Latest Sports Scores

Scoreboard

  • ALL
  • NBA
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA
  • 4/30 1:00 PM EDT
    WAS0
    BOS0
  • 4/30 12:00 AM EDT
    ATL0
    WAS0
  • 4/30 12:00 AM EDT
    POR0
    GS0
  • 4/30 3:30 PM EDT
    UTA0
    LAC0
  • MLB
  • 4/30 1:05 PM EDT
    Bal0
    NYY0
  • 4/30 1:07 PM EDT
    TB0
    Tor0
  • 4/30 1:10 PM EDT
    Sea0
    Cle0
  • 4/30 1:10 PM EDT
    CWS0
    Det0
  • 4/30 1:10 PM EDT
    Pit0
    Mia0
  • 4/30 1:35 PM EDT
    NYM0
    Was0
  • 4/30 2:10 PM EDT
    Atl0
    Mil0
  • 4/30 2:10 PM EDT
    Oak0
    Hou0
  • 4/30 2:15 PM EDT
    Min0
    KC0
  • 4/30 2:15 PM EDT
    Cin0
    StL0
  • 4/30 3:05 PM EDT
    LAA0
    Tex0
  • 4/30 4:05 PM EDT
    SD0
    SF0
  • 4/30 4:10 PM EDT
    Phi0
    LAD0
  • 4/30 4:10 PM EDT
    Col0
    Ari0
  • 4/30 8:08 PM EDT
    ChC0
    Bos0
  • NHL
  • 4/30 3:00 PM EDT
    STL0
    NSH0
  • 4/30 7:00 PM EDT
    ANA0
    EDM0

The Tennessee Titans have already won the 2016 NFL Draft

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Tennessee Titans Trade No. 1 Overall Draft Pick to Los Angeles Rams

The Rams and Titans shook up the NFL Draft with a blockbuster trade. The Rams got the top pick in the Draft, but it is the Titans who are the big winners.

Similar to the popular draft-value chart created by Jimmy Johnson, we can assign a value to every draft pick based on the average career of players drafted in those spots in previous years, using data compiled by FootballPerspective.com.

Summing up the values of all picks, the Titans now have the most valuable collection of picks, gaining 199 points in this year's draft based on the trade with the Rams alone. In the deal, the Titans received this year's first-round pick (No. 15 overall), two second-round picks (Nos. 43 and 45), and a third-round pick (No. 76). Meanwhile, the Rams get the first pick in the draft, a fourth-round pick (No. 113), and a sixth-rounder (No. 177), but lost 199 points in draft-pick value.

But the real value comes next season when the Titans will get the Rams' first- and third-round picks. Those two picks will be worth at least another 761 points (if the Rams win the Super Bowl) and as much as 1,983 points (if the Rams have the worst record). To put that in perspective, the Cardinals' entire collection of draft picks this year is only worth 1,155 points, and the Titans didn't give up any picks next year.

Of course, if the Rams get a quarterback who turns into an elite player, the cost will have been worth it, and the Titans still have to make smart picks. But for now, the move was a huge cost for the Rams and the Titans' margin for error just grew significantly.

Business Insider

Follow AOL Sports on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners

Man Suspects His Wife Is Cheating On Him - Then His Daughter Reveals What's Really Going Man Suspects His Wife Is Cheating On Him - Then His Daughter Reveals What's Really Going
Nature Gets Revenge On Safari Hunter Who Killed Elephants And Lions For Sport Nature Gets Revenge On Safari Hunter Who Killed Elephants And Lions For Sport
20 Folks Recall Shocking Interview Moments That Made Them NOT Want the Job 20 Folks Recall Shocking Interview Moments That Made Them NOT Want the Job