2012 NFL Draft Order: Jets Have 16th Pick, Giants Have 32nd Selection

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

The 2012 NFL Draft is finally here. After months of speculation the mock drafting is done and beginning at 8 p.m. ET Thursday the real drafting will begin at Radio City Music Hall.

The first round will be held Thursday, Rounds 2 and 3 will begin Friday at 7 p.m. and Rounds 4-7 will be held Saturday beginning at noon.

The New York Jets have the 16th overall selection. What will they do with it? Maybe they will trade up for Trent Richardson. Maybe they will take the best player they find on the board at No. 16. We have been following mock drafts for months, so you can see our StoryStream to follow the progression of those predictions.


Related Draft Coverage
- New York Jets StoryStream
- New York Giants StoryStream
- Position-By-Position Draft Preview
- Syracuse Draft Prospects
- Rutgers Draft Prospects
- SB Nation New York Mock Draft
- Giants Mock Draft Roundup
- Jets Mock Draft Roundup


The defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants have the 32nd and final pick of the first round. As he always does, Giants general manager Jerry Reese says the team will draft based on ability, not positional need. Here is a look at what the mock drafts have been saying about what the Giants might do with their first-round pick.

What we know for sure about the draft is that the Indianapolis Colts will take Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck No. 1, and that the Washington Redskins will take Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III No. 2. After that, all bets are off.

Here’s the final 2012 NFL draft order:

1. Indianapolis Colts
2. Washington Redskins (from St. Louis Rams)
3. Minnesota Vikings
4. Cleveland Browns
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6. St. Louis Rams (from Washington Redskins)
7. Jacksonville Jaguars
8. Miami Dolphins
9. Carolina Panthers
10. Buffalo Bills
11 Kansas City Chiefs
12. Seattle Seahawks
13. Arizona Cardinals
14. Dallas Cowboys
15. Philadelphia Eagles
16. New York Jets
17. Cincinnati Bengals (via Oakland Raiders)
18. San Diego Chargers
19. Chicago Bears
20. Tennessee Titans
21. Cincinnati Bengals
22. Cleveland Browns (via Atlanta Falcons)
23. Detroit Lions
24. Pittsburgh Steelers
25. Denver Broncos
26. Houston Texans
27. New England Patriots (via New Orleans Saints)
28. Green Bay Packers
29. Baltimore Ravens
30. San Francisco 49ers
31. New England Patriots
32. New York Giants

-- See SB Nation's Mocking The Draft for complete draft coverage

NFL Draft Prospects at PLAY 60 Youth Football Festival (via sbnation)


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