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Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Raiders rookie linebacker Khalil Mack continues to impress the folks over at Pro Football Focus. He was already the top rated run stopping linebacker in all the NFL (not just among rookies). Now they have gone through and collected all their grades of this year's first round picks and Mack is the top rated among them.

Here is the entire list of first round picks:

Pick Position Player Team Grade
5 LB Khalil Mack Raiders 16.6
13 DT Aaron Donald Rams 15.5
17 LB CJ Mosley Ravens 8.2
25 CB Jason Verrett Chargers 8.2
16 OG Zack Martin Cowboys 7
11 OT Taylor Lewan Titans 6.9
9 LB Anthony Barr Vikings 3.4
12 WR Odell Beckham Giants 3.2
18 S Calvin Pryor Jets 2.9
2 OG Greg Robinson Rams 2.1
10 TE Eric Ebron Lions 1.5
14 CB Kyle Fuller Bears 1.5
7 WR Mike Evans Buccaneers 1
23 DE Dee Ford Chiefs 1
21 S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Packers 0.9
1 OLB Jadeveon Clowney Texans 0.7
22 QB Johnny Manziel Browns 0
4 WR Sammy Watkins Bills -0.2
24 CB Darqueze Dennard Bengals -0.6
26 LB Marcus Smith Eagles -1
31 S Bradley Roby Broncos -1.5
19 OT Ja'Wuan James Dolphins -2.3
20 WR Brandin Cooks Saints -2.8
15 LB Ryan Shazier Steelers -2.9
28 WR Kelvin Benjamin Panthers -2.9
8 CB Justin Gilbert Browns -4.1
30 S Jimmie Ward 49ers -4.3
32 QB Teddy Bridgewater Vikings -5.3
29 DT Dominique Easley Patriots -5.6
27 S Deone Bucannon Cardinals -7.7
3 QB Blake Bortles Jaguars -12.5
6 OT Jake Matthews Falcons -27.8

See the original article here.

As you can see, the closest player to Mack's grade of +16.6 is Rams defensive tackle, Aaron Donald. No one else has even half of Mack's grade.