2017 NFL Draft: Grades for Round 5 picks

Spencer Hall analyzes each pick from Round 5 of the 2017 NFL Draft, grading each team on its draft-night selections. Refresh this page during the round for the latest grades.

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2017 NFL Draft Round 5
145 A+

Denver Broncos select: Jake Butt, TE, Michigan Wolverines
A total package TE who would would have been considered in the 1st round if not for tearing his ACL in Michigan's bowl game in 2016 ... great get this late for Denver. 

146 B

San Francisco 49ers select: George Kittle, TE, Iowa Hawkeyes
A good prospect with great athleticism who ran a 4.52 40, though he was underutilized in Iowa's run-first scheme. He will be a better pro than production suggests. 

147 B+
Chicago Bears select: Jordan Morgan, OL, Kutztown
Four-year starter who dominated at a Division II school and will need to adjust to NFL competition, but has potential to develop into starter. 
148 A+
Jacksonville Jaguars select: Blair Brown, LB, Ohio Bobcats  
An explosive LB prospect with less-than-ideal height and length at 5-foot-11, but flies all over the field and lays the wood on contact. Very good value this late in the draft.  
149 A-
Atlanta Falcons select: Damontae Kazee, CB, San Diego State Aztecs
An instinctual and very productive corner prospect who hauled in 15 interceptions the past two seasons. Another very good value pick. 
150 B

New York Jets select: Jordan Leggett, TE, Clemson Tigers  
Very productive for Deshaun Watson , Leggett is a quality receiving threat but doesn't give you much as a blocker. Another decent option for Josh McCown in 2016. 

151 A+

San Diego Chargers select: Desmond King, S, Iowa
A very instinctive DB who has tremendous ball skills and production with 31 passes defended and 11 interceptions. Tremendous value since he was considered a possible first-rounder after a strong 2015. 

152 B+

Carolina Panthers select: Corn Elder, CB, Miami  
An undersized slot CB prospect whose toughness and natural football sense will help his chances of seeing the field in 2017. Good value. 

153 D+

Cincinnati Bengals select: Jake Elliott, K, Memphis Tigers
An accurate kicker with limited leg strength, but he fills a need for the Bengals. Still, too early? 

154 C-

Washington Redskins select: Jeremy Sprinkle, TE, Arkansas State
Talented prospect with some questionable off-field decisions, but a quality blocker and red zone threat. Adds depth behind Jordan Reed and Vernon Davis

155 A

Tennessee Titans select: Jayon Brown, LB, UCLA Bruins
A slightly undersized LB prospect who has good athleticism, tackling ability and coverage skills. Good value.  

156 D

Falcons select: Brian Hill, RB, Wyoming 
A do-it-all workhorse for Wyoming Cowboys the past two seasons, Hill has good speed and strength, though he could use more patience and vision on inside runs. Early for a depth pick at a position of strength. 

157 B-

Arizona Cardinals select: Will Holden, OL, Vanderbilt Commodores
An OT prospect with experience playing both sides and potential to develop into a starter possibly by Year 2. Good depth pick. 

158

Indianapolis Colts select: Nate Hairston, CB, Temple 
A former WR with only one year of starting experience and it shows. Will need time to develop mentally and technically before he sees NFL action. 

159 A

Baltimore Ravens select: Jermaine Eluemunor, OL, Texas A&M 
A London native and one-year starter, Eluemunor has starting experience at both tackle and guard Many scouts love this kid and he has potential to develop into a starter. 

160 A+

Cleveland Browns select: Roderick Johnson, OL, FSU 
Two time All-ACC and All-American who can contribute and fills an immediate need. Good value this late in the draft. 

161 B+

Colts select: Anthony Walker, LB, Northwestern
A three-year starter and son of a coach with a high football IQ. Nice grab this late to add quality depth. 

162 A-

Tampa Bay Buccaneers select: Jeremy McNichols, RB, Boise State 
Led the FBS in all-purpose touchdowns in 2016 with 53. McNichols was a do-it-all back at Boise and could fight for playing time right away. 

163 D

Buffalo Bills select: Matt Milano, LB, Boston College Eagles

 A likely depth LB prospect and career special teamer with less-than-average size, speed and strength, though competitive, tough and intelligent. 

164 A+

Miami Dolphins select: Isaac Asiata, OL, Utah 
A position flex O-lineman and Morris Award winner, he has areas where he can improve, but can possibly plug in and fill a need right away. 

165 C

Detroit Lions select: Jamal Agnew, DB, San Diego 
A four-year starter and fast prospect who has good ball production over his college career. 

166 C+

Philadelphia Eagles select: Shelton Gibson, WR, West Virginia Mountaineers
A very productive deep threat WR while at West Virginia, Gibson had some drops, but adds some long-term peace of mind to the Eagles WR corps after some one-year free-agent signings. 

167 B

New York Giants select: Avery Moss, DE, Youngstown State 
A high effort toolsy 4-3 DE pass rusher with some off-field concerns following a one-year ban from Nebraska Cornhuskers leading to a transfer. Another moldable DE prospect for the G-Men to develop. 

168 B-

Oakland Raiders select: Marquel Lee, LB, Wake Forest Demon Deacons
A three-year starter and team leader on defense during his senior year, Lee needs to work on patience against the run and coverage skills.

169 C

Houston Texans select: Treston DeCoud, S, Oregon State 
A tall, competitive press CB prospect who has overcome every obstacle, spending time with four programs in the past four years. But he's raw and will need time.  

170 B-

Minnesota Vikings select: Rodney Adams, WR, USF
A versatile offensive weapon used in sweeps, screens and as a returner with tremendous speed but development is needed on underneath routes. 

171 B+

Bills select: Nathan Peterman, QB, PItt 
Good spot for a QB some really like. He should have some development time playing behind Tyrod Taylor

172 B-

Broncos select: Isaiah McKenzie, WR, Georgia 
An undersized WR prospect with below-average strength, but impressive start-stop ability, speed and return ability. 

173 A

Pittsburgh Steelers select: Brian Allen, CB, Utah 
A CB with rare size (6-3, with 34-inch arms) and rare athleticism for his size (4.43 40) with good intangibles. A very good pick. 

174 B-

Falcons select: Eric Saubert, TE, Drake
An athletic TE prospect with some impressive tape as a receiver lining up in the slot, wing and out wide, but needs to work on blocking and route running to become a starter. 

175 D+

Green Bay Packers select: DeAngelo Yancey, WR, Purdue 
A prospect with good size and athleticism, but will need time to develop. He will benefit by learning from Jordy Nelson

176 B-

Bengals select: J.J. Dielman, OL, Utah Utes
He's the cousin of four-time Pro Bowler Kris Dielman. J.J. missed much of 2016 because of a foot injury, but looked good at center and has decent potential. 

177 C+

49ers select: Trent Taylor, 
A quicker than fast slot WR prospect who was reliable all three seasons as a starter while also returning punts. 

178 A

Dolphins select: Davon Godchaux, DT, LSU 
A powerful DT prospect with good run stopping ability and some ability to provide pressure. Great value this late in the fifth round for the Dolphins. 

179 C+

Cardinals select: T.J. Logan, RB, North Carolina 
An undersized scat back-style prospect who can help immediately as a kick returner while he continues to develop as a change of pace complementary back. Quality depth behind David Johnson

180 B+

Vikings select: Danny Isadora, OL, Miami 
He started every game the past three seasons and is a competitor who has potential to possibly earn rookie-season starts. 

181 B-

Jets select: Dylan Donahue, OLB, West Georgia 
An instinctual and high-effort D-2 pass rusher who will be a 25 yea- old-rookie, but has been productive wherever he's played. nother depth DL prospect for the Jets. 

182 C

Packers select: Aaron Jones, RB, Texas-El Paso 
Averaged 7.7 yards per carry with good speed and elusiveness, though his power is less than ideal and will limit short yardage opportunities....adding to an area of need for GB.   

183 F

Kansas City Chiefs select: Ukime Eligwe, OLB, Georgia 
A LB prospect with prototypical size, but concerns after being kicked out of the Florida State Seminoles program. Probably could have been signed as a free agent.. 

184 C-

Eagles select: Nathan Gerry, S, Nebraska
A SS prospect with some limitations in coverage and tackling technique with some off-field red flags, getting himself suspended on two occasions for academic reasons. Will need to contribute on special teams to make a roster. 

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