After most of the top-tier free agents have signed, many teams have finalized the top of their roster. With that set, their horizontal draft boards can begin to crystallize. While need shouldn’t be the ultimate decision maker in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, it will certainly play a big role.
How does this change the way teams may draft? Let’s take a team-by-team look with our latest mock draft.
1. Cleveland Browns – EDGE Myles Garrett, Texas A&M
Nothing has changed at the top of the draft. Garrett looks like an elite prospect on tape and at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. In the midst of a massive roster rebuild, the Browns would be smart to select Garrett.