NFL Draft Grades for AFC East Rounds 1-3 from Mocking the Draft

Kevin Casey

The NFL Draft has completed the first two days of the three day draft process. Before the third day kicks off, here's a look at the drafts from the four AFC East teams with the grades from Mocking the Draft.

The 2013 NFL Draft is getting ready to launch into the final day of selections. With Rounds 1-3 complete, it's time to start looking at the way too early draft grades of the AFC East through the first two days of the draft. Lucky for us, Mocking the Draft has already put together a 2013 NFL Draft grades article. Here's what they have to say about the four teams from the AFC East.

AFC EAST

Buffalo Bills

E.J. Manuel, QB, Florida State

Robert Woods, WR, Southern Cal

Kiko Alonso, MLB, Oregon

Marquise Goodwin, WR, Texas

The Bills did what they needed to do, adding wide receivers for new quarterback EJ Manuel. Woods was a great choice. He's a dependable pass catcher. The third round was a little early for Goodwin, but the Bills probably think he can do the same things as Tavon Austin. Pick 46 overall was about 50 picks too soon for Alonso, though maybe I'm still high on Kelvin Sheppard.

Grade: C+

Miami Dolphins

Dion Jordan, OLB, Oregon

Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise State

Dallas Thomas, OT/G, Tennessee

Will Davis, CB, Utah State

The trade for Jordan was sound, though it has some risk. But the Dolphins followed it up nicely. Doubling up on cornerbacks was a good move. Taylor was considered by many as a first-round pick. Getting him 54th overall is a steal. Thomas is an injury risk player, but at Tennessee he was a power blocker when healthy.

Grade: B+

New England Patriots

Jamie Collins, LB, Southern Mississippi

Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall

Logan Ryan, CB, Rutgers

Duron Harmon, S, Rutgers

Collins, Dobson and Ryan and are among my three favorite players in the draft. Where the Patriots picked each is about the right location. Bill Belichick is going to love Collins. He's a marvel of an athlete capable of dropping in coverage or blitzing. The questionable choice is Harmon. He was on no one's board.

Grade: B+

New York Jets

Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama

Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri

Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia

Brian Winters, G, Kent State

The Milliner pick was good, but the Richardson pick was questionable. But to get to the quarterback of the future in the second round was a good move by the Jets. If they can just add pieces around him, this grade can only go up. Winters was a good choice. he'll fit perfectly next to Nick Mangold.

Grade: B-

Do you agree with their grades? Make sure you check out the grades for the other 28 teams.

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