From Bryce Young to Desjuan Johnson, and everyone in between, this years draft was beyond exciting. Hidden gems, reach picks, and late-round steals made for a seat-gripping spectacle. But which team had the best and worst drafts? Let us know what you think about this year's draft below!!
Patrick Mahomes' contract in the 2020 offseason was historic, and changed the QB market forever. Ever since then, QBs have been demanding more and more money. Daniel Jones' $40M per year contract was the writing on the wall that QBs were about to suddenly become a lot more expensive, and Jalen Hurts and Lamar Jackson's record-breaking contracts only reaffirmed this. Here is a chart showing a comparison between the current highest-paid QBs in the league and the highest paid QBs in the league 20 years ago. This trend may soon cross over into other positions as well, but for now it will continue to affect the QB market more than anyone else.
With the New York Giants' win last night over Washington, they move on to an almost-certain playoff appearance. In Week 17, New York faces the Indianapolis Colts, another team with an elite (albeit injured) RB. Here's a chart showing each team's total TDs, with the TDs scored by the RB1 in red.
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