Updated 2021 NFL Draft order: Cowboys, Eagles hurt positions with wins; Dolphins benefit from Texans’ loss

A 7 days right after the Jets and Jaguars fooled NFL followers into considering they could possibly earn, there was no this kind of suspense in the teams vying for posture in the 2021 NFL Draft order in Week 14.

New York, Jacksonville and Cincinnati all misplaced, so they continued to keep down the top a few spots. Much more intrigue arrived out of the NFC East, exactly where the Cowboys and Eagles equally discovered approaches to earn, hurting each of their respective draft positions. The division winner is nonetheless up in the air, and the a few teams that never make the playoffs are probably seeking at top-10 picks.

Week 14 also showcased a Texans blowout reduction to Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears. That’d be superior for Houston’s draft stock, except for the point that its 2021 very first-rounder is owned by the Dolphins. So Miami keeps sliding up with the Texans’ pick, giving the Dolphins a probability to deliver solid help for Tua Tagovailoa. There was also a swing in the order with the Chargers beating the Falcons, as individuals teams moved in opposite directions in the top 10.

Below is the NFL Draft order for 2021 after Week 14:

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NFL Draft order 2021

  1. New York Jets (-thirteen)
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-twelve)
  3. Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1)
  4. Los Angeles Chargers (4-9)
  5. Dallas Cowboys (4-9)
  6. Carolina Panthers (4-9)
  7. Atlanta Falcons (4-9)
  8. Miami Dolphins (by way of 4-9 Houston Texans)
  9. Philadelphia Eagles (4-8-1)
  10. New York Giants (five-8)
  11. Detroit Lions (five-8)
  12. San Francisco 49ers (five-8)
  13. Denver Broncos (five-8)
  14. Minnesota Vikings (six-7)
  15. New England Patriots (six-7)
  16. Chicago Bears (six-7)
  17. Las Vegas Raiders (7-six)
  18. Baltimore Ravens (8-five)

(Picks 19-32 are held by teams presently in the NFL playoff photograph.)

Nothing at all has improved correct at the top, as Trevor Lawrence remains the most likely focus on for the Jets at No. 1 overall. The Jaguars have worked by way of Gardner Minshew, Jake Luton, Mike Glennon and now back to Minshew this period, so they will most likely look to seize a quarterback, much too — Ohio State’s Justin Fields and BYU’s Zach Wilson are the present-day favorites to be the 2nd passer off the board.

The Dolphins, continuing to go up with the Texans’ pick, could look for help for Tagovailoa. SN’s latest mock draft showcased Alabama receiver Devonta Smith likely to Miami to complement DeVante Parker outside and produce some title confusion. LSU’s Ja’Marr Chase could also be a acquiring focus on for the Dolphins.

The Eagles have moved on to Jalen Hurts, at the very least quickly, but reviews advise Carson Wentz just isn’t likely wherever. That suggests Philadelphia will probably focus on a non-QB with their significant draft pick, which is also the situation in Dallas if the Cowboys bring Dak Prescott back healthier. They could possibly equally focus on the defensive facet of the ball, with SN’s latest mock draft having the Cowboys pick Virginia Tech cornerback Caleb Farley and the Eagles pick Penn Point out linebacker Micah Parsons. If they continue to keep successful, nevertheless, that’ll lower their likelihood of acquiring individuals precise gamers.