Recap: Complete Day 3 picks of NFL draft

Eric Coughlin
The Detroit News


Da'Shawn Hand

Round 4

1 (101). Carolina (from Cleveland through Green Bay): Ian Thomas, TE, Indiana

2 (102). Minnesota (from New York Giants through Tampa Bay): Jalyn Holmes, DE, Ohio State

3 (103). Houston: Keke Coutee, WR, Texas Tech

4 (104). Indianapolis: Nyheim Hines, RB, N.C. State

5 (105). Cleveland (from Chicago through New England): Antonio Callaway, WR, Florida

6 (106). Denver: Josey Jewell, LB, Iowa

7 (107). New York Jets: Chris Herndon, TE, Miami

8 (108). New York Giants (from Tampa Bay): Kyle Lauletta, QB, Richmond

A possible replacement for Eli Manning? The Richmond QB doesn't have a huge arm, but he makes up for it with accuracy and precision timing.

9 (109). Washington (from San Francisco through Denver): Troy Apke, S, Penn St.

10 (110). Oakland: Nick Nelson, CB, Wisconsin

11 (111). L.A. Rams (from Miami): Brian Allen, C, Michigan State

The first Michigan State player off the board. Allen is versatile, being able to play center or either guard spot. Michigan State has now had a player drafted every year since the modern NFL Draft started.

12 (112). Cincinnati: Mark Walton, RB, Miami

13 (113). Denver (from Washington): DaeSean Hamilton, WR, Penn St.

The career receptions leader for Penn State is headed to Denver.

14 (114). Detroit (from Green Bay through Cleveland and New England): Da'Shawn Hand, DE, Alabama

The Lions traded up to snag a talented pass-rusher in Hand. The future of DE Ziggy Ansah is unclear after this year and Hand could help fill the void if Ansah leaves. Hand was a five-star recruit that never really became elite in the SEC. He played well in the Senior Bowl and has all the physical tools to become a contributor.

15 (115). Chicago (from Arizona): Joel Iyiegbuniwe, LB, Western Kentucky

16 (116). Dallas: Dorance Armstrong, DE, Kansas

17 (117). Tampa Bay (from Detroit through New England): Jordan Whitehead, S, Pittsburgh

18 (118). Baltimore: Anthony Averett, CB, Alabama

19 (119). L.A. Chargers: Kyzir White, S, West Virginia

20 (120). Seattle: Will Dissly, TE, Washington

21 (121). Buffalo: Taron Johnson, CB, Weber State

22 (122). Baltimore (from Kansas City): Kenny Young, LB, UCLA

23 (123). Miami (from Carolina through Cleveland): Durham Smythe, TE, Notre Dame

24 (124). Kansas City (from L.A.): Armani Watts, S, Texas A&M

25 (125). Philadelphia (from Tennessee through Baltimore): Avonte Maddox, CB, Pittsburgh

The Super Bowl champions added some secondary depth by picking up Maddox. He's a speedy slot corner without much size (5-foot-9). Technique is a question mark, but a sub-4.4 40-yard dash time means he can recover quickly if beaten.

26 (126). Atlanta: Ito Smith, RB, Southern Miss

27 (127). New Orleans: Rick Leonard, OT, Florida St.

28 (128). San Francisco (from Pittsburgh): Kentavius Street, DE, N.C. State

29 (129). Jacksonville: Will Richardson, OT, N.C. State

30 (130). Philadelphia (from Minnesota): Josh Sweat, DE, Florida State

31 (131). Miami (from New England through Philadelphia): Kalen Ballage, RB, Arizona State

Kalen Ballage set a PAC 12-record with eight touchdowns in one game on 15 touches. He plays with passion and power, but has questionable consistency and never fully won the starting job at Arizona State. His physical abilities are impressive, but character concerns abound.

32 (132). Baltimore (from Philadelphia): Jaleel Scott, WR, New Mexico St.

33 (133). Green Bay (compensatory): J'Mon Moore, WR, Missouri

34 (134). Arizona (compensatory): Chase Edmonds, RB, Fordham

Edmonds is the most prolific runner in the Patriot League but hasn't been healthy since 2016. He runs with determination and catches it well out of the backfield. He finished his career at Fordham with 5,862 rushing yards.

35 (135). L.A. Rams (compensatory, from New York Giants): John Franklin-Myers, DE, Stephen F. Austin

36 (136). Carolina (compensatory, from New England through L.A. Rams): Marquis Haynes, LB, Ole Miss

37 (137). Dallas (compensatory): Dalton Schultz, TE, Stanford

Round 5

1 (138). Green Bay (from Cleveland): Cole Madison, OT, Washington St.

2 (139). New York Giants: R.J. McIntosh, DT, Miami

3 (140). Oakland (from Indianapolis): Maurice Hurst, DT, Michigan

The wait is over. Hurst has first-round talent, but slid over the last couple days due to concerns over a heart condition. If Hurst stays healthy, there's no question the Raiders got a steal. Hurst was probably the best defensive lineman in the Big Ten in 2017 and spearheaded an elite Michigan defense. He's known for his burst off the snap, pressuring the quarterback from the middle of the line instead of the edges with solid run-defense skills as well.

4 (141). Seattle (from Houston): Shaquem Griffin, LB, Central Florida

The one-handed linebacker is headed to Seattle to join his brother Shaquill. Shaquem ran the fastest 40-yard dash time for a linebacker ever (4.38 seconds). The inspirational story moves incredibly well and has impressive instincts. He's a little small (230 pounds) for a linebacker, but his coverage skills are great and his pass-rush is still evolving. He may end up being a situational player in Seattle, but scouts have been underestimating Shaquem Griffin his entire life.

5 (142). San Francisco (from Denver through Washington): D.J. Reed, CB, Kansas St.

6 (143). New England (from New York Jets through San Francisco): Ja'Whaun Bentley, LB, Purdue

7 (144). Tampa Bay: Justin Watson, WR, Penn

8 (145). Chicago: Bilal Nichols, DT, Delaware

9 (146). Seattle (from Oakland): Tre Flowers, S, Oklahoma St.

10 (147). L.A. Rams (from Miami through New Orleans, Green Bay, and Carolina): Micah Kiser, LB, Virginia

11 (148). Pittsburgh (from San Francisco): Marcus Allen, S, Penn St.

12 (149). Seattle (from Washington through Denver): Michael Dickson, P, Texas

13 (150). Cleveland (from Green Bay): Genard Avery, LB, Memphis

14 (151). Cincinnati: Davontae Harris, CB, Ilinois St.

15 (152). Tennessee (from Arizona through Oakland and Baltimore): Dane Cruikshank, CB, Arizona

16 (153). Detroit: Tyrell Crosby, OT, Oregon

Crosby was a 2017 1st Team All-Pac-12 performer at Oregon and started 13 games last year. He has the requisite size for right tackle at 6-foot-5 and 309 pounds, but if that doesn't work out he may be moved to guard. He missed some time during his college years due to a broken left foot. He still needs to learn some technique, but he's got great length and run-blocks well. His ceiling is limited due to consistency issues.

17 (154). Buffalo (from Baltimore): Siran Neal, S, Jacksonville St.

18 (155). L.A. Chargers: Scott Quesenberry, C, UCLA

19 (156). Denver (from Seattle through Philadelphia and Seattle): Troy Fumagalli, TE, Wisconsin

20 (157). Minnesota (from Dallas through New York Jets): Tyler Conklin, TE, Central Michigan

The walk-on missed the first five games of 2017 but bounced back big the rest of the season to become CMU's best offensive threat.

21 (158). Cincinnati (from Buffalo): Andrew Brown, DE, Virginia

22 (159). Indianapolis (from Kansas City through Cleveland, New England and Oakland): Daurice Fountain, WR, Northern Iowa

23 (160). L.A. Rams (from Denver): Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, DE, Oklahoma

24 (161). Carolina: Jermaine Carter, LB, Maryland

25 (162). Baltimore (from Tennessee): Jordan Lasley, WR, UCLA

Lasley was has been suspended and arrested several times while at UCLA, but he's the only UCLA player to ever have back-to-back 200-yard plus receiving games. He plays hard and is physical, but drops are a concern. If the locker room ends up being a good environment for Lasley, the Ravens may have finally found a quality receiver.

26 (163). Washington (from Atlanta through Denver): Tim Settle, DT, Virginia Tech

27 (164). New Orleans: Natrell Jamerson, S, Wisconsin

28 (165). Pittsburgh: Jaylen Samuels, TE, N.C. State

29 (166). Buffalo (from Jacksonville): Wyatt Teller, G, Virginia Tech

The Bills lost three o-linemen during the off-season, and Teller will be asked to fill the hole. The former defensive end is not overly athletic but he run-blocks well.

30 (167). Minnesota (from New York Jets): Daniel Carlson, K, Auburn

31 (168). Seattle (from New England): Jamarco Jones, OT, Ohio St.

32 (169). Indianapolis (from Philadelphia): Jordan Wilkins, RB, Ole Miss

33 (170). Cincinnati (compensatory): Darius Phillips, CB, Western Michigan

Phillips has 12 career non-offensive touchdowns, an NCAA record. He's a ball-hawk with a nose for the end zone. His speed is average, but he has great quickness and will probably be used in the return game. Phillips may never evolve into a starting cornerback, but he'll have that chance in Cincinnati.

34 (171). Dallas (compensatory): Mike White, QB, Western Kentucky

35 (172). Green Bay (compensatory): J.K. Scott, P, Alabama

Scott was very efficient with 46 percent of his punts landing inside the 20-yard line. He gets the ball off quickly and could be used on kickoffs as well.

36 (173). Oakland (compensatory, from Dallas): Johnny Townsend, P, Florida

37 (174). Green Bay (compensatory): Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, South Florida

Round 6

1 (175). Cleveland: Damion Ratley, WR, Texas A&M

2 (176). L.A. Rams (from New York Giants): John Kelly, RB, Tennessee

Kelly rushed for more than 1,500 yards during his time at Tennessee. The Rams are pretty loaded on offense, so it's hard to see where Kelly fits, but in the sixth round teams are looking for diamonds in the rough.

3 (177). Houston: Duke Ejiofor, DE, Wake Forest

4 (178). New England (from Indianapolis through Cleveland): Christian Sam, LB, Arizona State

5 (179). New York Jets: Parry Nickerson, CB, Tulane

6 (180). New York Jets (from Tampa Bay through Minnesota): Foley Fatukasi, DT, UConn

7 (181). Chicago: Kylie Fitts, DE, Utah

Fitts had seven sacks and four forced fumbles in 2015 but has been hampered by injuries ever since. His arms are a little short, but he's been a productive pass-rusher when healthy. It continues a trend of the Bears adding to their defense in 2018--four of their six picks so far have been on the defensive side of the ball.

8 (182). Arizona (from Denver): Chris Campbell, CB, Penn St.

Campbell has great size and long arms. He had 12 pass breakups in 2017, but his coverage was inconsistent. He'll battle for a spot in the Cardinals' secondary.

9 (183). Denver (from Miami through L.A.): Sam Jones, G, Arizona St.

10 (184). San Francisco: Marcell Harris, S, Florida

11 (185). Indianapolis (from Oakland): Deon Cain, WR, Clemson

12 (186). Seattle (from Green Bay): Jake Martin, DE, Temple

13 (187). Buffalo (from Cincinnati): Ray-Ray McCloud, WR, Clemson

14 (188). Cleveland (from Washington): Simeon Thomas, CB, UL-Lafayette

15 (189). New Orleans (from Arizona): Kamrin Moore, CB, Boston College

Moore is very agile and locates the ball well. Most draft prognosticators had him going earlier in the draft, but he's not very big, being more strong and compact. Moore's aggression, physicality and ball skills are his greatest assets.

16 (190). Baltimore: DeShon Elliott, S, Texas

Elliott had an interception in three-straight games in 2017 and returned two interceptions for touchdowns. He can't be matched in one-on-one coverage, but he's very physical and can lay big hits.

17 (191). L.A. Chargers: Dylan Cantrell, WR, Texas Tech

18 (192). L.A. Rams (from Seattle through Oakland and Dallas): Jamil Denby, G, Maine

19 (193). Dallas: Chris Covington, LB, Indiana

Covington moved up draft boards in 2017. He's versatile and explodes to the football. Covington may not have reached his ceiling, as he was rapidly improving when the 2017 season ended. He'll compete for backup snaps with the Cowboys.

20 (194). Atlanta (from Detroit through L.A.): Russell Gage, WR, LSU

21 (195). L.A. Rams (from Buffalo): Sebastian Joseph, DT, Rutgers

22 (196). Kansas City: Tremon Smith, CB, Central Arkansas

23 (197). Washington (from Carolina through L.A.): Shaun Dion Hamilton, LB, Alabama

24 (198). Kansas City (from L.A. through New England): Reginald McKenzie, G, Tennessee

25 (199). Tennessee: Luke Falk, QB, Washington St.

Marcus Mariota will have a new teammate in the Titans QB room. Falk sticks in the pocket well and is accurate with limited arm strength. He takes a lot of sacks, but was considered the best player available. He's a huge Tom Brady fan and was taken at the exact same point as Brady almost 20 years ago. Falk's Washington State team beat UCLA and USC, teams that had quarterbacks that went in the first round. He has to develop more physically, but playing in a good-weather division will help if he ends up getting playing time in Tennessee.

26 (200). Atlanta: Foye Oluokun, LB, Yale

27 (201). New Orleans: Boston Scott, RB, Louisiana Tech

28 (202). Tampa Bay (from Pittsburgh): Jack Cichy, LB, Wisconsin

When he's healthy, Cichy racked up tackles at Wisconsin. He reads plays very well and reacts quickly.

29 (203). Jacksonville: Tanner Lee, QB, Nebraska

Nebraska's captain from 2017 started all its games last season. He's willing to attempt tough throws but gets intercepted too often. Lee also holds the ball too long, leading to several sacks. He'll compete to be a backup for the Jaguars.

30 (204). New York Jets (from Minnesota): Trenton Cannon, RB, Virginia Tech

31 (205). L.A. Rams (from New England through Cleveland and Washington): Trevon Young (DE) Louisville

32 (206). Philadelphia: Matt Pryor, OT, TCU

33 (207). Green Bay (compensatory): Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, Notre Dame

34 (208). Dallas (compensatory): Cedrick Wilson, WR, Boise St.

35 (209). Miami (compensatory, from L.A. through Kansas City): Cornell Armstrong, DB, Southern Miss

36 (210). New England (compensatory, from Oakland): Braxton Berrios, WR, Miami

37 (211). Houston (compensatory): Jordan Thomas, TE, Mississippi St.

38 (212). Baltimore (compensatory, from Oakland): Greg Senat, OT, Wagner

39 (213). Minnesota (compensatory): Colby Gossett, G, Appalachian St.

Appalachian St. was one of the best teams in the country in pass-blocking in 2017 and Gossett was part of it, allowing no sacks. He's big, but his run-blocking is suspect. If everything breaks right, he'll be a backup.

40 (214). Houston (compensatory): Peter Kalambayi, LB, Stanford

41 (215). Baltimore (compensatory, from Baltimore through Tennessee): Bradley Bozeman, C, Alabama

42 (216). Oakland (compensatory): Azeem Victor, LB, Washington

43 (217). Denver (compensatory, from Oakland through L.A.): Keishawn Bierria, LB, Washington

44 (218). Minnesota (compensatory): Ade Aruna, DE, Tulane

Round 7

1 (219). New England (from Cleveland): Danny Etling, QB, LSU

LSU had many struggles at QB, and Etling was part of it, raising eyebrows at this pick. Etling has a strong arm, and he has some mobility, but that's about it. A career backup is probably his ceiling unless he develops dramatically. The Patriots now have three quarterbacks on the roster, with Etling joining Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer.

2 (220). Seattle (from New York Giants through Pittsburgh): Alex McGough, QB, Florida International

McGough's delivery is unique, but he makes it work. He completed 60 percent of his throws and had a 3-to-1 touchdown to interception ratio in 2017. Over the course of his time at Florida International he threw for more than 9,000 yards. The Seahawks got a QB many teams were sniffing around.

3 (221). Indianapolis: Matthew Adams, LB, Houston

4 (222). Houston: Jermanie Kelly, DB, San Jose St.

5 (223). San Francisco (from Tampa Bay though Miami): Jullian Taylor, DT, Temple

6 (224). Chicago: Javon Wims, WR, Georgia

7 (225). Minnesota (from Denver though Minnesota and New York Jets): Devante Downs, LB, California

8 (226). Denver (from New York Jets through Seattle): David Williams, RB, Arkansas

9 (227). Miami (from San Francisco): Quentin Poling, LB, Ohio

10 (228). Oakland: Marcell Ateman, WR, Oklahoma St.

Ateman is big and great at snagging jump balls. His catch radius is massive, but he can't run well after the catch. Derek Carr might have a new target.

11 (229). Miami: Jason Sanders, K, New Mexico

12 (230). Jacksonville (from Cincinnati): Leon Jacobs, DE, Wisconsin

13 (231). L.A. Rams (from Washington): Travin Howard, LB, TCU

Howard could play safety and was the best defensive player at TCU in 2017. He's athletic and instinctive so he'll probably gets his start on special teams. Howard's not big, but he's fast, a huge asset in today's NFL.

14 (232). Green Bay: James Looney, DE, California

15 (233). Philadelphia (from Arizona through Kansas City and New England): Jordan Mailata, OT, Australia

Mailata has never played a snap of American football--he's a rugby player. But he's 6-foot-8, huge and fast, and that will get you drafted in the seventh round.

16 (234). Carolina (from L.A. Chargers though Buffalo): Andre Smith, LB, North Carolina

17 (235). Indianapolis (from Seattle through New York Jets): Zaire Franklin, LB, Syracuse

18 (236). Dallas: Bo Scarbrough, RB, Alabama

19 (237). Detroit: Nick Bawden, FB, San Diego St.

Fullbacks are a dying breed in the NFL, and Bawden started his career at San Diego St. as a quarterback before becoming the lead blocker for the nation's top runner in 2016 (Donnel Pumphrey) and 2017 (Rashaad Penny). He can catch out of the backfield, make adjustments and engages potential tacklers well. The Lions are maybe showing a willingness to get creative on offense with this pick.

20 (238). Baltimore: Zach Sieler, DE, Ferris St.

21 (239). Green Bay (from Buffalo): Hunter Bradley, LS, Mississippi St.

22 (240). San Francisco (from Kansas City): Richie James, WR, Middle Tennesee

23 (241). Washington (from L.A.): Greg Stroman, CB, Virginia Tech

24 (242). Carolina: Kendrick Norton, DT, Miami

25 (243). New England (from Tennessee through Kansas City): Keion Crossen, CB, Western Carolina

26 (244). L.A. Rams (from Atlanta): Justin Lawler, DE, SMU

Lawler has a non-stop motor and good first step. One problem: He's very slow. The Rams thought he was worth a lottery ticket.

27 (245). New Orleans: Will Clapp, C, LSU

28 (246). Pittsburgh: Joshua Frazier, DT, Alabama

29 (247). Jacksonville: Logan Cooke, P, Mississippi St.

30 (248). Green Bay (from Minnesota through Seattle): Kendall Donnerson, DE, Southeast Missouri

31 (249). Cincinnati (from New England): Logan Woodside, QB, Toledo

He has timing and touch, getting the most out of limited physical abilities. Woodside reads defenses well and can throw on the move. He was expected to be drafted earlier, but is a little small. Woodside has the chance to become a decent backup and is Toledo's all-time leading passer.

32 (250). New England (from Philadelphia through Seattle and Philadelphia): Ryan Izzo, TE, Florida St.

33 (251). L.A. Chargers (compensatory): Justin Jackson, RB, Northwestern

34 (252). Cincinnati (compensatory): Rod Taylor, G, Mississippi

35 (253). Cincinnati (compensatory): Auden Tate, WR, Florida St.

36 (254). Arizona (compensatory): Korey Cunningham, OT, Cincinnati

37 (255). Buffalo (compensatory, from Tampa Bay): Austin Proehl, WR, North Carolina

38 (256). Washington (compensatory, from Atlanta through L.A.): Trey Quinn, WR, SMU

Trey Quinn is Mr. Irrelevant for 2018. He had 114 catches in 2017 which led the FBS. Quinn has good ball-skills and soft hands. He can create a little after the catch but is undersized. Considering it's pick number 256, Washington got pretty good value.

NFL Draft

When: Thursday through Saturday

Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Format: Rounds 4-7 start at noon Saturday

TV: NFL Network and ESPN


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