From Jared Goff and Carson Wentz at the top of the draft to the Broncos at No. 31, we hand out instant-reaction grades for every pick of the first round of the 2016 NFL draft.
The Rams and Eagles made blockbuster trades in the lead-up to the 2016 NFL draft to control their own destiny in the first round, but that was far from the end of the dealing—or the intrigue. Once considered the preordained top pick, Laremy Tunsil dropped all the way to the Dolphins at No. 13 after a video surfaced of him smoking a bong through a gas mask. The Raiders and Falcons both sprung for safeties who many thought might not even crack Round 1, and the Broncos jumped up to grab Paxton Lynch, tabbing the Memphis star to be their next franchise quarterback down the road.
Who made the right calls, and whose patience under fire will pay off? Did any teams reach for players they may regret selecting years down the road? Below, Doug Farrar grades every pick of the first round as it comes in.