The 2023 NFL Draft will happen in Kansas Metropolis on April 27-29. Between now and the Tremendous Bowl in February, the 2023 NFL Draft order will fluctuate after each recreation of the 2022 NFL season.
So make sure to examine again weekly as the present draft order is regularly up to date all through the common season because the NFL standings change. And don’t neglect to take a look at the free Pro Football Network Mock Draft Simulator to take management of your favourite group and draft the top draft prospects on the board.
Present 2023 NFL Draft Order
A lot of trades have already impacted the primary spherical of the 2023 NFL Draft. The Eagles, Texans, Lions, and Seahawks all personal a number of first-round picks in 2023 because of offseason trades.
The Dolphins additionally would have had two first-round picks. However the NFL stripped Miami of their very own first-round decide for tampering with Tom Brady and Sean Payton. The Dolphins additionally misplaced a 2024 third-round decide as a part of the tampering penalty.
Then the Dolphins traded the first-round decide they owned from San Francisco to the Broncos in exchange for pass rusher Bradley Chubb. So Miami has no first-round picks in 2023.
Due to Miami’s forfeited decide, the primary spherical of the 2023 NFL Draft will solely have 31 picks.
Picks one by means of 18 are slotted based mostly on common season end. Picks 19 by means of 31 are decided based mostly on NFL playoff outcomes. If the Dolphins don’t make the playoffs, then picks one by means of 17 will probably be slotted on common season end, and picks 18 by means of 31 will probably be decided based mostly on playoff outcomes. Extra on how the draft order is set is under the first-round draft order.
The order under is present as of 11:35 p.m. ET on Dec. 18. It’s based mostly on utilizing the energy of schedule for all 17 opponents for every group — not simply the opponents performed so far.
Spherical 1 | Picks 1-10
1. Houston Texans
2. Chicago Bears
3. Seattle Seahawks (from Denver)
4. Arizona Cardinals
5. Detroit Lions (from LA Rams)
6. Indianapolis Colts
7. Atlanta Falcons
8. Carolina Panthers
9. Philadelphia Eagles (from New Orleans)
10. Inexperienced Bay Packers
Spherical 1 | Picks 11-20
11. Las Vegas Raiders
12. Jacksonville Jaguars
13. Houston Texans (from Cleveland)
14. Pittsburgh Steelers
15. Seattle Seahawks
16. New England Patriots
17. New York Jets
18. Detroit Lions
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
20. Tenessee Titans
Spherical 1 | Picks 21-31
21. Washington Commanders
22. Los Angeles Chargers
23. New York Giants
24. Baltimore Ravens
25. Denver Broncos (from SF through MIA)
26. Cincinnati Bengals
27. Dallas Cowboys
28. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs
29. Minnesota Vikings
30. Buffalo Payments
31. Philadelphia Eagles
For a extra complete checklist past the primary spherical, take a look at our NFL Draft Picks by Team tracker.
How Is the NFL Draft Order Decided?
Like most draft orders in skilled sports activities, there’s a particular technique to decide the order of the NFL draft. It’s the reverse order of every group’s end in the latest season. Playoff groups are then assigned their picks based mostly on after they had been eradicated and their general season document. The NFL draft tiebreaker procedures come into play when figuring out the ultimate order, as groups that don’t make the playoffs earn picks between picks 1-18. Playoff groups then filter in from picks 19-32.
- The six groups eradicated on Wild Card Weekend obtain picks 19-24 based mostly on regular-season document.
- The 4 groups eradicated within the Divisional Spherical obtain picks 25-28 based mostly on regular-season document.
- The 2 groups eradicated within the Convention Championships obtain picks 29 and 30 based mostly on regular-season document.
- The group that loses the Tremendous Bowl will get decide 31.
- The Super Bowl champion will get decide 32.
There are additionally compensatory selections awarded based mostly on the NFL’s proprietary system. Decision JC-2A has kicked into impact as nicely, awarding groups third-round picks in the event that they develop minority head coach or common supervisor candidates employed elsewhere.