By now, most of us have heard of the NFL draft.
While some will be disappointed to see what’s actually going to happen, it is great to see how it’s going to affect the world and the lives of many people.
So let’s take a look at the top 10 picks and see how they could impact the world.1.
Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings have made their first-round selection.
They’re hoping that a player like Ezekiel Elliott, who is still working his way back from his broken leg, can help them win the NFC North.
They have the fifth-best defense in the league.2.
New England Patriots: The Patriots have taken two high-end offensive linemen in the first-rounder of the draft, running back Kenyan Drake and linebacker Dont’a Hightower.3.
Seattle Seahawks: Seattle took a quarterback in the second-round and was rewarded with a linebacker in the fourth-round.
The Seahawks are one of the most talented defenses in the NFL and were able to use the pick to add another player who can play either in the 4-3 or 3-4 defense.4.
Oakland Raiders: The Raiders have a number of options at the position.
The Raiders drafted a quarterback and a defensive end in the seventh-round, and they also have some picks in the top five.5.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Buccaneers had two high draft picks in 2016 and they were rewarded with running back Tarik Cohen and tight end Marcedes Lewis.
They also took linebacker Josh Harvey-Clemons, who could become the next great pass rusher.6.
New York Jets: The Jets had two first- round picks and have made the most of it.
They took safety Jaquiski Tartt, cornerback Jameis Winston and cornerback Kyle Fuller.7.
Green Bay Packers: The Packers have two first round picks in 2017 and they could have a big impact in 2018.
They had two offensive linemen, including running back Josh Doctson and quarterback Aaron Murray.8.
Denver Broncos: The Broncos had three first- and second- rounders and will have plenty of picks in 2018 including two defensive linemen.
They’ll have to replace two of their starting offensive tackles.9.
Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs had four first- rounds and have two of the top offensive linemen on the board.
They picked defensive end Josh Mauga and cornerback Jalen Ramsey in the third-round to help fill their needs.10.
Detroit Lions: The Lions have the second pick in the draft and they have two offensive tackles, including quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.
They could take a defensive lineman in the fifth round.
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