Here’s everything you need to know before the 2022 NFL Draft starts Thursday night in Las Vegas.
What time is the draft, and how can I check it?
Round 1 will start at 8 PM on Thursday, with Round 2-3 starting at 7 PM on Friday and Round 4-7 starting at Saturday afternoon. All three days of coverage will be broadcast on ESPN, ABC and NFL Network.
What is a draft order?
After some big trades last year and throughout the season, eight teams – the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, Las Vegas Raiders, Miami Dolphins and Los Angeles Rams – have no first-round picks. , while eight other teams – the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, New York Jets, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs – have two. The top 32 looks like this: (Here’s a full order of all 263 pics.)
- jacksonville jaguars
- Detroit Lions
- Houston Texans
- New York Jets
- New York Giants
- Carolina Panthers
- New York Giants (via Chicago Bears)
- Atlanta Falcons
- Seattle Seahawks (via Denver Broncos)
- New York Jets (via Seahawks)
- Washington Commanders
- Minnesota Vikings
- Houston Texans (via Cleveland Browns)
- Baltimore Ravens
- Philadelphia Eagles (via Miami Dolphins)
- New Orleans Saints (via Indianapolis Colts)
- Los Angeles Chargers
- Philadelphia Eagles (via Saints)
- New Orleans Saints (via Eagles)
- Pittsburgh Steelers
- new England Patriots
- Green Bay Packers (via Las Vegas Raiders)
- Arizona Cardinals
- Dallas Cowboys
- buffalo bill
- Tennessee Titans
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- green Bay Packers
- Kansas City Chiefs (via San Francisco 49ers)
- Kansas City Chiefs
- Cincinnati Bengals
- Detroit Lions (via Los Angeles Rams)
Who are the top prospects?
Here are some of the top players in each spot, their consensus big board rankings, and a link to their NFL.com scouting profiles:
What about Ravanas? what do they need?
The Ravens have 10 picks in the draft, including four in the top 100:
- Round 1, No. 14 Overall
- Round 2, No. 45
- Round 3, No. 76
- Round 3, No. 100 (Compensatory)
- Round 4, No. 110 (via New York Giants)
- Round 4, No. 119
- Round 4, No. 128 (via Arizona Cardinals)
- Round 4, No. 139 (Compensatory)
- Round 4, No. 141 (Compensatory)
- Round 6, No. 197
Cornerback, defensive line, edge rusher and offensive line are the top needs of the team. The Baltimore Sun previewed those posts and many others:
Here’s what columnist Mike Preston had to say about the Ravens’ draft plans and some local prospects:
Here Baltimore Sun reporters Child Walker and Jonas Schaefer and editor CJ Doon explain Ravens’ draft outlook and this weekend’s stakes.
Here are two different ideas for how Ravens should spend their choice:
Here are the Baltimore Sun’s final estimates for all 143 picks in the first four rounds:
And here are some of the biggest Ravens storylines to enter the draft:
Are there any local players who can be picked?
Here are the prospects for a relationship with Maryland.