Replacing a legend is never easy but in Baltimore, rookies Matt Elam and Arthur Brown flashed the instincts, physicality and athleticism in their second preseason game to help the defending champs imagine moving past future Hall of Famers Ed Reed and Ray Lewis.
Teams swinging for the fences in the first round often come up empty, but a more measured, logical approach often results in better players drafted in later rounds. No one did that better Friday night than last year's Super Bowl opponents. Which other teams fared well in rounds two and three?
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.