NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Since 2016, 15 of the NFL’s 32 teams have at least one first-round pick who’s gotten a postseason honor -- a Pro Bowl appearance, an All-Pro selection or an NFL Offensive or Defensive Rookie of the Year award.

That was Jon Robinson’s first season as general manager of the Titans, who are on that list thanks to Jack Conklin’s All-Pro rookie season.RobinsonBills

Those honors are hardly the only measure for first-round success.

  • Carolina’s getting monstrous production from Christian McCaffery, who gained 1,965 yards from scrimmage last season,
  • The recently injured Bradley Chubb had 12 sacks as a rookie for Denver.
  • Calvin Ridley and Mike Williams each caught 10 touchdowns in 2018 for Atlanta and the Chargers, respectively.
  • Will Fuller just had a 14-catch, 217-yard, three-touchdown game for Houston.
  • Sony Michel and Derek Barnett have Super Bowl rings with New England and Philadelphia, respectively.

But since that stellar year for Conklin, the Titans’ right tackle, the production of Robinson’s five first-round picks has been mediocre.

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