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2016 NFL draft

2016 NFL draft
General Information
Date(s) April 28–30
Location Auditorium Theatre
in Chicago, IL
TV coverage (US) ESPN, NFL Network
Overview
253 total selections  in 7 rounds
Most selections (10) Philadelphia Eagles
Fewest selections (5) Atlanta Falcons,
Dallas Cowboys,
St. Louis Rams

The 2016 NFL Draft will be the 81st annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) franchises to select newly eligible football players. On July 15, 2015, commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the draft will be held on Thursday, April 28, and will end on Saturday, April 30. On August 11, it was announced that the NFL Draft will remain in Chicago in 2016.

Contents

  • Trades 1
    • Round two 1.1
    • Round three 1.2
    • Round four 1.3
    • Round five 1.4
    • Round six 1.5
    • Round seven 1.6
  • Forfeited picks 2
  • Early entrants 3
  • References 4

Trades

In the explanations below, (D) denotes trades that took place during the 2016 Draft, while (PD) indicates trades completed pre-draft.

Round two

  • Philadelphia → St. Louis (PD). Philadelphia traded their second-round selection in this year's draft, a 2015 fourth-round selection and quarterback Nick Foles to St. Louis in exchange for St. Louis' 2015 fifth-round selection and quarterback Sam Bradford. The trade also includes a possible conditional fourth-round selection in this year's draft that Philadelphia will receive if Bradford takes less than 50 percent of the snaps in 2015.[source 1]

Round three

Round four

  • Denver → Baltimore (PD). Denver traded this selection to Baltimore in exchange for Baltimore's fifth-round selection and center Gino Gradkowski.[source 3]
  • St. Louis → Philadelphia (PD). see Philadelphia → St. Louis (round two). This conditional selection will return to St. Louis if Bradford plays less than 50 percent of the snaps in 2015.[source 1]

Round five

  • Baltimore → Denver (PD). see Denver → Baltimore (round four).[source 3]
  • Dallas → Oakland (PD). Dallas conditionally traded this selection to Oakland for wide receiver Brice Butler and Oakland's 2016 sixth-round selection. The pick swap only occurs if Butler is on the Cowboys' 53-man roster for six games.[source 4]
  • Denver → Detroit (PD). Denver traded this selection, their 2015 first- and fifth-round selections and guard/center Manny Ramirez to Detroit in exchange for Detroit's 2015 first-round selection.[source 5]
  • New England → Houston (PD). New England traded this selection to Houston in exchange for wide receiver Keshawn Martin and Houston's 2016 sixth-round selection.[source 6]
  • Pittsburgh → Philadelphia (PD). Pittsburgh traded this conditional selection to Philadelphia in exchange for cornerback Brandon Boykin. The selection can become a fourth round selection if Boykin plays 60% of the snaps during the season.[source 7]
  • San Diego → San Francisco (PD). San Diego traded this selection, and their 2015 first- and fourth-round selections, to San Francisco in exchange for San Francisco's 2015 first-round selection.[source 8]
  • Seattle → Kansas City (PD). Seattle traded this selection to Kansas City in exchange for safety Kelcie McCray.[source 9]

Round six

  • Atlanta → Tennessee (PD). Atlanta traded this selection to Tennessee in exchange for guard Andy Levitre and a future conditional selection.[source 10]
  • Carolina → Chicago (PD). Carolina traded this conditional selection to Chicago in exchange for defensive end Jared Allen.[source 11]
  • Dallas → San Francisco (PD). Dallas traded this selection to San Francisco in exchange for San Francisco's 2015 seventh-round selection (246th).[source 2]
  • Denver → San Francisco (PD). Denver traded this selection, along with their sixth-round selection in the 2017 NFL draft to San Francisco in exchange for San Francisco's seventh-round selection and tight end Vernon Davis.[source 12]
  • Houston → New England (PD). see New England → Houston (round five).[source 6]
  • New Orleans → Washington (PD). New Orleans traded this selection along with their sixth-round selection in the 2015 NFL draft (187th) to Washington in exchange for Washington's fifth-round selection.[source 2]
  • Indianapolis → Oakland (PD). Indianapolis traded this selection to Oakland in exchange for linebacker Sio Moore.[source 13]
  • Minnesota → San Diego (PD). Minnesota traded this selection to San Diego in exchange for offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles.[source 14]
  • New England → Chicago (PD). New England traded this selection to Chicago in exchange for linebacker Jon Bostic.[source 15]
  • Oakland → Dallas (PD). see Dallas → Oakland (round five).[source 4]
  • Pittsburgh → Jacksonville (PD). Pittsburgh traded this selection to Jacksonville in exchange for kicker Josh Scobee.[source 16]
  • San Francisco → Minnesota (PD). San Francisco traded this selection and center Nick Easton to Minnesota in exchange for linebacker Gerald Hodges.[source 17]
  • Seattle → Detroit (PD). Seattle traded this selection to Detroit in exchange for cornerback Mohammed Seisay.[source 18]
  • Washington → Tampa Bay (PD). Washington traded this selection to Tampa Bay in exchange for Tampa Bay's seventh-round selection and safety Dashon Goldson.[source 19]

Round seven

  • Arizona → Philadelphia (PD). Arizona traded a conditional seventh-round selection in the 2016 draft to Philadelphia in exchange for quarterback Matt Barkley. Philadelphia will only receive this selection if Barkley is on Arizona's roster for at least six games.[source 20]
  • Baltimore → Miami (PD). Baltimore traded this selection to Miami in exchange for cornerback Will Davis.[source 21]
  • Buffalo → Minnesota (PD). Buffalo traded this selection and a 2015 fifth-round selection to Minnesota in exchange for quarterback Matt Cassel and Minnesota's 2015 sixth-round selection.[source 22]
  • Dallas → Seattle (PD). Dallas traded this selection to Seattle in exchange for running back Christine Michael.[source 23]
  • Houston → Denver (PD). Houston traded this selection to Denver in exchange for offensive tackle Chris Clark.[source 24]
  • Houston → New England (PD). Houston traded their seventh–round selection in the 2016 draft to New England in exchange for quarterback Ryan Mallett. The pick could have been a sixth–round selection but Mallett did not play 40% of the snaps in 2014.[source 25]
  • New York Giants → Pittsburgh (PD). The Giants traded a conditional seventh-round selection in the 2016 draft to Pittsburgh in exchange for punter Brad Wing.[source 26]
  • New York Jets → Houston (PD). The Jets traded a conditional seventh-round selection in the 2016 draft to Houston in exchange for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The pick can become a sixth-round selection based on Fitzpatrick's playing time.[source 27]
  • San Francisco → Denver (PD). see Denver → San Francisco (round six).[source 12]
  • St. Louis → Houston (PD). St. Louis traded this selection to Houston in exchange for quarterback Case Keenum.[source 28]
  • Tampa Bay → Washington (PD). see Washington → Tampa Bay (round six).[source 19]
  • Tennessee → Cleveland (PD). Tennessee traded this conditional selection to Cleveland in exchange for running back Terrance West.[source 28]

Forfeited picks

  • Atlanta will forfeit their fifth-round selection as the punishment for piping artificial crowd noise into the 2013 and 2014 seasons. If Atlanta receives multiple fifth-round selections, the team will forfeit its first fifth-round selection.[source 29]
  • New England will forfeit their first-round selection as the punishment for the team's Deflategate scandal. If New England receives multiple first-round selections, the team will forfeit its first first-round selection. The team will also forfeit a 2017 fourth-round selection.[source 30]
  • St. Louis will forfeit their fifth-round selection after selecting offensive tackle Isaiah Battle in the 2015 Supplemental draft. If St. Louis receives multiple fifth-round selections, the team will forfeit its first fifth-round selection.[source 31]

Early entrants

The following players have formally announced their intentions to enter the 2016 NFL Draft as underclassmen, which include juniors and redshirt sophomores that are forgoing future years of college eligibility.

Name Position School Year
Myles Jack [1] OLB UCLA Junior

References

Early entrant references
  1. ^ Goodbread, Chase (October 6, 2015). "UCLA's Mora: Myles Jack to apply for entry into 2016 NFL Draft". NFL.com. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
Trade references
  1. ^ a b Sheridan, Phil (May 10, 2015). "QBS BRADFORD, FOLES SWAP TEAMS". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "2015 NFL Draft trade tracker: Details of all the moves". NFL.com. Retrieved 2015-05-04. 
  3. ^ a b Renck, Troy (April 1, 2015). "Broncos acquire center Gino Gradkowski in trade with Ravens".  
  4. ^ a b Machota, Jon (September 15, 2015). "Cowboys trade for Raiders' Brice Butler to add WR depth".  
  5. ^ DeChant, David (April 30, 2015). "Broncos trade up for Missouri LB Shane Ray in first round of 2015 NFL Draft". Denver Broncos. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b Wesseling, Chris (September 16, 2015). "Patriots acquire Keshawn Martin from Texans". NFL.com. Retrieved September 17, 2015. 
  7. ^ Brandon Lee Gowton (August 1, 2015). "Brandon Boykin Trade: Eagles send cornerback to Steelers for conditional draft pick". SB Nation. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  8. ^ "49ers trade down in first round with Chargers". 
  9. ^ Smith, Michael David (September 5, 2015). "Chiefs get down to 53, trade safety Kelcie McCray to Sea". NBCSports.com. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  10. ^ Levitre, Andy (September 4, 2015). "Titans trade LG Andy Levitre to Falcons". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ Patra, Kevin (September 28, 2015). "Panthers acquire Bears pass rusher Jared Allen".  
  12. ^ a b Alper, Josh (November 2, 2015). "Broncos acquire Vernon Davis in trade". Pro Football Rumors. Retrieved November 2, 2015. 
  13. ^ Wesseling, Chris (September 5, 2015). "Sio Moore traded by Raiders to Colts for draft pick".  
  14. ^ Gennaro, John (September 5, 2015). "San Diego Chargers trade OL Jeremiah Sirles to Minnesota Vikings". SBNation.com. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  15. ^ Wagner-McGough, Sean (September 28, 2015). "Report: Bears trade former second-round pick Jon Bostic to Patriots".  
  16. ^ Links, Zach (August 31, 2015). "Steelers Acquire Josh Scobee From Jaguars". Pro Football Rumors. Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  17. ^ Alper, Josh (October 6, 2015). "Vikings trade Gerald Hodges to 49ers for Nick Easton and a pick". NBCSports.com. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  18. ^ Condotta, Bob (August 2, 2015). "Seahawks trade 2016 draft sixth-round pick to Detroit for CB Mohammed Seisay". The Seattle Times. Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  19. ^ a b Yasinskas, Pat (April 3, 2015). "Redskins trade for Dashon Goldson". ESPN. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  20. ^ Somers, Kent (September 4, 2015). "Arizona Cardinals trade for Eagles QB Matt Barkley".  
  21. ^ Kelly, Omar (September 21, 2015). "Dolphins trade cornerback Will Davis to Ravens".  
  22. ^ Smith, Michael David (March 4, 2015). "Bills acquire Matt Cassel in trade with Vikings".  
  23. ^ Condotta, Bob (September 6, 2015). "Report: Seahawks trade Christine Michael to Dallas".  
  24. ^ Jhabvala, Nicki (August 31, 2015). "Chris Clark, Broncos OL, traded to Texans for 2016 draft pick".  
  25. ^ Tim (November 24, 2014). "Ryan Mallett Trade: With Season-Ending Injury, Patriots' Compensation From Texans Is Set". SB Nation. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  26. ^ Carter, Christopher (September 4, 2015). "Pittsburgh Steelers trade Punter Brad Wing to New York Giants". SBNation.com. Retrieved September 4, 2015. 
  27. ^ Cosentino, Dom (May 11, 2015). "Jets announce trade with Houston Texans for Ryan Fitzpatrick". NJ.com. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  28. ^ a b Chen, Howard (March 10, 2015). "Reports: Texans Trade Case Keenum To Rams". CBS Sports. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
  29. ^ "Falcons fined $350K, lose draft pick".  
  30. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg. "Patriots' Tom Brady suspended 4 games". NFL. NFL Productions LLC. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  31. ^ "Isaiah Battle picked by Rams, is 1st supplemental pick since 2012".  
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