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Matthew Jones
08-09-2011, 11:48 AM
Thought this might help get people started on mock drafts - I've finished an NFL draft order based on ESPN's first power rankings of the season. Using this order is a good way to prevent people from making comments like "my favorite team should be ranked much higher, this order sucks!" You can find the power rankings used here:

http://espn.go.com/nfl/powerrankings/_/year/2011/week/0

I listed the teams in reverse order of their rankings on there and made adjustments for traded picks and to remain consistent with the way the draft order is determined. I had to flip the Saints and Steelers because #29/30 have to be the losers of the conference finals, and I bumped the Rams up because the NFC West needed a playoff representative. Hopefully someone finds this helpful! Enjoy!

2012 NFL DRAFT

1. Cincinnati Bengals

2. Buffalo Bills

3. Carolina Panthers

4. Washington Redskins

5. Cleveland Browns

6. Denver Broncos

7. San Francisco 49ers

8. Minnesota Vikings

9. Miami Dolphins

10. Oakland Raiders

11. Jacksonville Jaguars

12. Arizona Cardinals

13. Tennessee Titans

14. Seattle Seahawks

15. Detroit Lions

16. Houston Texans

17. Dallas Cowboys

18. Kansas City Chiefs

19. Chicago Bears

20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

21. St. Louis Rams

22. New York Giants

23. San Diego Chargers

24. Baltimore Ravens

25. Indianapolis Colts

26. New York Jets

27. Cleveland Browns (from Falcons)

28. New England Patriots (from Saints)

29. Pittsburgh Steelers

30. Philadelphia Eagles

31. New England Patriots

32. Green Bay Packers

shylo3716
08-09-2011, 05:52 PM
+127 rep your way