2018 FINAL OFF SEASON GRADES

 

NFL Football Expert Analyst Lance Goodman gives his final grades for each team based on the impact and production free agents, trades and rookies had on each team last year.

Lance Goodman

7/16/19

*2018 PRESEASON OFF SEASON GRADES -Click here

AFC

Baltimore Ravens: A

Draft

Free Agents

Robert Griffin III, QB-FA
Michael Crabtree, WR-OAK
John Brown, WR-ARI

Willie Snead, WR-NO

Key Losses

Mike Wallace, WR

Jeremy Maclin, WR

 Ryan Jensen, C

Buffalo Bills: ​B-

Draft

Free Agents

AJ McCarron, QB-CIN

Travaris Cadet, RB-NO

Chris Ivory, RB-JAC

 Jeremy Kerley, WR-SF

Marshall Newhouse, T-OAK

Star Lotulelei, DT-CAR

Vontae Davis, CB-IND

 

Key Losses

Preston Brown, LB

Seantrel Henderson, T

Cordy Glenn, T

Ritchie Incognito, G

Tyrod Taylor, QB

Jordan Matthews, WR

Cincinnati Bengals: C-

Draft

  • 1-21: Billy Price, C (Ohio State)

  • 2-54: Jessie Bates, S (Wake Forest)

  • 3-77: Sam Hubbard, DE (Ohio State)

  • 3-78: Malik Jefferson, LB (Texas)

  • 4-112: Mark Walton, RB (Miami)

 

Free Agents

OT: Cordy Glenn (BUF)
LB: Preston Brown (BUF)

Key Losses

Jeremy Hill, RB

Andre Smith, T

Cleveland Browns: A

Draft

Free Agents

Tyrod Taylor , QB-BUF

Carlos Hyde, RB-SF
 Jarvis Landry, WR-MIA

Chris Hubbard, G-PIT
Donald Stephenson, T-DEN

Mykel Kendricks LB-PHI

E.J. Gaines, CB-BUF

Damarious Randall, S-GB

Key Losses

Isaiah Crowell, RB

Deshon Kizer, QB

Jason McCourty, CB

Denver Broncos: B

Draft

 

Free Agents

Case Keenum, QB-MIN
Jared Veldheer, T-ARI

Phillip Lindsay, RB

 

Key Losses
C.J. Anderson, RB

Aqib Talib, CB

Cody Lattimer, WR

Virgil Green, TE

Houston Texans: B

Draft

 

Free Agents

Seantrel Henderson, T-BUF
Zach Fulton, -KC
Senio Kelemete, G-NO

Aaron Colvin, CB-JAC

Tyrann Mathieu, S-ARI

No Key Losses

Indianapolis Colts: A

Draft

Free Agents

Christine Michael, RB-GB
Ryan Grant, WR-WAS
Eric Ebron, TE-DET
Matt Slauson, G-
 

Key Losses

Frank Gore, RB

Donte Moncrief, WR

Barkveious Mingo, LB

Vontae Davis, CB

Jacksonville Jaguars: C-

Draft

Free Agents

Donte Moncrief, WR-IND
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE-NYJ
Niles Paul, TE-WAS
Andrew Norwell, G-CAR

Key Losses

Aaron Colvin, CB

Allen Robinson, WR

Allen Hurns, WR

Kansas City Chiefs: C-

Draft

Free Agents

Sammy Watkins, WR-LAR

Anthony Hitchens, LB-

Key Losses

Alex Smith, QB

Marcus Peters, CB

Derrick Johnson, LB

Albert Wilson, WR

Benny Logan, DT

Los Angeles Chargers: B+

Draft

Free Agency

Virgil Green, TE-DEN

Mike Pouncey, C-MIA

No Key Losses

Miami Dolphins: B-

Draft

Free Agents

Frank Gore, RB-IND

Albert Wilson, WR-KC
Danny Amendola, WR-NE

 Josh Sitton, G-CHI
Daniel Kilgore, C-SF
Robert Quinn, DE-LAR

Key Losses

Jarvis Landry, WR

N'damokung Suh, DT

Mike Pouncey, C

New England Patriots: B

Draft

Free Agents

Jeremy Hill, RB-CIN

Jordan Matthews, WR-BUF

Adrian Clayborn, DE-ATL

Danny Shelton, DT-CLE

Jason McCourty, CB-CLE

Trent Brown, T-SF

Key Losses

Dion Lewis, RB

Malcolm Butler, CB

Nate Solder, T

Brandin Cooks, WR

Danny Amendola, WR

New York Jets: B-

Draft

  • 1-3: Sam Darnold, QB (USC)

  • 3-72: Nathan Shepherd, DT (Fort Hays State)

Free Agents

QB: Teddy Bridgewater (MIN)
RB: Isaiah Crowell (CLE)
RB: Thomas Rawls (SEA)
WR: Terrelle Pryor (WAS)
TE: Clive Warford (F/A)

CB: Trumaine Johnson (LAR)

Key Losses

Mohammed Wilkerson, DE

Demario Davis, LB

Oakland Raiders: C-

Draft

  • 1-15: Kolton Miller, T (UCLA)

  • 2-57: P.J. Hall, DT (Sam Houston State)

Free Agents

Doug Martin, RB-TB

Jordy Nelson, WR-GB

Martavius Bryant, WR-PIT

Tahir Whitehead, LB-DET

Derrick Johnson, LB-KC

Key Losses

Michael Crabtree, WR

Amari Cooper, WR

Khalil Mack, LB

Pittsburgh Steelers: C

Draft

Free Agents

Morgan Burnett, S-GB

Key Losses

Martavius Bryant, WR

LeVeon Bell, RB

Tennessee Titans: B-

Draft

  • 1-22: Rashaan Evans, LB (Alabama)

  • 2-41: Harold Landry, LB (Boston College)

Free Agents

Dion Lewis, RB-NE

 Josh Kline, G-TEN

Bennie Logan, DT-KC

Malcolm Butler, CB-NE

Key Losses

Demarco Murray, RB

Andy Levitre, T

NFC

 

Arizona Cardinals: C-

Draft

Free Agents

Sam Bradford, QB-MIN

Brice Butler, WR-DAL

Justin Pugh (NYG)
Andre Smith, T-CIN

Key losses

John Brown, WR

Tyrann Matheiu, FS

 Jared Veldheer, T

Atlanta Falcons: B-

Draft

Free Agents

Brandon Fusco, G-SF

Andy Levitre, T-TEN

Key Losses

Taylor Gabriel, WR

Dontari Poe, DT

Adrian Clayborn, DE

Carolina Panthers: C

Draft

Free Agents

C.J. Anderson, RB-DEN*

Torrey Smith, WR-PHI

Jeremiah Sirles, T-MIN

Dontari Poe, DT-ATL

Key Losses

Jonathan Stewart, RB

Andrew Norwell, G

Chicago Bears: A+

Draft

Free Agents

Chase Daniel, QB-PHI

Benny Cunningham, RB-LAR
Allen Robinson, WR-JAC

Taylor Gabriel, WR-ATL
Bennie Fowler, WR-DEN
Trey Burton, TE-PHI

Aaron Lynch, LB-SF

Khalil Mack, LB-OAK (TRADE)

Key Losses

Christian Jones, LB

Cameron Meredith, WR

Josh Sitton, G

Dallas Cowboys: B

Draft

Free Agents

Allen Hurns, WR-JAC

Tavon Austin, WR-LAR

Kony Ealy, DE-NYJ

Amari Cooper, WR-OAK (TRADE)

Key Losses

Dez Bryant, WR

Jason Witten, TE

Orlando Scandrick, CB

Detroit Lions: C+

Draft

Free Agents

LeGarrette Blount, RB-PHI

Luke Willson, TE-SEA

Christian Jones, LB-CHI
Devon Kennard, LB-NYG

Key Losses

Eric Ebron, TE

Tahir Whitehead, LB

Green Bay Packers: B-

Draft

Free Agents

DeShone Kizer, QB-CLE
Jimmy Graham, TE-SEA
Muhammad Wilkerson, DE-NYJ
Tramon Williams, CB-ARI

Key Losses

Jordy Nelson, WR

Damarius Randall, S

Morgan Burnett, S

Los Angeles Rams: A

Draft

Free Agents

Brandin Cooks (NE)

Ndamukong Suh (MIA)

Aqib Talib (DEN)
Marcus Peters (KC)

Key Losses

Sammy Watkins, WR

Trumaine Johnson, CB

Alec Ogletree, LB

Tavon Austin, WR

Robert Quinn, DE

Minnesota Vikings: C

Draft

Free Agents

Kirk Cousins, QB-WAS

Sheldon Richardson DT-SEA

Key Losses

Case Keenum, QB

Jerrick McKinnon, RB

New York Giants: B

Draft

Free Agents

Jonathan Stewart, RB-CAR
Cody Latimer, WR-DEN
Nate Solder, T-NE
Patrick Omameh, G 

Alec Ogletree, LB-LAR
Kareem Martin, DT-HOU

Key Losses

Devon Kennard, LB

Jason Pierre Paul, DE

Justin Pugh, G

Rich Westburg, C

D.J. Fluker, T

New Orleans Saints: C+

Draft

Free Agents

Cameron Meredith, WR-CHI

Demario Davis, LB-NYJ

No Key Losses

Philadelphia Eagles: B

Draft

  • 2-49: Dallas Goedert, TE (South Dakota State)

  • 4-125: Avonta Maddox, CB (Pittsburgh)

  • 4-130: Josh Sweat, DE (Florida State)

Free Agents

Richard Rogers, TE-GB

Paul Worrilow, LB-ATL (IR)

Mike Wallace, WR-BAL

Nigel Bradham, LB-PHI*

Haloti N'gata, DT-DET

Mike Bennett, DT-SEA

Key Losses

LeGarrette Blount, RB

Torrey Smith, WR

Trey Burton, TE

Mychal Kendricks, LB

Vinny Curry, DT

San Francisco 49ers: B-

Draft

Free Agents

Jimmy Garrapollo, QB*

Jerrick McKinnon, RB-MIN
Jonathan Cooper, G-ARI
Weston Richburg, C-NYG

Richard Sherman, CB-SEA

Key Losses

Carlos Hyde, RB 

Marcus Martin, G

Trent Brown, T

Aaron Lynch, DE

Brandon Fusco, G

Daniel Kilgore, C

Seattle Seahawks: C

Draft

Free Agents

D.J. Fluker, T-NYG

Barkevious Mingo, LB-IND

Key Losses

 Jimmy Graham, TE

Luke Wilson, TE

Paul Richardson, WR

Michael Bennett, DT

Richard Sherman, CB

Sheldon Richardson, DT

Thomas Rawls, RB

Cam Chancellor, S

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: C

Draft

Free Agents

Ryan Jensen, C-BAL

Evan Smith, C-GB
Jason Pierre-Paul, DE-NYG
Vinny Curry, DE-PHI

Key Losses

Doug Martin, RB

Washington Redskins: C

Draft

  • 1-13: Da'Ron Payne, DT (Alabam): Signed

  • 2-59: Derrius Guice, RB (LSU): Signed

Free Agents

Alex Smith, QB-KC

Paul Richardson, WR-SEA

Shawn Lauvao, G-

Orlando Scandrick, CB-DAL

Key Losses

Kirk Cousins, QB