkansas
21 Bengals Billy Price C Ohio State
22 Titans Rashaan Evans LB Alabama
23 Patriots Isaiah Wynn OL Georgia
24 Panthers D.J. Moore WR Maryland
25 Ravens Hayden Hurst TE South Carolina
26 Falcons Calvin Ridley WR Alabama
27 Seahawks Rashaad Penny RB San Diego State
28 Steelers Terrell Edmunds S Virginia Tech
29 Jaguars Taven Bryan DT Florida
30 Vikings Mike Hughes CB UCF
31 Patriots Sony Michel RB Georgia
32 Ravens Lamar Jackson QB Louisville

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