Originally written October 30, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Week 8 was a miserable all around performance by the 2013 1st round draft class. I'm starting to come to the conclusion that this class is just not that great overall. The top of the class in particular has just been really disappointing. The highest graded player this week is Cordarrelle Patterson thanks to his electric 109 yard kickoff return. It was just one play, but arguably the best of the class this season. Some of the guys in this class are performing so poorly that merely showing up and having a mediocre game will move you up in the rankings... there are a few guys that stood out this week, though. Here are the updated rankings: 1. Shelden Richardson, DE/DT for the Jets, originally drafted 13th: He stays #1 overall thanks to his huge lead he's built up but this was one of his worst games. He had 2 tackles and was part of a collective no show against the Bengals' offense. His lead isn't as comfortable as it used to be, but he's still firmly the best 1s...
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