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2017 NFL Draft Results By Round

Listed below are all 253 picks of the 2017 NFL draft, broken down by round, and featuring trades.

Here are the complete 2017 NFL draft results:

Round One:

  1. Cleveland Browns: Myles Garrett, LB (Texas A&M)
  2. Chicago Bears (from San Francisco): Mitch Trubisky, QB (North Carolina)
  3. San Francisco 49ers (from Chicago): Solomon Thomas, DT (Stanford)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: Leonard Fournette, RB (LSU)
  5. Tennessee Titans (from Los Angeles Rams): Corey Davis, WR (Western Michigan)
  6. New York Jets: Jamal Adams, S (LSU)
  7. Los Angeles Chargers: Mike Williams, WR (Clemson)
  8. Carolina Panthers: Christian McCaffrey, RB (Stanford)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals: John Ross, WR (Washington)
  10. Kansas City Chiefs (from Buffalo): Patrick Mahomes, QB (Texas Tech)
  11. New Orleans Saints: Marshon Lattimore, CB (Ohio State)
  12. Houston Texans (from Philadelphia via Cleveland): Deshaun Watson, QB (Clemson)
  13. Arizona Cardinals: Haason Reddick, LB (Temple)
  14. Philadelphia Eagles (from Minnesota): Derek Barnett, DE (Tennessee)
  15. Indianapolis Colts: Malik Hooker, S (Ohio State)
  16. Baltimore Ravens: Marlon Humphrey, CB (Alabama)
  17. Washington Redskins: Jonathan Allen, DL (Alabama)
  18. Tennessee Titans: Adoree’ Jackson, CB (USC)
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: O.J. Howard, TE (Alabama)
  20. Denver Broncos: Garett Bolles, T (Utah)
  21. Detroit Lions: Jarrad Davis, LB (Florida)
  22. Miami Dolphins: Charles Harris, DE (Missouri)
  23. New York Giants: Evan Engram, TE (Mississippi)
  24. Oakland Raiders: Gareon Conley, CB (Ohio State)
  25. Cleveland Browns (from Houston): Jabrill Peppers, S (Michigan)
  26. Atlanta Falcons (from Seattle): Takkarist McKinley, DE (UCLA)
  27. Buffalo Bills (from Kansas City): Tre’Davious White, CB (LSU)
  28. Dallas Cowboys: Taco Charlton, DE (Michigan)
  29. Cleveland Browns (from Green Bay): David Njoku, TE (Miami)
  30. Pittsburgh Steelers: T.J. Watt, LB (Wisconsin)
  31. San Francisco 49ers (from Atlanta via Seattle): Reuben Foster, LB (Alabama)
  32. New Orleans Saints (from Patriots): Ryan Ramczyk, T (Wisconsin)

Round Two:

  1. Green Bay Packers (from Cleveland): Kevin King, CB (Washington)
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars (from San Francisco via Seattle): Cam Robinson, T (Alabama)
  3. Seattle Seahawks (from Jacksonville): Malik McDowell, DT (Michigan State)
  4. Arizona Cardinals (from Chicago): Budda Baker, S (Washington)
  5. Buffalo Bills (from Los Angeles Rams): Zay Jones, WR (East Carolina)
  6. Los Angeles Chargers: Forrest Lamp, OL (Western Kentucky)
  7. New York Jets: Marcus Maye, S (Florida)
  8. Carolina Panthers: Curtis Samuel, RB (Ohio State)
  9. Minnesota Vikings (from Cincinnati): Dalvin Cook, RB (Florida State)
  10. New Orleans Saints: Marcus Williams, S (Utah)
  11. Philadelphia Eagles: Sidney Jones, CB (Washington)
  12. Los Angeles Rams (from Buffalo Bills): Gerald Everett, TE (South Alabama)
  13. Chicago Bears (from Arizona): Adam Shaheen, TE (Ashland)
  14. Indianapolis Colts: Quincy Wilson, CB (Florida)
  15. Baltimore Ravens: Tyus Bowser, LB (Houston)
  16. Cincinnati Bengals (from Minnesota); Joe Mixon, RB (Oklahoma)
  17. Washington Redskins: Ryan Anderson, LB (Alabama)
  18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Justin Evans, S (Texas A&M)
  19. Denver Broncos: DeMarcus Walker, DE (Florida State)
  20. Cleveland Browns (from Tennessee): DeShone Kizer, QB (Notre Dame)
  21. Detroit Lions: Teez Tabor, CB (Florida)
  22. Miami Dolphins: Raekwon McMillan, LB (Ohio State)
  23. New York Giants: Dalvin Tomlinson, DT (Alabama)
  24. Oakland Raiders: Obi Melifonwu, S (UConn)
  25. Houston Texans: Zach Cunningham, LB (Vanderbilt)
  26. Seattle Seahawks: Ethan Pocic, OL (LSU)
  27. Kansas City Chiefs: Tanoh Kpassagnon, DL (Villanova)
  28. Dallas Cowboys: Chidobe Awuzie, CB (Colorado)
  29. Green Bay Packers: Josh Jones, S (North Carolina State)
  30. Pittsburgh Steelers: JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR (USC)
  31. Buffalo Bills (from Atlanta): Dion Dawkins, OL (Temple)
  32. Carolina Panthers (from New England): Taylor Moton, OL (Western Michigan)

Round Three:

  1. Cleveland Browns: Larry Ogunjobi, DT (Charlotte)
  2. San Francisco 49ers: Ahkello Witherspoon, CB (Colorado)
  3. New Orleans Saints (from Chicago via San Francisco): Alvin Kamara, RB (Tennessee)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: Dawuane Smoot, DL (Illinois)
  5. Los Angeles Rams: Cooper Kupp, WR (Eastern Washington)
  6. Minnesota Vikings (from New York Jets): Pat Elflein, OL (Ohio State)
  7. Los Angeles Chargers: Dan Feeney, OL (Indiana)
  8. Tennesee Titans (from Carolina via New England): Taywan Taylor, WR (Western Kentucky)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals: Jordan Willis, DE (Kansas State)
  10. Baltimore Ravens (from Philadelphia): Chris Wormley, DT (Michigan)
  11. Atlanta Falcons (from Buffalo): Duke Riley, LB (LSU)
  12. New Orleans Saints: Alex Anzalone, LB (Florida)
  13. Carolina Panthers (from Arizona): Daeshon Hall, DL (Texas A&M)
  14. Baltimore Ravens: Tim Williams, LB (Alabama)
  15. New York Jets (from Minnesota): ArDarius Stewart, WR (Alabama)
  16. Indianapolis Colts: Tarell Basham, DE (Ohio)
  17. Washington Redskins: Fabian Moreau, CB (UCLA)
  18. Denver Broncos: Carlos Henderson, WR (Louisiana Tech)
  19. New England Patriots (from Tennessee): Derek Rivers, DE (Youngstown State)
  20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin, WR (Penn State)
  21. New England Patriots (from Detroit): Antonio Garcia, OL (Troy)
  22. Kansas City Chiefs (from Miami via Minnesota): Kareem Hunt, RB (Toledo)
  23. New York Giants: Davis Webb, QB (California)
  24. Oakland Raiders: Eddie Vanderdoes, DT (UCLA)
  25. Houston Texans: D’Onta Foreman, RB (Texas)
  26. Seattle Seahawks: Shaquill Griffin, CB (UCF)
  27. Los Angles Rams (from Kansas City via Buffalo): John Johnson, S (Boston College)
  28. Dallas Cowboys: Jourdan Lewis, CB (Michigan)
  29. Green Bay Packers: Montravius Adams, DT (Auburn)
  30. Pittsburgh Steelers: Cameron Sutton, CB (Tennessee)
  31. Seattle Seahawks (from Atlanta): Delano Hill, S (Michigan)
  32. Detroit Lions (from New England): Kenny Golladay, WR (Northern Illinois)
  33. Miami Dolphins (compensatory): Cordrea Tankersley, CB (Clemson)
  34. Arizona Cardinals (from Carolina) (compensatory): Chad Williams, WR (Grambling State)
  35. Philadelphia Eagles (from Baltimore) (compensatory): Rasul Douglas, CB (West Virginia)
  36. Tennessee Titans (from Los Angeles Rams) (compensatory): Jonnu Smith, TE (FIU)
  37. Denver Broncos (compensatory): Brendan Langley, CB (Lamar)
  38. Seattle Seahawks (compensatory): Nazair Jones, DL (North Carolina)
  39. New Orleans Saints (from Cleveland via New England) (compensatory): Trey Hendrickson, DE (Florida Atlantic)
  40. San Francisco 49ers (from Kansas City via Minnesota) (compensatory): C.J. Beathard, QB (Iowa)
  41. Pittsburgh Steelers (compensatory): James Conner, RB (Pittsburgh)
  42. Seattle Seahawks (compensatory): Amara Darboh, WR (Michigan)
  43. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (from New York Jets) (compensatory): Kendell Beckwith, LB (LSU)

Round Four:

  1. Green Bay Packers (from Cleveland): Vince Biegel, LB (Wisconsin)
  2. Minnesota Vikings (from San Francisco): Jaleel Johnson, DT (Iowa)
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Dede Westbrook, WR (Oklahoma)
  4. Seattle Seahawks (from Chicago via San Francisco): Tedric Thompson, S (Colorado)
  5. Chicago Bears (from Los Angeles Rams): Eddie Jackson, S (Alabama)
  6. Los Angeles Chargers: Rayshawn Jenkins, S (Miami)
  7. Washington Redskins (from New York Jets): Samaje Perine, RB (Oklahoma)
  8. Arizona Cardinals (from Carolina): Dorian Johnson, OL (Pittsburgh)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals: Carl Lawson, DE (Auburn)
  10. Los Angles Rams (from Buffalo via Chicago): Josh Reynolds, WR (Texas A&M)
    New England Patriots (from New Orleans) — lost due to NFL discipline (Deflategate)
  11. Philadelphia Eagles: Mack Hollins, WR (North Carolina)
  12. Chicago Bears (from Arizona): Tarik Cohen, RB (North Carolina A&T)
  13. Minnesota Vikings: Ben Gedeon, LB, Michigan
  14. San Francisco 49ers (from Indianapolis): Joe Williams, RB (Utah)
  15. Baltimore Ravens: Nico Siragusa, OL (San Diego State)
  16. Washington Redskins: Montae Nicholson, S (Michigan State)
  17. Detroit Lions (from Tennessee via New England): Jalen Reeves-Maybin, LB, Tennessee
  18. Los Angeles Rams (from Tampa Bay via New York Jets): Samson Ebukam, LB (Eastern Washington)
  19. Cleveland Browns (from Denver): Howard Wilson, CB (Houston)
  20. Detroit Lions: Michael Roberts, TE (Toledo)
  21. Cincinnati Bengals (from Miami via Minnesota): Josh Malone, WR (Tennessee)
  22. Oakland Raiders: David Sharpe, OL (Florida)
  23. Houston Texans: Julien Davenport, OL (Bucknell)
  24. New England Patriots (from Seattle): Deatrich Wise, DL (Arkansas)
  25. Philadelphia Eagles (from Kansas City via Minnesota): Donnel Pumphrey, RB (San Diego State)
  26. Dallas Cowboys: Ryan Switzer, WR (North Carolina)
  27. Green Bay Packers: Jamaal Williams, RB (BYU)
  28. Pittsburgh Steelers: Joshua Dobbs, QB (Tennessee)
  29. Atlanta Falcons: Sean Harlow, OL (Oregon State)
  30. Indianapolis Colts (from New England): Zach Banner, OL (USC)
  31. Cincinnati Bengals (compensatory): Ryan Glasgow, DT (Michigan)
  32. Kansas City Chiefs (from Cleveland via Philadelphia and Minnesota) (compensatory): Jehu Chesson, WR (Michigan)
  33. New York Giants — downgraded due to NFL discipline (walkie-talkies): Wayne Gallman, RB (Clemson)
  34. New York Jets (from Los Angeles Rams) (compensatory): Chad Hansen, WR (California)
  35. Houston Texans (from Cleveland) (compensatory): Carlos Watkins, DL (Clemson)
  36. Indianapolis Colts (from San Francisco) (compensatory): Marlon Mack, RB (USF)
  37. Indianapolis Colts (compensatory): Grover Stewart, DL (Albany State)

Round Five:

  1. Denver Broncos (from Cleveland): Jake Butt, TE (Michigan)
  2. San Francisco 49ers: George Kittle, TE (Iowa)
  3. Chicago Bears: Jordan Morgan, OL (Kutztown)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: Blair Brown, LB (Ohio)
  5. Atlanta Falcons (from Los Angeles Rams via Buffalo): Damontae Kazee, CB (San Diego State)
  6. New York Jets: Jordan Leggett, TE (Clemson)
  7. Los Angeles Chargers: Desmond King, DB (Iowa)
  8. Carolina Panthers: Corn Elder, CB (Miami)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals: Jake Elliott, K (Memphis)
  10. Washington Redskins (from New Orleans): Jeremy Sprinkle, TE (Arkansas)
  11. Tennessee Titans (from Philadelphia): Jayon Brown, LB (UCLA)
  12. Atlanta Falcons (from Buffalo): Brian Hill, RB (Wyoming)
  13. Arizona Cardinals: Will Holden, OL (Vanderbilt)
  14. Indianapolis Colts: Nate Hairston, CB (Temple)
  15. Baltimore Ravens: Jermaine Eluemunor, OL (Texas A&M)
  16. Cleveland Browns (from Minnesota via New York Jets): Roderick Johnson, OL (Florida State)
  17. Indianapolis Colts (from Washington via San Francisco): Anthony Walker, LB (Northwestern)
  18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jeremy McNichols, RB (Boise State)
  19. Buffalo Bills (from Denver via New England): Matt Milano, LB (Boston College)
  20. Miami Dolphins (from Tennessee via Philadelphia): Isaac Asiata, OL (Utah)
  21. Detroit Lions: Jamal Agnew, DB (San Diego)
  22. Philadelphia Eagles (from Miami): Shelton Gibson, WR (West Virginia)
  23. New York Giants: Avery Moss, DE (Youngstown State)
  24. Oakland Raiders: Marquel Lee, LB (Wake Forest)
  25. Houston Texans: Treston Decoud, S (Oregon State)
    Seattle Seahawks — lost due to NFL discpline (offseason contact policy)
  26. Minnesota Vikings (from Kansas City): Rodney Adams, WR (USF)
  27. Buffalo Bills (from Dallas): Nathan Peterman, QB (Pittsburgh)
  28. Denver Broncos (from Green Bay): Isaiah McKenzie, WR, (Georgia)
  29. Pittsburgh Steelers: Brian Allen, CB (Utah)
  30. Atlanta Falcons: Eric Saubert, TE (Drake)
  31. Green Bay Packers (from New England via Cleveland and Denver): DeAngelo Yancey, WR (Purdue)
  32. Cincinnati Bengals (compensatory): J.J. Dielman, OL (Utah)
  33. San Francisco 49ers (from Denver) (compensatory): Trent Taylor, WR (Louisiana Tech)
  34. Miami Dolphins (compensatory): Davon Godchaux, DT (LSU)
  35. Arizona Cardinals (compensatory): T.J. Logan, RB (North Carolina)
  36. Minnesota Vikings (from Kansas City) (compensatory): Danny Isidora, OL (Miami)
  37. New York Jets (from Cleveland) (compensatory): Dylan Donahue, LB (West Georgia)
  38. Green Bay Packers (compensatory): Aaron Jones, RB (UTEP)
  39. Kansas City Chiefs (from New England) (compensatory): Ukeme Eligwe, LB (Georgia Southern)
  40. Philadelphia Eagles (from Miami) (compensatory): Nathan Gerry, S (Nebraska)

Round Six:

  1. Cleveland Browns: Caleb Brantley, DL (Florida)
  2. Baltimore Ravens (from San Francisco): Chuck Clark, S (Virginia Tech)
  3. Seattle Seahawks (from Jacksonville): Mike Tyson, S (Cincinnati)
  4. New York Jets (from Chicago via Houston and Cleveland): Elijah McGuire, RB (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  5. Los Angeles Rams: Tanzel Smart, DT (Tulane)
  6. Los Angeles Chargers: Sam Tevi, T (Utah)
  7. Dallas Cowboys (from New York Jets): Xavier Woods, S (Louisiana Tech)
  8. Carolina Panthers: Alex Armah, FB (West Georgia)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals: Jordan Evans, LB (Oklahoma)
  10. Miami Dolphins (from Philadelphia): Vincent Taylor, DT (Oklahoma State)
  11. Buffalo Bills: Tanner Vallejo, LB (Boise State)
  12. New Orleans Saints: Al-Quadin Muhammad, DE (Miami)
  13. New York Jets (from Arizona via Chicago and Los Angeles Rams): Jeremy Clark, CB (Michigan)
  14. San Francisco 49ers (from Baltimore): D.J. Jones, DT (Ole Miss)
  15. Washington Redskins (from Minnesota): Chase Roullier, C (Wyoming)
  16. Tennessee Titans (from Indianapolis via New England): Adam Bisnowaty, T (Pittsburgh)
  17. Minnesota Vikings (from Washington): Bucky Hodges, TE (Virginia)
  18. San Francisco 49ers (from Denver): Pita Taumoepenu, DE (Utah)
  19. Denver Broncos (from Tennessee): DeAngelo Henderson, RB (Coastal Carolina)
  20. New York Jets (from Tampa Bay): Derrick Jones, CB (Mississippi)
  21. Detroit Lions: Jeremiah Ledbetter, DT (Arkansas)
  22. Los Angeles Rams (from Miami): Sam Rogers, FB (Virginia Tech)
  23. Cincinnati Bengals (from New York Giants via Tennessee): Brandon Wilson, S (Houston)
  24. Arizona Cardinals (from Oakland): Johnathan Ford, S (Auburn)
  25. Washington Redskins (from Houston): Robert Davis, WR (Georgia State)
  26. Seattle Seahawks: Justin Senior, T (Mississippi State)
    Kansas City Chiefs — lost pick due to NFL discipline (tampering)
  27. New England Patriots (from Dallas): Conor McDermott, T (UCLA)
  28. Green Bay Packers: Kofi Amichia, T (USF)
  29. Pittsburgh Steelers: Colin Holba, LS (Louisville)
  30. Philadelphia Eagles (from Atlanta via Tennessee): Elijah Qualls, DT (Washington)
  31. Detroit Lions (from New England): Brad Kaaya, QB (Miami)
  32. Dallas Cowboys (from Kansas City via New England) (compensatory): Marquez White, CB (Florida State)
  33. Tennessee Titans (from Cincinnati) (compensatory): Corey Levin, OL (Chattanooga)
  34. Kansas City Chiefs (compensatory): Leon McQuay III, S (USC)

Round Seven:

  1. Minnesota Vikings (from Cleveland via San Francisco): Stacy Coley, WR (Miami)
  2. Minnesota Vikings (from San Francisco via Washington): Ifeadi Odenigbo, DE (Northwestern)
  3. Oakland Raiders (from Chicago via Arizona): Shalom Luani, DB (Washington State)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jalen Myrick, CB (Minnesota)
  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (from Los Angeles Rams via Miami): Steve Tu’ikolovatu, DT (USC)
  6. Cleveland Browns (from New York Jets): Zane Gonzalez, K (Arizona State)
  7. Los Angeles Chargers: Isaac Rochell, DT (Notre Dame)
  8. Seattle Seahawks (from Carolina): David Moore, WR (East Central Oklahoma)
  9. Tennessee Titans (from Cincinnati): Josh Carraway, LB (TCU)
  10. Dallas Cowboys (from Buffalo): Joey Ivie, DT (Florida)
  11. San Francisco 49ers (from New Orleans): Adrian Colbert, CB (Miami)
  12. Washington Redskins (from Philadelphia via Minnesota): Josh Harvey-Clemons, S (Louisville)
  13. Oakland Raiders (from Arizona): Jylan Ware, T (Alabama State)
  14. Minnesota Vikings: Elijah Lee, LB (Kansas State)
  15. Carolina Panthers (from Indianapolis via Cleveland): Harrison Butker, K (Georgia Tech)
  16. Los Angeles Rams (from Baltimore): Ejuan Price, DE (Pitt)
  17. Washington Redskins: Joshua Holsey, S (Auburn)
  18. Tennessee Titans: Brad Seaton, OT (Villanova)
  19. Miami Dolphins (from Tampa Bay): Isaiah Ford, WR (Virginia Tech)
  20. Green Bay Packers (from Denver): Devante Mays, RB (Utah State)
  21. Dallas Cowboys (from Detroit via New England): Noah Brown, WR (Ohio State)
  22. Jacksonville Jaguars (from Miami): Marquez Williams, FB (Miami)
  23. Tennessee Titans (from New York Giants): Khalfani Muhammad, RB (Cal)
  24. Oakland Raiders: Elijah Hood, RB (North Carolina)
  25. Houston Texans: Kyle Fuller, C (Baylor)
  26. Oakland Raiders (from Seattle): Treyvon Hester, DT (Toledo)
  27. Minnesota Vikings (from Kansas City): Jack Tocho, CB (N.C. State)
  28. Dallas Cowboys: Jordan Carrell, DE (Colorado)
  29. Green Bay Packers: Malachi Dupre, WR (LSU)
  30. Pittsburgh Steelers: Keion Adams, OLB (Western Michigan)
  31. Seattle Seahawks (from Atlanta): Chris Carson, RB (Oklahoma)
  32. Detroit Lions (from New England): Pat O’Connor, DE (Eastern Michigan)
  33. Cincinnati Bengals (compensatory): Mason Schreck, TE (Buffalo)
  34. Cleveland Browns (from Denver) (compensatory): Matthew Dayes, RB (North Carolina State)
  35. Denver Broncos (compensatory): Chad Kelly, QB (Ole Miss)

2017 NFL Draft Results By Team

Listed below are all 253 picks of the 2017 NFL draft, broken down by team. You can find a complete breakdown of the draft results by round right here.

Here are the complete 2017 NFL draft results by team:

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PFR’s 2017 Live NFL Mock Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft begins on Thursday night, and Pro Football Rumors is back with its second mock draft of the year. While our initial mock attempted to project what will happen in Round 1, we’ve taken a different approach for mock draft 2.0.

PFR editor Zach Links and I conducted this live mock draft on Tuesday morning, rotating picks and breaking down what we would do were we in charge of these selections. We posted each pick on Twitter, followed by a short explanation of our thought process on this page.

Here’s the complete mock:

1. Cleveland Browns (Zach) – Myles Garrett, LB, Texas A&M

I suspect this is the easiest pick either one of us will make all day. Garrett is the best pure talent in this year’s draft and the Browns would be foolish to go in any other direction at the top of the draft.

2. San Francisco 49ers (Dallas) – Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State

Reports that the 49ers are considering a quarterback with the second overall selection stand out as a potential smokescreen, and instead San Francisco uses the No. 2 pick to bolster its defense. Hooker, who recently earned a full medical clearance following combine rechecks, has been commonly linked to the Chargers as a perfect fit for Los Angeles defensive coordinator Gus Bradley‘s scheme. But the 49ers are running the same defensive look as the Chargers under new DC Robert Saleh, and Hooker would give the team a centerfielder with the upside of an Earl Thomas. San Francisco’s plan to convert nickel cornerback Jimmie Ward to safety won’t stop it from adding Hooker, who is possibly the draft’s No. 2 overall prospect.

3. Chicago Bears (Zach) – Solomon Thomas, DL, Stanford 

Dallas’ bold pick left my Bears with a golden opportunity. The Bears could go safety or cornerback in this scenario, but the talent of Thomas is too good to pass up. Thomas can be used on both the inside and outside of the Bears’ defensive line and I see him as one of the safest talents on the board.

4. Jacksonville Jaguars (Dallas) – Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio State

No, we didn’t forget the Jaguars used a top-five pick on Jalen Ramsey in 2016 and then handed a $67.5MM contract to A.J. Bouye in free agency last month. But one of Ramsey’s key selling points last year was his versatility: while he’s a shutdown corner at his best, Ramsey can man the slot, cover tight ends, and dabble at safety. As such, adding Conley doesn’t mean Jacksonville is facing cornerback overload, especially given that NFL clubs are in the nickel more than two-thirds of the time. Conley is viewed as a safer prospect than his Ohio State teammate Marshon Lattimore, and he’d give the Jaguars a Broncos-like secondary.

5. Tennessee Titans (Zach) – Marshon Lattimore, CB, Ohio State

The Titans, arguably, get the best cornerback available in the draft even though they are the second team to address the position. No, we don’t have a ton of film to go on for Lattimore, but his combine numbers indicate that he could be a megastar. Few teams in the NFL would have a young cornerback duo like the Titans if they can pair Logan Ryan with Lattimore.Mitch Trubisky Instagram

6. Cleveland Browns (projected trade with Jets) (Dallas) – Mitch Trubisky, QB, North Carolina

In need of a franchise quarterback, the Browns send the No. 12 and No. 52 pick to the Jets in exchange for No. 6 with the intention of drafting Trubisky. It’s a slight overpay for Cleveland (at least, based on Chase Stuart of Football Perspective‘s draft value chart, which is likely what the Browns front offices uses), but it does the deal anyway to land a long-term option under center. Given that Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is reportedly pressing the club to select a quarterback early — and the fact the Cleveland may still be considering Trubisky with the first overall selection — landing the UNC signal-caller at No. 5 for the cost of a mid-second-round pick is a move the Browns can’t pass up.

7. Los Angeles Chargers (Zach) – Jonathan Allen, DL, Alabama

In this scenario, it seems like Allen’s subpar workouts have led to a bit of a drop. His size (6’3″) is a bit of a concern, but he has the ability to be an effective defensive end while spending some time on the inside as well. Allen would look great lining up on the opposite end of Joey Bosa.

8. Carolina Panthers (Dallas) – Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan

Sitting at pick No. 8, the Panthers certainly have options. General manager Dave Gettleman & Co. could go after a running back like Leonard Fournette or Christian McCaffrey, bring in a young edge rusher to play alongside veterans like Charles Johnson and Julius Peppers, or even reach for an offensive tackle given Michael Oher‘s health questions. With Ted Ginn Jr. and Corey Brown having defected via free agency, the Panthers need another wideout to pair with Kelvin Benjamin. Enter Davis, who topped 1,400 yards and 12 touchdowns in each of the past three seasons.

9. Cincinnati Bengals (Zach) – Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Foster’s stock, by all accounts, is slipping after he turned in a diluted urine sample and got into an argument with a hospital worker at the combine. However, with other teams in the market for an inside linebacker (like the Jets at No. 12, for example), it would be somewhat risky to trade down into the teens and expect Foster to still be there. The Bengals have been willing to overlook character concerns in the past, so I see no reason why they can’t do the same here and land the Alabama star.

10. Buffalo Bills (Dallas) – Jamal Adams, S, LSU

While the Bills gave Jordan Poyer a four-year deal with $6MM in guarantees earlier this offseason, I’m still not convinced Buffalo views him as a definite starter. Those questions come to the forefront with Adams still on the board, and the Bills don’t hesitate to take the LSU defensive back. With ex-Packer Micah Hyde also in the fold, Buffalo can field one of the more diverse and flexible safety tandems in the league. Adams is viewed as a leader in the locker room, and has been favorably compared to former Cowboys All Pro Darren Woodson by Lance Zierlein of NFL.com.

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2018 Fifth-Year Option Decision Tracker

Teams across the NFL have until May 3 to officially pick up their 2018 options on players who are entering the final year of their rookie contracts. These fifth-year options can only be exercised on first-round picks, and the salaries are determined by where players were drafted and what position they play.

If a player has his option exercised, his rookie contract will be extended by one year and he’ll be eligible for unrestricted free agency in 2019, after the conclusion of the 2018 season. If a player’s option is declined, he’ll be eligible to hit the open market a year earlier. Of course, if a 2014 first-rounder is no longer on his rookie contract, there will be no option to exercise or decline. We explained the intricacies of the fifth-year option in a PFR Glossary post, so you can read up on the specific details there.

Joel Corry of CBSSports.com has passed along the official salary figures for all 2017 fifth-year options, adding his thoughts on where each 2013 first-rounder stands. These option salaries are guaranteed for injury only up until the first day of the ’18 league year, at which point they become fully guaranteed. As such, some teams may exercise the options now, even if they’re not 100% sure they’ll keep the player.

With next month’s deadline looming, we’ll use the space below to track all the option decisions from around the league based on various reports and official announcements. Here are this season’s fifth-year option decisions so far:

  1. Jadeveon Clowney, DE, $13.846MM (Texans): Exercised
  2. Greg Robinson, OL (Rams), $12.496MM: Likely to be declined
  3. Blake Bortles, QB, (Jaguars), $19.053MM
  4. Sammy Watkins, WR (Bills), $13.258MM
  5. Khalil Mack, DE (Raiders), $13.846MM: Exercised
  6. Jake Matthews, T (Falcons), $12.496MM: Exercised
  7. Mike Evans, WR (Buccaneers), $13.258MM: Exercised
  8. Justin Gilbert, CB (Browns): Not applicable due to release
  9. Anthony Barr, LB (Vikings), $12.306MM
  10. Eric Ebron, TE (Lions), $5.194MM
  11. Taylor Lewan, T (Titans), $9.341MM: Exercised
  12. Odell Beckham Jr. (Giants), $8.459MM: Exercised
  13. Aaron Donald, DT (Rams), $6.892MM: Exercised
  14. Kyle Fuller, CB, (Bears), $8.526MM: Declined
  15. Ryan Shazier, LB (Steelers), $8.718MM: Exercised
  16. Zack Martin, G (Cowboys), $9.341MM: Exercised
  17. C.J. Mosley, LB (Ravens), $8.718MM: Exercised
  18. Calvin Pryor, S (Jets), $5.597MM
  19. Ja’Wuan James, T (Dolphins), $9.341MM
  20. Brandin Cooks, WR (Patriots), $8.459MM: Exercised
  21. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S (Packers), $5.597MM
  22. Johnny Manziel, QB (Browns): Not applicable due to release
  23. Dee Ford, LB (Chiefs), $8.718MM
  24. Darqueze Dennard, CB (Bengals), $8.526MM
  25. Jason Verrett, CB (Chargers), $8.526MM: Exercised
  26. Marcus Smith, LB (Eagles), $8.718MM
  27. Deone Bucannon, LB (Cardinals), $8.718MM: Exercised
  28. Kelvin Benjamin, WR (Panthers), $8.459MM: Exercised
  29. Dominique Easley, DT (Rams): Not applicable due to release
  30. Jimmie Ward, DB (49ers), $8.526MM
  31. Bradley Roby, CB (Broncos), $8.526MM: Exercised
  32. Teddy Bridgewater, QB (Vikings), $12.198MM: To be declined

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2017 NFL Draft Pick Capital By Team

While each NFL team is organically handed seven draft picks per season, trades involving draft choices and the compensatory pick process ensures that many clubs end up with more (or less) than their original seven selections. As always, you can view the complete 2017 NFL draft order, but here we’ll look at how much draft capital each club has amassed.

Here’s how many draft picks each NFL club currently possesses:

11 picks

  • Cincinnati Bengals
  • Cleveland Browns

10 picks

  • Denver Broncos
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Washington Redskins

8 picks

  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Carolina Panthers
  • Detroit Lions
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Los Angeles Rams
  • Miami Dolphins
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Oakland Raiders
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Tennessee Titans

7 picks

  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Chicago Bears
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Houston Texans
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Miami Dolphins
  • New Orleans Saints
  • New York Giants
  • New York Jets
  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers

6 picks

  • Atlanta Falcons
  • New England Patriots

Of course, not all draft picks are created equally. Using Chase Stuart of Football Perspective‘s draft value chart, we can calculate exactly how much draft capital each team owns heading into the 2017 NFL draft:

  1. Cleveland Browns: 96.7
  2. San Francisco 49ers: 65.0
  3. Chicago Bears: 59.1
  4. Tennessee Titans: 58.7
  5. New Orleans Saints: 55.7
  6. Jacksonville Jaguars: 54.5
  7. Carolina Panthers: 54.1
  8. Cincinnati Bengals: 52.1
  9. New York Jets: 50.8
  10. Los Angeles Chargers: 49.5
  11. Baltimore Ravens: 48.7
  12. Indianapolis Colts: 47.1
  13. Buffalo Bills: 45.0
  14. Philadelphia Eagles: 44.1
  15. Arizona Cardinals: 43.2
  16. Denver Broncos: 43.0
  17. Washington Redskins: 41.6
  18. Kansas City Chiefs: 40.7
  19. Seattle Seahawks: 39.1
  20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 38.7
  21. Detroit Lions: 37.8
  22. Pittsburgh Steelers: 37.6
  23. Houston Texans 37.5
  24. Los Angeles Rams: 36.8
  25. Oakland Raiders: 35.8
  26. New York Giants: 35.6
  27. Miami Dolphins: 34.8
  28. Green Bay Packers: 34.2
  29. Minnesota Vikings: 34.0
  30. Dallas Cowboys: 32.8
  31. Atlanta Falcons: 31.5
  32. New England Patriots: 18.8

PFR Originals: 4/16/17 – 4/23/17

Checking In On 2017 Restricted Free Agents

The deadline for NFL restricted free agents to sign offer sheets with rival clubs passed on Friday, so RFAs no longer have the option of landing with another club (except via trade). So far, thee RFAs have inked offer sheets, and Bills running back Mike Gillislee is still in limbo as he waits to hear if Buffalo will match the Patriots’ proposal."<strong

Other high-profile restricted free agent cases exist, as well. The Saints held a public dalliance with Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, but declined to sign him to an offer sheet that would have forced them to sacrifice the No. 11 pick. A trade between the two teams is still possible, however, but may need to be completed before the draft begins on Thursday.

Browns running back Isaiah Crowell, meanwhile, reportedly drew interest during the RFA period, but never landed an offer sheet as any club would have had to give up a second-round pick to sign him away. Crowell is now staying away from Cleveland’s offseason workouts, though his end game is unclear.

In total, more than 40 restricted free agents have been tendered this offseason, and nine have yet to sign their RFA tender. Let’s take a look at where things stand with each restricted free agent:

Under Contract

Signed to offer sheet:

First-round tender ($3.91MM):

Second-round tender ($2.746MM):

Original round / right of first refusal tender ($1.797MM):

Tendered, then extended:

Tendered, then signed lesser deal:

In addition to those players listed above, there is a small group of restricted free agents who haven’t yet signed their tenders (plus two who had their tenders withdrawn). The players below don’t have the option of leaving for another club, so odds are that they’ll all eventually ink their tenders. If they don’t do so by June 15, however, their respective teams can reduce their salaries to 110% of their 2016 pay.

Unsigned

Second-round tender ($2.746MM):

Original round / right of first refusal tender ($1.797MM):

Tendered, then withdrawn:

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Poll: Where Will Reuben Foster Be Drafted?

Every year, we see high-end NFL Draft prospects slide as the draft approaches. As talented as he is, we have to wonder if Thursday’s report of Reuben Foster‘s failed drug test from the combine will affect his stock. Reuben Foster (vertical)

From a talent perspective, there’s reason to believe he could go within the top 10. Our first mock draft had Foster going No. 8 overall to the 49ers in a projected draft day trade with the Panthers. ESPN.com’s Mel Kiper says he would give the Titans an “A” grade if they were to select him No. 5 overall. The Alabama star is also Todd McShay of ESPN.com‘s ninth-ranked prospect. The Niners and Titans aren’t the only potential landing spots this high in the draft. The Bengals could consider Foster at No. 9 overall since newly-signed inside linebacker Kevin Minter is only under contract for one season. There’s also the possibility of teams trading up to nab Foster and clubs like the Saints, Cardinals, Colts, and Redskins could be among those with interest.

On the other hand, there’s all of the red flags to consider. Foster had shoulder surgery in February and some teams could be wary of how that will hold up in the long term. His argument with a hospital worker at the combine also didn’t do him any favors and portrayed him as something of a loose cannon. The failed drug test is now the latest piece of bad publicity to emerge, though the linebacker is insistent that he did not purposely dilute his sample. Instead, he says that he over-hydrated in order to combat a stomach bug and also keep his weight up for when it came time to step on the scale.

All things considered, do you see Foster going in the top 10? Cast your vote below.

Will Someone Other Than Garrett Go No. 1?

The No. 1 overall pick is an open and shut case – unless it isn’t. Popular thinking in recent weeks has Myles Garrett going to the Browns, but they’re not ruling out Leonard Fournette with the top selection. The LSU running back is a possibility, per Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, although JLC concedes that it’s still unlikely to happen. Myles Garrett Browns

Garrett is widely considered to be the best talent in this year’s class at any position and would be a strong choice for the rebuilding Browns. By the same token, there are other quality defensive ends to be had early in the draft and the Browns have a stockpile of picks to use. Solomon Thomas, Derek Barnett, Charles Harris, Takkarist McKinley, Taco Charlton, and T.J. Watt all hold varying levels of promise and some of those names can be had as late as the second round. The Browns presently own four picks in the top 52 and five picks in the top 65. Passing on Garrett could come back to haunt them – the Texas A&M actually says that he’ll “punish” the Browns in the NFL if he doesn’t hear his name called at the top of the draft – but there are still alternatives to consider later on.

Fournette isn’t the only non-Garrett player to be mentioned in connection with the top pick. Though Mitch Trubisky‘s momentum has cooled significantly, it wasn’t long ago that he was thought to have a chance at going No. 1. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who considers Trubisky to be the BPA (best player available), but Cleveland has an obvious need under center. If the Browns really like Trubisky or Deshaun Watson, they could theoretically play it safe and shock the world by taking a quarterback at No. 1 instead of waiting for pick No. 12 or later.

With a few weeks to go until the draft, what does your gut tell you about the Browns’ intentions with the top pick? Will they select Garrett, a player who they have bestowed with an “astronomical grade”? Or will they go in a different direction and take someone else? Alternatively, if they trade the pick, do you envision the deal being for someone other than the Texas A&M star? Cast your vote below to choose between Garrett and the rest of the field.

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The Spring League Announces Camp Roster

Since we learned last year that there’d be a spring football league in 2017, several former NFL stars have committed to the endeavor. Today, The Spring League announced (via Twitter) their full training camp roster.

Ahmad BradshawAs was previously reported, defensive end Greg Hardy, tight end Kellen Winslow Jr., and running back Ben Tate were among the major names to have committed to the league. Former cornerback Brandon Browner was reportedly involved, but he was curiously omitted from the training camp roster. Former Giants and Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw is seemingly the biggest addition to the roster since the last update.

The Spring League is composed of four teams, with the rosters comprised of veteran free agents. Ultimately, six games will be played between April 5 through April 26. Players who are currently on NFL rosters are not eligible to participate.

The full training camp roster can be found below:

Quarterbacks

Running backs

Fullbacks

  • Adam Cox
  • Jonathan Amosa

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