NFL Power Rankings: A Post-2017 NFL Draft Look at All 32 Teams
By Peter Panacy
The 2017 NFL Draft is in the books, which means it’s time to dish out the latest NFL power rankings. Niner Noise examines where all 32 teams stand after their latest draft additions.
With the 2017 NFL Draft now complete, we can start to gauge an idea of how each team around the league matches up against each other in Niner Noise’s latest NFL power rankings.
A number of teams, including the San Francisco 49ers, had excellent draft classes.
Others, of course, didn’t fare so well.
San Francisco 49ers
As for the Niners, new general manager John Lynch certainly aced his first draft test. Not only did he land Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas and pick up three additional picks from the Chicago Bears at the very beginning of Round 1, Lynch also managed to pick up Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster at No. 31 before the New Orleans Saints could grab him.
Not a bad haul for the first day.
Other teams — yes, even the Cleveland Browns — had solid draft classes. Those efforts will also be reflected in our NFL power rankings this time around.
Sure, there are a lot of things that could change between now and the start of the regular season. Injuries are always a looming concern. And a great deal of these prospects selected will never pan out at the NFL level.
But based off each team’s draft haul, let’s look at the latest NFL power rankings and see where each squad stacks up now the draft is finally over.