Even though the Vikings ultimately lost to the Baltimore Ravens, it is hard to discount Patterson's 255 all-purpose yardage, which included a 79 yard touchdown reception with 45 seconds left to give Minnesota a four-point lead.
The Jets may have lost 19-3 to Baltimore last week but don't blame the rookie from Missouri, who played "grown man football" by leading the league's No. 1 rated run defense in tackles against the defending champs.
The Minnesota Vikings were the big winners of the first round but the 49ers, Rams, Steelers and Bengals also made moves that could pay off immediately. Which teams, on the other hand, made head-scratching picks in the top 32? Rob Rang grades each selection of the first round.
EJ Manuel is the third quarterback drafted in the first round in Bills history, joining Jim Kelly and J.P. Losman. He was the biggest (6-5, 237) and fastest (4.55) passer in this draft timed by the Bills, but was he the best?