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NFL Draft 2021: 1st Round results, live updates, and open thread

2018 NFL Draft Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images

The 2021 NFL Draft has arrived! This year’s will be in Cleveland instead of the all-virtual draft, and Roger Goodell will be allowed to awkwardly hug players and get himself booed by attending fans. We know that Trevor Lawrence will go #1 overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars, followed by Zach Wilson #2 to the New York Jets, one of Mac Jones or Trey Lance at #3 to the San Francisco 49ers. From there? Your guess is as good as ours.

This is your place to discuss the draft, and we’ll be updating this post with the picks as they roll in, along with any trades that are finalized, and we know there will be trades. The Seattle Seahawks are sitting Thursday out (barring some dramatic, totally unexpected moment) and we’ll be on deck on Friday.

The draft starts at 5 PM PT on ESPN, ABC, NFL Network, and ESPN Deportes.

Round 1 Draft Order

1) Jacksonville Jaguars - Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson

2) New York Jets - Zach Wilson, QB, BYU

3) San Francisco 49ers - Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota State

4) Atlanta Falcons - Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida

5) Cincinnati Bengals - Ja’Marr Chase, WR, LSU

6) Miami Dolphins - Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama

7) Detroit Lions - Penei Sewell, OL, Oregon

8) Carolina Panthers - Jaycee Horn, CB, South Carolina

9) Denver Broncos - Patrick Surtain II, CB, Alabama

10) Philadelphia Eagles - Devonta Smith, WR, Alabama

11) Chicago Bears - Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State

12) Dallas Cowboys - Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State

13) Los Angeles Chargers - Rashawn Slater Jr, OL, Northwestern

14) New York Jets - Alijah Vera-Tucker, OL, USC

15) New England Patriots - Mac Jones, QB, Alabama

16) Arizona Cardinals - Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa

17) Las Vegas Raiders - Alex Leatherwood, OL, Alabama

18) Miami Dolphins - Jaelan Phillips, DE, Miami

19) Washington Football Team - Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky

20) New York Giants - Kadarius Toney, WR, Florida

21) Indianapolis Colts - Kwity Paye, DE, Michigan

22) Tennessee Titans - Caleb Farley, CB, Virginia Tech

23) Minnesota Vikings - Christian Darrisaw, OL, Virginia Tech

24) Pittsburgh Steelers - Najee Harris, RB, Alabama

25) Jacksonville Jaguars - Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson

26) Cleveland Browns - Greg Newsome II, CB, Northwestern

27) Baltimore Ravens - Reshod Bateman, WR, Minnesota

28) New Orleans Saints - Payton Turner, DE, Houston

29) Green Bay Packers - Eric Stokes, CB, Georgia

30) Buffalo Bills - Greg Rousseau, DE, Miami

31) Baltimore Ravens - Jayson Oweh, DE, Penn State

32) Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Joe Tryon, DE, Washington

Seahawks Draft Picks

Round 2: 56th overall

Round 4: 129th overall

Round 7: 250th overall

Draft Day Trades

  • Eagles trade 12th overall pick and third-rounder (84th) to Cowboys for 10th overall pick.
  • Bears trade 20th overall pick, 2022 first-rounder, 2021 fifth-rounder, and 2022 fourth-rounder to Giants for 11th overall pick.
  • Jets trade 23rd overall pick, 2021 third-rounders (66th and 86th overall) to Vikings for 14th overall pick, 2021 fifth-rounder (143rd).