Originally Posted by RoyHall#1
How would it be the 3rd round if there is only a few players?
It's more like an auction than a draft.
Teams submit what they're willing to give for a certain player.
Like last year, the bengals "Won" Rights to Ahmad brooks for a 3rd rounder, therefore forfeiting their original 3rd round pick this year.
Read This: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/6452668
and this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NFL_Draft