2021 NFL Draft grades for every Round 2 and 3 pick – The Athletic

Welcome to our pick-by-pick Day 2 grades of the 2021 NFL Draft. We saw Trevor Lawrence, Kyle Pitts, DeVonta Smith and others go off the board in the first round. Now we’ll see what surprises are in store for rounds two and three.

For those of you who think we should wait a few years before grading the picks, we disagree. NFL teams have to make decisions under uncertainty. So we should evaluate them based on what we know at the time of the pick. The grades below will reflect not only the quality of the prospects but also the process — in other words, whether it’s a wise use of resources given the state of the franchise.

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