2018 NFL Draft Guide: 3rd Round NFL Draft Impact
Dom Murtha breaks down the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft with regard to immediate and future fantasy football impact.
In terms of fantasy relevance, the third round of last year’s NFL Draft may have been the most pivotal. While the first round included potential long-term fantasy stars like Mitchell Trubisky , Patrick Mahomes , and Mike Williams , third-round impact-rookies Alvin Kamara and Kareem Hunt , arguably, defined the 2017 fantasy football season. In many respects, the 2018 draft can be looked at in the same fashion as the first round was, once again, littered with high-potential players – including five quarterbacks – but also players who may struggle to make an immediate impact. Contrarily, the third round of this year’s draft had a handful of notable rookies and even some with a direct path to early playing time. Translation: there are gems to be found in the third round once again.
Outlined below is every skill position player (QB, RB, WR, TE) taken in the third round. All six players will be separated into three different categories – Third-Round Rookies to Draft, Third-Round...