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For everyone asking for NFC North starting lineup grades, here you are. Hope you have time to get ready for opening weekend.

Chicago Bears

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NFC North
Bears
QB Mitch Trubisky
I am not sure Mitch is the right guy but he is all they have C
RB Jordan Howard
Howard is solid but this group is deep with quality A-
WR Allen Robinson & Taylor Gabriel & Anthony Miller
Robinson is FA from JK. He & Gabriel will start. White is a bust & may get cut. Miller & Fowler will stay. B
TE Trey Burton
Miller is out so Burton will start C
OL lt Charles Leno lg James Daniels c Cody Whitehair rg Kyle Long rt Bobby Massie
Right side is OK left not so much. C
DL le Jonathan Bullard nt Eddie Goldman re Akiem Hicks
Hicks is solid rest are not D
LB lolb Khalil Mack lilb Danny Trevathan rilb Nick Kwiatkoski rolb Leonard Floyd
Group is solid and will be better with Mack and when Roquan Smith gets in B+
DB lc Prince Amukamara rc Kyle Fuller fs Eddie Jackson ss Adrian Amos
This is the strength of the D and will get better with Amukamara healthy B+
Lions
QB Matthew Stafford
Top 5 and has a RB now. A-
RB LeGarrette Blount
2 time NFL Champ that can hit the middle of the D. B+
WR Marvin Jones & Golden Tate
This group is outstanding. Tate FA from SE. A-
TE Luke Willson & Michael Roberts
Wilson can catch Roberts is the blocker B-
OL lt Taylor Decker lg Frank Ragnow c Graham Glasgow rg T.J. Lang rt Ricky Wagner
Group is green as baby peas but has potential C-
DL le Anthony Zettel lt A’Shawn Robinson rt Sylvester Williams re Ezekiel Ansah
Ansah is find the rest are not D
LB Solb Devon Kennard ml Jarrad Davis wolb Jalen Reeves-Maybin
Davis & Reeves-Maybin are young & have potential. Kennard is OK C-
DB lc Darius Slay rc Teez Tabor fs Glover Quin ss Quandre Diggs
Tabor is the weak link otherwise OK B-
Packers
QB Aaron Rodgers
If the OL can keep him healthy he is fine A-
RB Jamaal Williams
He is OK but needs better blocking by the OL C
WR Davante Adams & Randall Cobb & Geronimo Allison
2/3 of the group are fine Allison is the problem B-
TE Jimmy Graham
SE Loss is GB Gain B+
OL lt David Bakhtiari lg Lane Taylor c Corey Linsley rg Justin McCray rt Bryan Bulaga
lt Bakhtiari is solid rest not so much C-
DL le Muhammad Wilkerson nt Kenny Clark re Mike Daniels
re Daniels is decent. FA Wilkerson may help vs run. C-
LB lolb Clay Matthews lilb Blake Martinez rilb Oren Burks rolb Nick Perry
Matthews is fine if healthy. Martinez stops the run. Rest are average B-
DB lc Jaire Alexander rc Tramon Williams fs Ha Ha Clinton-Dix ss Josh Jones
Corners are weak but HaHa & Jones are OK. C
Vikings
QB Kirk Cousins
Risked everything to bring in Cousins after getting to the NFC Champ game last year C
RB Dalvin Cook
Cook was hurt most of last year. Should be fine this season. B
WR Adam Thielen & Stefon Diggs
Cousins has never has this good a group of WR A-
TE Kyle Rudolph
Solid A-
OL lt Riley Reiff lg Tom Compton c Pat Elflein rg Aviante Collins rt Mike Remmers
OL is very over rated C
DL le Danielle Hunter lt Linval Joseph rt Sheldon Richardson re Everson Griffen
Griffen is solid rest is not. Depth will help. B
LB solb Anthony Barr mlb Eric Kendricks wolb Ben Gedeon
Barr & Kendricks are solid, Gedeon is a project B+
DB lc Xavier Rhodes rc Trae Waynes fs Harrison Smith ss Andrew Sendejo
Rhodes & Smith are all pros Rest are OK. A-
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Dallas Cowboys

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Cowboys
QB Dak Prescott is a capable leader who had an outstanding rookie campaign but regressed notably in his sophomore effort. Jury’s still out on whether the problem was him or his offensive teammates. C+
RB Zeke Elliott – Assuming he stays out of trouble and off the suspended list, he’s among the best in the NFL. A-
WR Allen Hurns was a good pickup. Terrance Williams is a perpetual underachiever. Cole Beasley is yet to develop into the Julian Edelman type he’s been touted as. Pain in the butt though he may be, this wasn’t the right time to cut Dez. C
TE Witten’s abrupt retirement put the team in a bad spot at TE. Geoff Swaim and Rico Gathers don’t look up to the task. D
OL LT Tyron Smith LG Connor Williams C Travis Frederick RG Zack Martin RG La’el Collins. Smith is having a great camp, but there are no standouts here and the whole group badly underachieved last season. C-
DL DE Demarcus Lawrence DT Datone Jones DT Jihad Ward DE Tyrone Crawford A decent group whose stats are handicapped by poor coaching. Will Taco Charlton ever improve enough to contribute more? C
LB SLB Damien Wilson MLB Jaylon Smith WLB Sean Lee Layton Vander Esch was the first round pick. Where does he fit? Lee is productive but cant stay healthy. C+
DB CBs Byron Jones, Chidobe Awuzie FS Xavier Woods SS Jeff Heath. Underwhelming as a group, with the CBs grading out slightly better than the safeties. C-
New York Giants
QB Eli Manning We’ll see both Good Eli and Bad Eli this season, as we do every year. The question is which one shows up more frequently, and can Good Eli do enough to help a Giants team coming off an incredibly embarrassing season? B
RB Saquon Barkley‘s skill set is legit, but can he carry the brutal load of an NFL RB1? B
WR OBJ is good but vastly overrated and has health concerns. Sterling Shepard also has health issues. The rest are just guys. C
TE Evan Engram, Rhett Ellison. Engram had an impressive rookie campaign. Can he continue in that vein? Ellison is a solid workhorse blocker. B
OL LT Nate Solder LG Will Hernandez C Jon Halapio RG Patrick Omameh RT Ereck Flowers. Hugely improved with the acquisition of Solder and the Hernandez pick, but carries concerns about L-R balance. C+
DL DE BJ Hill NT Damon Harrison DE Dalvin Tomlinson. The scheme change may help, but the entire defense lacks depth and talent, no more so than in the DL group. Where will the pass rush come from? D-
LB SLB Kareem Martin MLB Alec Ogletree MLB BJ Goodson WLB Olivier Vernon A tick better on paper than the DL unit, but will likely suffer at their hands. D
DB CBs Eli Apple, Janoris Jenkins FS Curtis Riley SS Landon Collins Collins gets the job done. Jenkins was a disastrous underachiever last season. Apple is a problem on multiple levels. D
Philadelphia Eagles
QB Nick Foles/Carson Wentz Can Foles keep it together long enough to allow Wentz to safely get back to 100% before taking the field? Wentz has a ton of talent and Foles really stepped up in the playoffs, but Foles’ luck is probably running out and we don’t know how Wentz will look when he returns. B
RB Jay Ajayi, Darren Sproles. I like both of these guys better than most do, especially Sproles. If Tiny Beast can stay healthy, they have a lot of creative options in the run game. B
WR Alshon Jeffrey, Mike Wallace, Nelson Agholor. If Mike Wallace actually behaves in the best interest of his team, it will be the first time ever. Jeffrey has health issues, but the talent here is good. B
TE Zach Ertz. Among the best in the league and somehow still often undervalued. A
OL LT Jason Peters LG Stefen Wisniewski C Jason Kelce RG Brandon Brooks RT Lane Johnson A lot hinges on whether Peters plays or if Johnson has to move to LT. Among the best OLs in the NFL regardless. A-
DL DE Derrick Barnett DT Tim Jernigan DT Fletcher Cox DE Brandon Graham. Solid group with depth that also has Michael Bennett, Chris Long, and Haloti Ngata in the mix. A
LB SLB Nathan Gerry MLB Jordan Hicks WLB Nigel Bradham. The Eagles have almost unmatched depth across the entire front 7. A
DB CBs Jalen Mills, Ronald Darby S Malcolm Jenkins, Rodney McLeod. This is the defensive unit for the Eagles that I have the least confidence in, but they’re still better than 90% of the league. A-
Washington Redskins
QB Alex Smith is one of the league’s smartest at the position, but lacks the physical skills to mesh well with Washington’s other offensive weapons. B
RB Already lost rookie Derrius Guice for the season to an ACL tear, who many believed was the ‘Skins answer here. Chris Thompson is a capable pass catcher, but not an every down guy. Rob Kelley isn’t going to be anyone’s hero. C-
WR Josh Doctson, Jamison Crowder, Paul Richardson.  Not a bad group but a poor match with Smith. Doctson is solid but has had injury issues. Richardson’s signing hurt Seattle more than it helped Washington. B-
TE Jordan Reed has injury issues and a highly contentious relationship with the coaching staff. Vernon Davis is too old to be much use. C
OL LT Trent Williams LG Shaun Lauvao C Chase Roullier RG Brandon Scherff RT Morgan Moses. Williams is among the league’s best. Scherff is top 10 at his position. Roullier and Moses are learning but still have work to do. LG is a huge problem and the internal options aren’t good. B-
DL DE Jonathan Allen NT D’Ron Payne DE Matt Ioannidis. Allen is solid. Payne was a decent pick, he’s smart and has potential. Ioannidis, a 5th round pick in his third season, has a lot to prove. C+
LB SLB Preston Smith MLB Mason Foster MLB Zach Brown WLB Ryan Kerrigan. Brown played well last season and earned a new contract. Foster missed most of last season with a torn labrum but appears to be healthy now. Kerrigan has been incredibly steady and consistent throughout an 8-year career. C
DB CBs Quinton Dunbar, Josh Norman, SS Montae Nicholson FS DJ Swearinger. Norman’s play can’t keep up with his mouth. Swearing er is ok. The rest are unremarkable and the unit depth is not good. D
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NFL AFC West starting lineup Grades for all you kids working on your fantasy football teams this team.

Broncos

Broncos

AFC West
Broncos
QB Case Keenum
Has GM John Elway found his franchise QB? B-
RB Devontae Booker or Royce Freeman
Booker did not run well last season. Freeman will challenge this season. C-
WR Demaryius Thomas & Emmanuel Sanders
Thomas is top 20 but Sanders is not. C
TE Jake Butt
Lost all last year from Inj. B-
OL lt Garett Bolles lg Ronald Leary c Matt Paradis rg Connor McGovern rt Jared Veldheer
lt Bolles was a rookie but played OK rt Veldheer is decent, Middle of OL is an issue. B-
DL le Derek Wolfe nt Domata Peko re Bradley Chubb
Chubb is the hope for DL. D
LB slb Shane Ray lib Brandon Marshall rib Todd Davis wolb Von Miller
Miller leads the pass rush Marshall leads the team in run stops B
DB lc Bradley Roby rc Chris Harris Jr. fs Darian Stewart ss Justin Simmons
cbs are a disaster safeties are decent C
Chiefs
QB Patrick Mahomes
Very unproven and a big risk D for now D
RB Kareem Hunt
Hunt is a keeper if he can stay healthy A-
WR Sammy Watkins & Tyreek Hill
Both are outstanding A-
TE Travis Kelce
OUTSTANDING A
OL lt Eric Fisher lg Bryan Witzmann c Mitch Morse rg Laurent Duvernay-Tardif rt Mitchell Schwartz
Schwartz is solid but Fisher is over rated. Rest are below average. B-
DL le Allen Bailey nt Xavier Williams re Chris Jones
This grp is a mess & a shadow of what they were 3 years ago. D
LB lob Justin Houston lilb Reggie Ragland rilb Anthony Hitchens rolb Dee Ford
Houston is good as is Hitchens Dee has potential but had not show it yet. B-
DB lc Kendall Fuller rc David Amerson fs Daniel Sorensen ss Eric Berry
Fuller is OK. So is Berry if he can stay healthy. Sorensen may miss early weeks of the season. C
CHARGERS
QB Philip Rivers
One of the best QB’s in the league A
RB Melvin Gordon
One good year after a bad year, Which will we see this year? B-
WR Keenan Allen & Mike Williams & Travis Benjamin & Tyrell Williams
This grp is outstanding & Rivers makes them better B-
TE Virgil Green
Lost Hunter but Green is OK. C
OL lt Russell Okung lg Dan Feeney c Mike Pouncey rg Forrest Lamp rt Joe Barksdale
Okung is over rated. Pouncey adds a lot Feeney & Lamp are good B
DL le Joey Bosa lt Brandon Mebane rt Darius Philon re Melvin Ingram
Bosa & Ingram are outstanding, Rest are decent B-
LB solb Denzel Perryman mlb Hayes Pullard wolb Kyle Emanuel
Group is weak D
DB lc Trevor Williams rc Casey Hayward fs Desmond King ss Derwin James
Hayward & King are OK. Rest are weak C
Raiders
QB Derek Carr
Has been decent but can he develop further? C
RB Marshawn Lynch
Depth is solid but could this be the last yr for Lynch? B-
WR Amari Cooper & Jordy Nelson & Martavis Bryant
Both Nelson and Bryant are FA and will help a lot. B
TE Jared Cook & Lee Smith
Cook is solid and Smith can block. B
OL lt Donald Penn lg Kelechi Osemele c Rodney Hudson rg Gabe Jackson rt Kolton Miller
This line was bad last year. Must get better if O is going to work better. C-
DL le Khalil Mack lt Eddie Vanderdoes rt Justin Ellis re Bruce Irvin
Pass rush is solid but DL can’t stop the run. B-
LB slb Tahir Whitehead mlb Derrick Johnson wlb Emmanuel Lamur
Whitehead is good rest are not D
DB lc Gareon Conley rc Rashaan Melvin fs Reggie Nelson ss Karl Joseph
Conley must come through for the group to improve C-

AFC South lineup Grades

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My line up grades for the NFL AFC South teams for the 2018 season. You need to keep these grades close by when you select your teams for the coming year.

Texans

Texans

AFC South
Texans
QB Deshaun Watson
If Watson can survive the season, he will be fine. A-
RB Lamar Miller
Miller was horrible last yr with 21y his longest run. D
WR DeAndre Hopkins & Will Fuller V & Braxton Miller
Hopkins is outstanding. Watson deserves better from Fuller & Miller B
TE Stephen Anderson
Anderson is barely OK. C
OL lt Julie’n Davenport lg Zach Fulton c Nick Martin rg Senio Kelemete rt Seantrel Henderson
Watson deserves better in the OL than this group. Henderson was 3rd string in BF. D
DL Le J.J. Watt nt D.J. Reader re Joel Heath
Watt was hurt most of 17, putting pressure on Clowney. Rest are nothing special. C
lb slb Whitney Mercilus lilb Zach Cunningham rilb Benardrick McKinney wlb Jadeveon Clowney
Mercilus was hurt but Clowney is outstanding. B
DB lc Johnathan Joseph rc Aaron Colvin fs Kareem Jackson ss Tyrann Mathieu FA
Signing Mathieu helped but Watson needs to score a lot of points to keep HO in the game.
Colts
QB Andrew Luck or Jacoby Brissett
No luck in Indy last year. Brissett was decent. B with Luck C without him.
RB Marlon Mack
Mack is not good & runs behind a bad OL. D
WR T.Y. Hilton & Ryan Grant
Hilton is fine, Grant not so much. C
TE Eric Ebron FA & Jack Doyle FA
Both are solid and can catch. B
OL lt Anthony Castonzo lg Quenton Nelson R c Ryan Kelly R rg Braden Smith R rt Austin Howard FA
The rebuilt OL can’t be worse. D
DL le Denico Autry FA lt Grover Stewart rt Al Woods re Jabaal Sheard
Jabaal Sheard is fine the rest is not good. D
lb slb John Simon mlb Antonio Morrison wlb Najee Goode
Morrison is the best of this group. Rest are not good. D
DB lc Quincy Wilson rc Kenny Moore fs Malik Hooker ss Matthias Farley
All are green but Matthias Farley is the best here. C-
Jaguars
QB Blake Bortles
Bortles is at best middle of the road. C
RB Leonard Fournette
He is top 10 RB. A
WR Marqise Lee & D.J. Chark R & Donte Moncrief FA
Is this grp holding Bortles back or is this grp the problem? D
TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins
Young and rising. C+
OL lt Cam Robinson lg Andrew Norwell FA c Brandon Linder rg A.J. Cann rt Jermey Parnell
Norwell helped but the OL still below average. C-
DL le Yannick Ngakoue lt Marcell Dareus rt Malik Jackson re Calais Campbell
Rebuilt DL is better. B+
lb slb Myles Jack mlb Blair Brown wlb Telvin Smith
Jack & Smith are as good as any OLB. Brown not so much. A-
DB lc A.J. Bouye rc Jalen Ramsey fs Tashaun Gipson ss Barry Church
2 probowlers & 2 guys B+
Titans
QB Marcus Mariota
He had a down year last season but played well in the playoffs. C-
RB Derrick Henry & Dion Lewis (rec)
Lewis is too small to be a 25 carry a game back. Henry must carry the load. C
WR Rishard Matthews & Corey Davis &Taywan Taylor
Matthews is OK but the rest are not good.
TE Delanie Walker
He is a top 5 TE. A
OL lt Taylor Lewan lg Quinton Spain c Ben Jones rg Josh Kline rt Jack Conklin J
OL was better last year, after a shaky year in 16.  B-
DL le DaQuan Jones nt Bennie Logan FA re Jurrell Casey
Casey is fine the rest are not good. B-
lb lob Derrick Morgan lib Wesley Woodyard rib Rashaan Evans R rolb Brian Orakpo
Woodyard is outstanding. Rest are OK at best B-
DB lc Logan Ryan rc Malcolm Butler fs Kevin Byard ss Johnathan Cyprien
Byard is OK the rest need to prove themselves C

AFC North starting lineup grades

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My grades for the AFC North starting lineups. Make sure you know who is a keeper and who you should drop going into the first week.

Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore Ravens

Ravens
QB Joe Flacco
He has not had a great season since he got paid. D+
RB Alex Collins
Much better than the previous group at 116y/g B
wr Michael Crabtree & John Brown & Willie Snead
BA hopes that it was the WRS not the QB that lead to 29th passing yardage. BA Changed out all WRS but that won’t help C-
te Hayden Hurst R
BA hopes that first round pick Hurst can put some life into TE pos. C
OL Lt Ronnie Stanley lg James Hurst c Ryan Jensen FA rg Marshal Yanda rt Alex Lewis
Nothing special here except Yanda IF he can stay healthy. C
DL le Brandon Williams nt Michael Pierce re Willie Henry
DL over performed B
lb slb Albert McClellan lilb C.J. Mosley rilb Patrick Onwuasor wolb Terrell Suggs
Mosley & Suggs are special rest are not. C+
DB lc Brandon Carr rc Jimmy Smith fs Tony Jefferson ss Eric Weddle
S are both solid but CBS are less solid. B
BENGALS
QB Andy Dalton
Dalton has not won a playoff game. That is why we call him RV. C-
RB Joe Mixon
Bad OL hurt Run gm but Mixon played well. B-
WR A.J. Green & Brandon LaFell & John Ross
Green is outstanding, Rest are decent. B-
TE Tyler Eifert
CN was smart enough to resign UFA Eifert. B
OL lt Cordy Glenn T lg Clint Boling c Billy Price R rg Trey Hopkins rt Jake Fisher
Left side is OK. Rest not so much. C-
DL le Carlos Dunlap lt Chris Baker rt Geno Atkins re Michael Johnson
DL is old but still effective. B+
lb slb Nick Vigil mlb Preston Brown wlb Vontaze Burfict 4gm susp
fa Brown helps but Vontaze Burfict is the key to the group B+
DB lc Dre Kirkpatrick rc William Jackson fs Shawn Williams ss George Iloka
DBS did not preform well last year. C-
Browns
QB Tyrod Taylor or Baker Mayfield
Everyone in CL says that Taylor will start. I don’t believe them. C
RB Carlos Hyde & Duke Johnson Jr.
Hyde is the runner Johnson is the receiver. Crowell escaped No Run CL. C-
wr Jarvis Landry & Josh Gordon + SOMEONE ELSE.
The 3rd WR won’t be Coleman. He is a DISASTER. Key is can Gordon stay on the field? B+
TE David Njoku
Can he catch the ball? D
OL lt Shon Coleman lg Joel Bitonio c JC Tretter rg Kevin Zeitler rt Chris Hubbard
GCG is fine. OTS are the biggest issues C
DL le Emmanuel Ogbah lt Larry Ogunjobi rt Trevon Coley re Myles Garrett
Garrett is solid but the rest are soft. C-
lb slb Jamie Collins mlb Joe Schobert wlb Mychal Kendricks
Collins was bad last yr. Kendricks & Schobert are OK. C
DB lc T.J. Carrie FA rc Denzel Ward R fs Damarious Randall T ss Jabrill Peppers
Peppers was 40 yrds behind the D. Carrie & Ward should help improve pass cov. D+
Steelers
QB Ben Roethlisberger
Roethlisberger had talked about retirement often. A-
RB Le’Veon Bell
Bell is outstanding A
WR Antonio Brown & Juju Smith-Schuster & James Washington R
Brown is outstanding rest are OK. B+
TE Jesse James
James had a good season last yr. B
ol lt Alejandro Villanueva lg Ramon Foster c Maurkice Pouncey rg David DeCastro rt Marcus Gilbert
OL was solid with 3 players making the all pro team. A-
DL le Cameron Heyward nt Javon Hargrave re Stephon Tuitt
Heyward is an All pro but Tuitt fell off after signing a 10 M
lb lolb Bud Dupree lilb Jonathan Bostic rilb Vince Williams rolb T.J. Watt
LB Group got better with FA Bostic. Ryan Shazier may never play again. B+
DB Lc Joe Haden rc Artie Burns fs Morgan Burnett ss Terrell Edmunds R
pt is still trying to find the perfect combination C-

Starter Grades for AFC East

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Here are my Starter Grades for AFC East teams. If you are picking your fantasy sports teams this weekend you’ll want to have a look at these ratings.

Starter Grades for AFC East

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  Bills
QB new AJ McCarron FA Josh Allen R gone Ty Taylor T
  McCarron is unproven & Allen is a rookie. D
   
RB LeSean McCoy
  McCoy is Outstanding as a runner & receiver. A
   
WR Kelvin Benjamin & Zay Jones D-
   
TE Charles Clay & Nick O’Leary C-
   
OL lt Dion Dawkins lg John Miller C Russell Bodine rg Vlad Ducasse rt Jordan Mills
  lt Glenn T & lg Incognito ret were the keys to the O. D
   
DL Le Trent Murphy FA lt Star Lotulelei FA rt Kyle Williams re Jerry Hughes T
  The 4/3 which fits the D better. C+
   
lb wlb Matt Milano mlb Tremaine Edmunds R slb Lorenzo Alexander
  MLB Preston Brown was allowed to leave as FA.R Edmunds replaced him. C-
   
db lc Tre’Davious White rc Vontae Davis fs Jordan Poyer ss Micah Hyde
  ss Hyde & lc White are solid, rc Davis is not longer elite. Gaines left via FA. B
   
  Dolphins
QB Ryan Tannehill
  MI is convinced Tannehill is the guy. I am not. D-
   
RB Kenyan Drake
  Drake is not big enough to carry the ball 25 times a game. Frank Gore is past his “use by” date. D
   
WR DeVante Parker & Kenny Stills
  Jarvis Landry was traded to CL & MI needs him D
   
TE A.J. Derby & Mike Gesicki R
  Thomas is gone, F-
   
OL lt Laremy Tunsil lg Josh Sitton c Daniel Kilgore rg Jesse Davis rt Ja’Wuan James
  C Mike Pouncey begged to be cut & Jermon Bushrod couldn’t wait to sign with a Good team D
   
DL le Cameron Wake lt Akeem Spence rt Davon Godchaux re Robert Quinn
  DT are soft but adding Quinn who LR never figured out how to use him Helps Pass Rush B
   
OB slb Chase Allen mlb Raekwon McMillan wlb Kiko Alonso
  The only one in this grp that is solid is Alonso. D
   
db lc Xavien Howard rc Cordrea Tankersley fs Minkah Fitzpatrick R ss Reshad Jones
  Jones is solid but the rest are big ? C
   
  patriots
qb Tom Brady A+
   
RB James White
  NE can’t trust a rookie so White starts. C
   
WR Julian Edelman sus 4 GMS Chris Hogan Kenny Britt Jordan Matthews
  When Edelman gets back WRS grup is OK. Britt can’t catch but Hogan is OK. B
   
TE Rob Gronkowski A
   
OL lt Isaiah Wynn lg Joe Thuney c David Andrews rg Shaq Mason rt Trent Brown
  Rebuilt OL needs Brady’s quick release but don’t expect a run gm. D
   
DL le Adrian Clayborn FA lt Lawrence Guy rt Malcom Brown re Trey Flowers
  Very little pass rush except for Clayborn C
   
lb Dont’a Hightower & Kyle Van Noy
  Hightower was out most of the yr. But should be better this sea. B
   
db Lc Jonathan Jones rc Stephon Gilmore 3rd cb Jason McCourty fs Devin McCourty ss Patrick Chung
  S are stronger than CBS B
   
  Jets
QB Josh McCown or Sam Darnold
  McCown is inj prone & old. Darnold will see action soon. C
   
RB Isaiah Crowell
  Crow is a good RB but never got a chance to run in CL. He will do well here. B
   
WR Robby Anderson & Jermaine Kearse & Terrelle Pryor
  Anderson & Kearse are OK but Pryor needs to step up his production. B
   
TE Eric Tomlinson
  He is nothing special. C-
   
OL lt Kelvin Beachum lg James Carpenter c Spencer Long rg Brian Winters rt Brandon Shell
  Beachum is solid but the rest are below average. D
   
DL le Leonard Williams nt Steve McLendon re Henry Anderson
  Very average DL C
   
lb lolb Josh Martin liob Avery Williamson rilb Darron Lee rolb Jordan Jenkins
  Except for Lee this group is below average. D
   
db lc Trumaine Johnson rc Morris Claiborne fs Jamal Adams ss Marcus Maye
  This group under preformed last season. C-

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