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2017 NFL Draft order updated following Wildcard round

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The NFL Draft order added four more teams into locked positions over the weekend.

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The first-round of the NFL Playoffs is complete, with four teams losing during Wildcard Weekend. The losses end the season for each of those franchises, sending them on to the offseason along with the 20 teams who did not qualify for the postseason. The losses in the playoffs also mean those four teams are now locked into the 2017 NFL Draft order, taking spots 21 through 24.

The NFL Draft first-round order is set based on the 2016 season’s results. The first 20 positions are the non-playoff teams, ordered from the worst record to the best. The other 12 teams are then ordered based on when they lose in the postseason, with the Super Bowl champions taking the 32nd position. The playoff teams are grouped by the round in which they lose, then ordered by their regular season records. Ties in the non-playoff and playoff groups are broken based on strength of schedule, then record against conference opponents, then record against division opponents, and finally a coin toss.

The 2017 NFL Draft order, as it is through the Wildcard round is below:

2017 NFL Draft order

  1. Cleveland Browns (1-15)
  2. San Francisco 49ers (2-14)
  3. Chicago Bears (3-13, 0.522 strength of schedule)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars (3-13, 0.528)
  5. Tennessee Titans (via Los Angeles Rams (4-12))
  6. New York Jets (5-11, 0.518)
  7. San Diego Chargers (5-11, 0.543)
  8. Carolina Panthers (6-10)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals (6-9-1)
  10. Buffalo Bills (7-9, 0.482)
  11. New Orleans Saints (7-9, 0.525)
  12. Cleveland Browns (via Philadelphia Eagles (7-9, 0.559))
  13. Arizona Cardinals (7-8-1)
  14. Indianapolis Colts (8-8, 0.492)*
  15. Philadelphia Eagles (via Minnesota Vikings (8-8, 0.492))*
  16. Baltimore Ravens (8-8, 0.498)
  17. Washington Redskins (8-7-1)
  18. Tennessee Titans (9-7, 0.465)
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7, 0.492)
  20. Denver Broncos (9-7, 0.549)

——Playoff teams——

  1. Detroit Lions (9-7)
  2. Miami Dolphins (10-6)
  3. New York Giants (11-5)
  4. Oakland Raiders (12-4)

*Picks 14 and 15 will be determined by a coin toss.

The remaining Playoff teams (in reverse seeding order) are:

Houston Texans (AFC 4th Seed - AFC South champ) (9-7)

Green Bay Packers (NFC 4th seed - NFC North champ) (10-6)

Seattle Seahawks (NFC 3rd seed - NFC West champ) (10-5-1)

Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC 3rd seed - AFC North champ) (11-5)

Atlanta Falcons (NFC 2nd seed - NFC South champ) (11-5)

Kansas City Chiefs (AFC 2nd seed - AFC West champ) (12-4)

Dallas Cowboys (NFC 1st seed - NFC East champ) (13-3)

New England Patriots (AFC 1st seed - AFC East champ) (14-2)