What a whirlwind of a first round for the 2018 NFL draft. We had a minor surprise at No. 1 (the Cleveland Browns selected Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield), and it escalated afterward with several trades. Then we had a few head-scratching picks at the end of the night that I’m still trying to put together.
The Baltimore Ravens added some intrigue by taking Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson at the end of Round 1 — remember, that fifth-year option is extremely important for quarterbacks. That means all of my top 23 prospects are already off the board. And there are still some really good players left heading into Day 2.
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