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NFL Draft Order 2013: Complete 7-Round Breakdown
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Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel has a great chance to be selected at No. 1 overall.

The 2013 NFL draft is just around the corner, which means it’s time to figure out precisely where your favorite team will be selecting in this year's extremely deep crop of prospects.

Over the course of three days, plenty can happen, and there are always diamonds in the rough begging for an opportunity to prove scouts wrong by thriving in the pros. In other words, it’s well worth paying attention even in the latter rounds for diehard football fanatics.

Here is a breakdown of the biggest storylines entering draft day, followed by the complete seven-round order.

 

Front-Seven Franchise Cornerstones

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Whether it’s defensive ends, linebackers or hybrid playmakers, there are a plethora of sack specialists in this bunch. As many as four have a shot at going in the top 10, including former Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan, LSU’s Barkevious Mingo, freakish BYU athlete Ezekiel Ansah and Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones.

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Jordan, Mingo and Ansah are all relatively raw, while Jones is a proven commodity but struggled during his pro day in Athens.

That makes the top of the draft all the more difficult to project. Almost more impressive is the group of defensive tackles, though.

Florida standout Sharrif Floyd is a surefire top-five pick, and thanks to a stellar workout by Star Lotulelei in Salt Lake City, he may have garnered himself similar status.

Also watch for Missouri’s Sheldon Richardson, who hasn’t been as highly touted as the aforementioned prospects. Richardson should fit in with a fringe playoff contender and stand out as a rookie due to his versatility across the defensive front.

 

Where Are the Franchise Quarterbacks?

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Geno Smith should be the first QB off the board due to the X-factor he brings with his 4.59 speed in the 40-yard dash. Although he didn’t take off much in college, he brings more upside in that regard than any of the others in his class.

This isn’t quite the incredible group from a year ago that produced Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and Ryan Tannehill. However, there is still a possibility that two are off the board relatively early.

The top candidates to be chosen as franchise saviors have to be Smith and USC prolific passer Matt Barkley. Also look for ex-Syracuse signal-caller Ryan Nassib to be a possible surprise early on, particularly to reunite with his college head coach Doug Marrone, who’s now the head coach of the Buffalo Bills.

However, the Bills signed Kevin Kolb, the Oakland Raiders snagged Matt Flynn in a trade and the Arizona Cardinals did the same for Carson Palmer.

Those QB transactions prompted this tweet from ESPN's Adam Schefter:

Other 2013 signal-callers to watch include Arkansas’ Tyler Wilson, cannon-armed NC State quarterback Mike Glennon and the underrated Zac Dysert from Miami of Ohio. He’s not quite Ben Roethlisberger, but Dysert possesses an NFL-caliber arm, solid mechanics and exceptional downfield throwing ability.

What may happen instead is that teams with questionable quarterback situations will place priority on stocking up on protection. Luke Joeckel of Texas A&M, Eric Fisher of Central Michigan and Lane Johnson from Oklahoma are all considered guaranteed franchise left tackles.

Also look for guard Jonathan Cooper to come off the board early. The former North Carolina Tar Heel is the best pass-protecting guard in the draft, and is more athletic and nimble than Alabama’s Chance Warmack, although Warmack may go even earlier than Cooper.

 

Entertaining Passing Attacks Will Continue to Define NFL

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Dee Milliner and the 2013 defensive backs will provide formidable challenges for NFL receiving corps.

Considering how deep this class also is at both receiver and cornerback, there should be even more heated competition on the outside.

NFL Network’s Charley Casserly had five wideouts taken in the first round in his mock from March 25—and there are plenty of other intriguing prospects waiting in Round 2.

Geno Smith’s West Virginia Mountaineers teammate Tavon Austin is one to watch for in particular. Most of the others are bigger, more physical receivers, but Austin has the potential to be lethal in the slot, out of the backfield and as a returner. That triple-threat capability may allow him to be the first or second receiver off the board.

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Tennessee product Cordarrelle Patterson is similarly versatile but has much better size, although he did play for the Volunteers for just one season. His teammate, WR Justin Hunter, will also be looked at in the first 32 picks.

On the other side of the ball, Alabama Crimson Tide star Dee Milliner leads the defensive backs and has potential to be a shutdown corner at the next level. Not to be discounted is Florida State’s Xavier Rhodes, who plays physically and has the frame to match up with big-bodied NFL receivers right away.

Other exciting ball hawks that will be roaming secondaries soon enough on Sundays include Texas Longhorns safety Kenny Vaccaro, who is the clear-cut top safety. Due to his exceptional coverage ability and fearlessness in the box, he should be an instant factor. Based on team needs, he shouldn't fall outside of the top 20. 

 

Complete Draft Order Breakdown

Team

Round

Pick

Overall

Kansas City Chiefs

1

1

1

Jacksonville Jaguars

1

2

2

Oakland Raiders

1

3

3

Philadelphia Eagles

1

4

4

Detroit Lions

1

5

5

Cleveland Browns

1

6

6

Arizona Cardinals

1

7

7

Buffalo Bills

1

8

8

New york Jets

1

9

9

Tennessee Titans

1

10

10

San Diego Chargers

1

11

11

Miami Dolphins

1

12

12

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1

13

13

Carolina Panthers

1

14

14

New Orleans Saints

1

15

15

St. Louis Rams

1

16

16

Pittsburgh Steelers

1

17

17

Dallas Cowboys

1

18

18

New York Giants

1

19

19

Chicago Bears

1

20

20

Cincinnati Bengals

1

21

21

St. Louis Rams (via WAS)

1

22

22

Minnesota Vikings

1

23

23

Indianapolis Colts

1

24

24

Minnesota Vikings (via SEA)

1

25

25

Green Bay Packers

1

26

26

Houston Texans

1

27

27

Denver Broncos

1

28

28

New England Patriots

1

29

29

Atlanta Falcons

1

30

30

San Francisco 49ers

1

31

31

Baltimore Ravens

1

32

32

 

 

 

 

Team

Round

Pick

Overall

Jacksonville Jaguars

2

1

33

San Francisco 49ers (via KC)

2

2

34

Philadelphia Eagles

2

3

35

Detroit Lions

2

4

36

Cincinnati Bengals (via OAK)

2

5

37

Arizona Cardinals

2

6

38

Cleveland Browns (Supplemental Draft)

2

New York Jets

2

7

39

Tennessee Titans

2

8

40

Buffalo Bills

2

9

41

Miami Dolphins

2

10

42

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2

11

43

Carolina Panthers

2

12

44

New Orleans Saints (forfeited)

2

San Diego Chargers

2

13

45

St. Louis Rams

2

14

46

Dallas Cowboys

2

15

47

Pittsburgh Steelers

2

16

48

New York Giants

2

17

49

Chicago Bears

2

18

50

Washington Redskins

2

19

51

Minnesota Vikings

2

20

52

Cincinnati Bengals

2

21

53

Miami Dolphins (via IND)

2

22

54

Green Bay Packers

2

23

55

Seattle Seahawks

2

24

56

Houston Texans

2

25

57

Denver Broncos

2

26

58

New England Patriots

2

27

59

Atlanta Falcons

2

28

60

San Francisco 49ers

2

29

61

Baltimore Ravens

2

30

62

 

 

 

 

Team

Round

Pick

Overall

Kansas City Chiefs

3

1

63

Jacksonville Jaguars

3

2

64

Detroit Lions

3

3

65

Oakland Raiders

3

4

66

Philadelphia Eagles

3

5

67

Cleveland Browns

3

6

68

Arizona Cardinals

3

7

69

Tennessee Titans

3

8

70

Buffalo Bills

3

9

71

New York Jets

3

10

72

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

3

11

73

San Francisco 49ers (via CAR)

3

12

74

New Orleans Saints

3

13

75

San Diego Chargers

3

14

76

Miami Dolphins

3

15

77

St. Louis Rams

3

16

78

Pittsburgh Steelers

3

17

79

Dallas Cowboys

3

18

80

New York Giants

3

19

81

Miami Dolphins (via CHI)

3

20

82

Minnesota Vikings

3

21

83

Cincinnati Bengals

3

22

84

Washington Redskins

3

23

85

Indianapolis Colts

3

24

86

Seattle Seahawks

3

25

87

Green Bay Packers

3

26

88

Houston Texans

3

27

89

Denver Broncos

3

28

90

New England Patriots

3

29

91

Atlanta Falcons

3

30

92

San Francisco 49ers

3

31

93

Baltimore Ravens

3

32

94

Houston Texans (compensatory)

3

33

95

Kansas City Chiefs (compensatory)

3

34

96

Tennessee Titans (compensatory)

3

35

97

 

 

 

 

Team

Round

Pick

Overall

Jacksonville Jaguars

4

1

98

Kansas City Chiefs

4

2

99

Oakland Raiders

4

3

100

Philadelphia Eagles

4

4

101

Minnesota Vikings (via DET)

4

5

102

Arizona Cardinals

4

6

103

Cleveland Browns

4

7

104

Buffalo Bills

4

8

105

New York Jets

4

9

106

Tennessee Titans

4

10

107

Carolina Panthers

4

11

108

New Orleans Saints

4

12

109

San Diego Chargers

4

13

110

Miami Dolphins

4

14

111

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

4

15

112

St. Louis Rams

4

16

113

Dallas Cowboys

4

17

114

Pittsburgh Steelers

4

18

115

New York Giants

4

19

116

Chicago Bears

4

20

117

Cincinnati Bengals

4

21

118

Washington Redskins

4

22

119

Minnesota Vikings

4

23

120

Indianapolis Colts

4

24

121

Green Bay Packers

4

25

122

Seattle Seahawks

4

26

123

Houston Texans

4

27

124

Denver Broncos

4

28

125

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via NE)

4

29

126

Atlanta Falcons

4

30

127

San Francisco 49ers

4

31

128

Baltimore Ravens

4

32

129

Baltimore Ravens

4

33

130

San Francisco 49ers

4

34

131

Detroit Lions

4

35

132

Atlanta Falcons

4

36

133

 

 

 

 

Team

Round

Pick   

Overall  

Kansas City Chiefs

5

1

134

Jacksonville Jaguars

5

2

135

Philadelphia Eagles

5

3

136

Detroit Lions

5

4

137 

Seattle Seahawks (via OAK)

5

5

138

Cleveland Browns

5

6

139 

Arizona Cardinals

5

7

140 

New York Jets

5

8

141 

Tennessee Titans

5

9

142 

Buffalo Bills

5

10

143 

New Orleans Saints

5

11

144 

San Diego Chargers

5

12

145 

Miami Dolphins

5

13

146 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

5

14

147

Carolina Panthers

5

15

148 

St. Louis Rams

5

16

149 

Pittsburgh Steelers

5

17

150 

Dallas Cowboys

5

18

151 

New York Giants

5

19

152 

Chicago Bears

5

20

153 

Washington Redskins

5

21

154

Minnesota Vikings

5

22

155

Cincinnati Bengals

5

23

156 

San Francisco 49ers (via IND)

5

24

157 

Seattle Seahawks

5

25

158 

Green Bay Packers

5

26

159 

Houston Texans

5

27

160 

Denver Broncos

5

28

161 

Washington Redskins (via NE)

5

29

162 

Atlanta Falcons

5

30

163 

Cleveland Browns (via SF)

5

31

164 

Baltimore Ravens

5

32

165 

Miami Dolphins

5

33

166 

Green Bay Packers

5

34 

167 

Baltimore Ravens

5

35 

168 

 

 

 

 

Team

Round

Pick

Overall

Jacksonville Jaguars

6

1

169 

Kansas City Chiefs

6

2

170 

Detroit Lions

6

3

171

Oakland Raiders

6

4

172 

San Francisco 49ers (from CLE, via PHI)

6

5

173 

Arizona Cardinals

6

6

174 

Cleveland Browns

6

7

175 

Oakland Raiders (from ARI, via MIN, TEN)

6

8

176 

Buffalo Bills

6

9

177 

New York Jets

6

10

178 

San Diego Chargers

6

11

179 

San Francisco 49ers (via MIA)

6

12

180 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

6

13

181 

Carolina Panthers

6

14

182 

New Orleans Saints

6

15

183 

St. Louis Rams

6

16

184 

Dallas Cowboys

6

17

185 

Pittsburgh Steelers

6

18

186 

New York Giants

6

19

187 

Chicago Bears

6

20

188 

Minnesota Vikings

6

21

189 

Cincinnati Bengals

6

22

190 

Washington Redskins

6

23

191 

Indianapolis Colts

6

24

192 

Green Bay Packers

6

25

193 

Seattle Seahawks

6

26

194 

Houston Texans

6

27

195 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (from PHI via DEN)

6

28

196 

Cincinnati Bengals (via NE)

6

29

197 

Atlanta Falcons

6

30

198 

Baltimore Ravens (via SF)

6

31

199 

Baltimore Ravens

6

32

200 

Houston Texans

6

33

201 

Tennessee Titans

6

34 

202 

Baltimore Ravens

6

35 

203 

Kansas City Chiefs

6

36

204 

Oakland Raiders

6

37

205 

Pittsburgh Steelers

6

38

206 

 

 

 

 

Team

Round 

Pick

Overall

Kansas City Chiefs

7

1

207 

Jacksonville Jaguars

7

2

208 

Arizona Cardinals (via OAK)

7

3

209 

Philadelphia Eagles

7

4

210 

Detroit Lions

7

5

211 

Philadelphia Eagles (via CLE)

7

6

212 

Minnesota Vikings (via ARI)

7

7

213 

Minnesota Vikings (via BUF/SEA)

7

8

214 

New York Jets

7

9

215 

Tennessee Titans

7

10

216 

Miami Dolphins

7

11

217 

Philadelphia Eagles (via TB)

7

12

218 

Arizona Cardinals (via OAK)

7

13

219 

Seattle Seahawks (via NO)

7

14

220 

San Diego Chargers

7

15

221 

St. Louis Rams

7

16

222 

Pittsburgh Steelers

7

17

223 

Miami Dolphins (via DAL)

7

18

224 

New York Giants

7

19

225 

New England Patriots (via CHI/TB)

7

20

226 

Cleveland Browns (via SF)

7

21

227 

Washington Redskins

7

22

228 

Minnesota Vikings

7

23

229 

Indianapolis Colts

7

24

230 

Seattle Seahawks

7

25

231 

Green Bay Packers

7

26

232 

Houston Texans

7

27

233 

Denver Broncos

7

28

234 

New England Patriots

7

29

235 

Atlanta Falcons

7

30

236 

San Francisco 49ers

7

31

237 

Baltimore Ravens

7

32

238 

Philadelphia Eagles

7

33

239 

Cincinnati Bengals

7

34 

240 

Seattle Seahawks

7

35 

241 

Seattle Seahawks

7

36

242 

Atlanta Falcons

7

37

243 

Atlanta Falcons

7

38

244 

Detroit Lions

7

39

245

San Francisco 49ers

7

40

246

Baltimore Ravens

7

41

247

Tennessee Titans

7

42

248

Atlanta Falcons

7

43

249

Miami Dolphins

7

44

250

Cincinnati Bengals

7

45

251

San Francisco 49ers

7

46

252

New York Giants

7

47

253

Indianapolis Colts

7

48

254

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