The unique nature and rules surrounding this year’s NWSL Draft – not to mention that the majority of first round picks didn’t play in the fall 2020 season – means that it’s truly difficult to know how exactly each team fared.
MORE: 2021 NWSL Draft Results
But snap judgements can still be made off the available evidence. And it does seem likely that several picks could end up proving savvier than normal.
Here are TopDrawerSoccer’s five favorite picks of the day.