- With the bowl season in the books and the NFL season over for all but 12 teams, it's time for many evaluators to pivot to draft prep. Here's the year's first look at how the first round could shake out.
The NFL regular season has wrapped. The bowl schedule, save for the Alabama-Clemson national title showdown, is in the books.
It’s time to talk about the draft.
O.K., so we’ve been talking about the 2017 draft since approximately the day after the 2016 draft ended, but we’re really due to get into it now. The top 20 selections for the ’17 draft are set, occupied by the franchises sitting out the postseason. The remaining 12 slots will be settled via the playoffs. (For our purposes here, 21–32 is organized in terms of playoff seed, bottom to top, with overall record used as a tiebreaker.)
Mock Draft 4.0, hot off the presses: