Picks 1-20 set for first round of 2012 NFL Draft

Written by Gil Alcaraz IV on January 1, 2012


The 2011 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2012 NFL Draft first-round order is beginning to take shape.

 

As of right now, the first 20 selections have already been matched with their corresponding team based on final regular season records.

 

Let the early-to-mid-round mocking begin!

 

1. Indianapolis Colts (2-14)
2. St. Louis Rams (2-14)
3. Minnesota Vikings (3-13)
4. Cleveland Browns (4-12)
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-12)
6. Washington Redskins (5-11)
7. Jacksonville Jaguars (5-11)
8. Carolina Panthers (6-10)*
9. Miami Dolphins (6-10)*
10. Buffalo Bills (6-10)
11. Seattle Seahawks (7-9)*
12. Kansas City Chiefs (7-9)*
13. Philadelphia Eagles (8-8)
14. New York Jets (8-8)
15. Arizona Cardinals (8-8)
16. San Diego Chargers (8-8)
17. Cincinnati Bengals (from Oakland Raiders, 8-8)
18. Chicago Bears (8-8)
19. Dallas Cowboys (8-8)
20. Tennessee Titans (9-7)
21. Denver Broncos (8-8)**
22. Cincinnati Bengals (9-7)**
23. New York Giants (9-7)**
24. Cleveland Browns (from Atlanta Falcons, 10-6)**
25. Detroit Lions (10-6)**
26. Houston Texans (10-6)**
27. Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)**
28. Baltimore Ravens (12-4)**
29. New England Patriots (from New Orleans Saints, 13-3)**
30. San Francisco 49ers (13-3)**
31. New England Patriots (13-3)**
32. Green Bay Packers (15-1)**

 

*- Position will be decided by coin toss
**- Position will be decided by result of 2012 NFL Playoffs

Gil Alcaraz IV

Gil is the owner of the Minnesota Vikings blog, The Viking Den, and an editorial writer for Lakers Nation. Having followed the NFL Draft for years, Gil has had a knack for naming some of the big surprise players to make it in the NFL. Gil is also a member of the Football Writers Association of America. See all posts by Gil Alcaraz IV.