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NFL Draft Winners and Losers

Posted: April 27, 2012 by Shawn in NFL, Sports
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First Round

With the new CBA, the first round of the 2012 NFL draft turned into a ‘trade frenzy’ and was the quickest first round of all-time.

Winners

Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys finally made a splash that wasn’t just for show when they traded down to the number 6 pick and drafted corner Morris Claiborne.

New England Patriots: I may be biased when it comes to the Patriots, but I was sure that the Pats would trade one of their first rounders for future picks. I was proved wrong and they actually traded up twice to get DE Chandler Jones at 21 and LB Dont’a Hightower at 25.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jags obviously want to give their young QB Blaine Gabbert every opportunity to succeed, which is why they drafted the number one overall WR, Justin Blackmon, with the number 5 pick.

Losers

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