2022 NFL Draft – Round 1

Next to the Super Bowl, it’s the biggest night in football when the best in college football gathers in hopes of making it into the NFL with the annual NFL Draft.  After some delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, the draft finally come to Las Vegas for the first time.

Live from Las Vegas, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will reveal the names of which players will have their names called as a prospective professional football player.

Over the next three days, NFL owners will go through seven rounds of player drafts with round one on Thursday night.  Rounds two through four will be on Friday and round five through seven will be on Saturday.

Even before the draft has begun, teams are making deals and trading picks to maximize their opportunities.  The Houston Texans and New England Patriots have made three trades.  The Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots have made a trade.  The New Orleans Saints and the Philadelphia Eagles have made a trade that involves several trades over the next three years.

The Kansas City Chiefs have traded Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins for five trades over the next two years.

The Atlanta Falcons have traded quarterback Matt Ryan for a round three pick to the Indianapolis Colts.

The Houston Texans have traded quarterback Deshaun Watson and a 2024 round six pick to the Cleveland Browns for six draft picks over the next three years.

The Cleveland Browns have traded quarterback Case Keenum to the Buffalo Bills for the 2022 round seven pick.

The Green Bay Packers trade wide receiver Davante Adams for two 2022 picks.

The New England Patriots trade offensive guard Shaq Mason to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 2022 round five pick.

The Seattle Seahawks have traded quarterback Russell Wilson and the round four pick to the Denver Broncos for quarterback Drew Lock, tight end Noah Fant, defensive end Shelby Harris, and five picks over the next two years.

The Dallas Cowboys trade wide receiver Amari Cooper and the sixth round draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for a round five and a round six draft pick.

The Indianapolis Colts trade quarterback Carson Wentz and two 2022 draft picks to the Washington Commanders for three draft picks over the next two years.

The Chicago Bears trade linebacker Khalil Mack to the Los Angeles Chargers for two draft picks over the next two years.

With all the trading among teams, currently eight teams will receive two picks each in the first round.

The Jacksonville Jaguars will get the 2022 NFL Draft started off with the first pick. 

With the first pick in the NFL Draft for the second year in a row, the Jacksonville Jaguars select Defensive End Travon Walker from the University of Georgia.

The Detroit Lions are on the clock…

With the second pick in the 2022 NFL Draft the Detroit Lions select Defensive End Aidan Hutchinson from the University of Michigan.

The Houston Texans are on the clock…

With the third pick of the 2022 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans select Cornerback Derek Stingley Jr from LSU.

The New York Jets are on the clock…

With the fourth pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the New York Jets select Cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner from Cincinnati.

The New York Giants are on the clock…

With the fifth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft, the New Your Giants pick Defensive End Kayvon Thibodeaux from Oregon.

The Carolina Panthers are on the clock…

With the sixth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Carolina Panthers select Tackle Ikem Ekwonu from North Carolina State.

The New York Giants are on the clock…

With their second pick of the 2022 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select Tackle Evan Neal from Alabama.

The Atlanta Falcons are on the clock…

With the eighth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select Wide Receiver Drake London from USC.

The Seattle Seahawks are on the clock…

With the ninth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks select Tackle Charles Cross from Mississippi State.

The New York Jets are on the clock…

With the tenth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft in their second pick the New York Jets select Wide Receiver Garrett Wilson form Ohio State.

The Washington Commanders are on the clock…

The Washington Commanders have traded their pick to the New Orleans Saints.

With the eleventh selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the New Orleans Saints select Wide Receiver Chris Olave from Ohio State.

The Minnesota Vikings are on the clock…

Trading with the Minnesota Vikings, the Detroit Lions in the twelfth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Lions select Wide Receiver Jameson Williams from Alabama.

The Philadelphia Eagles are on the clock…

After making a trade with the Houston Texans, the Philadelphia Eagles have the thirteenth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft and select Defensive tackle Jordan Davis from Georgia.

The Baltimore Ravens are on the clock…

With the fourteenth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Baltimore Ravens select Safety Kyle Hamilton from Notre Dame.

The Houston Texans are on the clock…

With the fifteenth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Texans select Guard Kenyon Green from Texas A&M.

The Washington Commanders are on the clock…

With the sixteenth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Commanders select Wide Receiver Jahan Dotson from Penn State.

The Los Angeles Chargers are on the clock…

With the seventeenth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Chargers select Guard Zion Johnson from Boston College.

The Tennessee Titans are on the clock…

After trading AJ Brown and some draft picks to the Philadelphia Eagles, with the eighteenth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Titans have selected Wide Receiver Treylong Burks from Arkansas.

The New Orleans Saints are one the clock…

The Baltimore Ravens trade Hollywood Brown and a draft pick to the Arizona Cardinals for the 23rd pick.

With the nineteenth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Saints select Tackle Trevor Penning from Northern Iowa.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the clock…

With the twentieth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Steelers select the first quarterback of the 2022 draft with Quarterback Kenny Pickett from Pittsburgh.  Celebrating the 50th anniversary of “the Immaculate reception” Franko Harris made the announcement calling it incredible; adding that he loved it.

The New England Patriots are on the clock…

The Patriots have traded with the Kansas City Chiefs.

With the twenty-first selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Chief select Cornerback Trent McDuffie from Washington.

The Green Bay Packers are on the clock…

With the twenty-second selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Packers select Linebacker Quay Walker from Georgia.

The Baltimore Ravens are on the clock…

The Ravens have traded with the Buffalo Bills.

With the twenty-third selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Bills select Cornerback Kaiir Elam from the University of Florida.

The Dallas Cowboys are on the clock…

With the twenty-fourth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Cowboys select Tackle Tyler Smith from Tulsa.

The Baltimore Ravens are on the clock…

With the twenty-fifth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Ravens select Center Tyler Linderbaum from Iowa.

The Tennessee Titans are on the clock…

The Tennessee Titans have traded with the New York Jets.

In the twenty-sixth selection of the 2022 NFL Draft with their third selection of the first round the Jets select Linebacker Jermaine Johnson II from Florida State University.  People in the room with Johnson were doing the Seminole war chant when his name was called.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock…

The New England Patriots trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

With the twenty-seventh selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Jaguars select Linebacker Devin Lloyd from Utah for their second pick of the round.

The Green Bay Packers are on the clock…

With the twenty-eighth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Packers select Defensive Tackle Devonte Wyatt from Georgia.

The New England Patriots are on the clock…

With the twenty-ninth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Patriots select Guard Cole Strange from Chattanooga.

The Kansas City Chiefs are on the clock…

With the thirtieth selection in the 2022 NFL Draft the Chiefs select Defensive End George Karlaftis from Purdue.

The Cincinnati Bengals are on the clock…

With the thirty-first selection of the 2022 NFL Draft the Bengals select Safety Daxton Hill from Michigan.

The Minnesota Vikings are one the clock…

In the final selection of round one in the 2022 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings select Safety Lewis Cine of Georgia.

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