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2022 NFL Draft Recap: Picks 1-32

Round 1, Pick 1: Travon Walker (DE) – Georgia

Jacksonville Jaguars select Georgia’s Travon Walker with the first overall pick.

Round 1, Pick 2: Detroit Lions – Aidan Hutchinson (DE) – Michigan

Detroit Lions select edge rusher Aidan Hutchinson from Michigan.

Round 1, Pick 3: Houston Texans – Derek Stingley, Jr. (CB) – LSU

Houston Texans pick the first cornerback of the draft class with LSU’s Derek Stingley, Jr.

Round 1, Pick 4: New York Jets – Ahmad Gardner (CB) – Cincinnati

New York Jets select Cincinnati’s Ahmad Sauce Gardner.

Round 1, Pick 5: New York Giants – Kayvon Thibodeaux (DE) – Oregon

New York Giants select Oregon pass-rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux.

Round 1, Pick 6: Carolina Panthers – Ikem Ekwonu (T) – NC State

Carolina Panthers bolster their O-line with NC State’s Ikem Ekwonu.

Round 1, Pick 7: New York Giants – Evan Neal (T) – Alabama

New York Giants take Alabama’s Evan Neal with their second pick in the top 7.

Round 1, Pick 8: Atlanta Falcons – Drake London (WR) – USC

Atlanta Falcons add USC wide receiver Drake London.

Round 1, Pick 9: Seattle Seahawks – Charles Cross (T) – Mississippi St.

Seattle Seahawks select left tackle Charles Cross instead of a quarterback.

Round 1, Pick 10: New York Jets – Garrett Wilson (WR) – Ohio State University

New York Jets add WR Garrett Wilson out of OSU.

Round 1, Pick 11: New Orleans Saints (via trade w/ Washington Commanders) – Chris Olave (WR) – Ohio State University

New Orleans Saints get help for Michael Thomas with Ohio State’s Chris Olave.

Round 1, Pick 12: Detroit Lions (via trade w/Minnesota Vikings) – Jameson Williams (WR) – Alabama

Detroit Lions trade up from pick no. 32 to take a big receiver: Alabama’s Jameson Williams.

Round 1, Pick 13: Philadelphia Eagles (via trade w/ Houston Texans) – Jordan Davis (DT) – Georgia

Philadelphia Eagles select Georgia’s disruptive defensive tackle, Jordan Davis.

Round 1, Pick 14: Baltimore Ravens – Kyle Hamilton (S) – Notre Dame

Baltimore Ravens add to their secondary with Notre Dame’s Kyle Hamilton.

Round 1, Pick 15: Houston Texans – Kenyon Green (G) – Texas A&M

Houston Texans select guard Kenyon Green out of Texas A&M.

Round 1, Pick 16: Washington Commanders (via trade w/ New Orleans Saints) – Jahan Dotson (WR) – Penn St.

The Commanders select wide receiver Jahan Doston from Penn State.

Round 1, Pick 17: Los Angeles Chargers – Zion Johnson (G) – Boston College

Los Angeles Chargers fortify their protection for Justin Herbert with BC Eagles guard Zion Johnson.

Round 1, Pick 18: Tennessee Titans (via trade w/ Philadelphia Eagles) – Treylon Burks (WR) – Arkansas

The Titans trade away AJ Brown to draft wideout Treylon Burks out of Arkansas.

Round 1, Pick 19: New Orleans Saints – Trevor Penning (T) – Northern Iowa

New Orleans Saints add a big-bodied offensive lineman: Northern Iowa’s Trevor Penning.

Round 1, Pick 20: Pittsburgh Steelers – Kenny Pickett (QB) – Pittsburgh

Steelers take the first QB of the first round: Pittsburgh’s Kenny Pickett.

Round 1, Pick 21: Kansas City Chiefs (via trade w/ New England Patriots) – Trent McDuffie (CB) – Washington

Kansas City Chiefs add defensive back Trent McDuffie out of Washington.

Round 1, Pick 22: Green Bay Packers – Quay Walker (LB) – Georgia

Green Bay Packers stick with defense, selecting Georgia linebacker Quay Walker.

Round 1, Pick 23: Buffalo Bills (acquired via trade with Arizona Cardinals, via trade with Baltimore Ravens) – Kaiir Elam (S) – Florida

Buffalo Bills take Cardinals’ first-rounder (from Ravens) to pick Florida cornerback Kaiir Elam.

Round 1, Pick 24: Dallas Cowboys – Tyler Smith (T) – Tulsa

Jerry Jones and Dallas Cowboys work on rebuilding their protection for Dak, selecting tackle Tyler Smith out of Tulsa.

Round 1, Pick 25: Baltimore Ravens (via trade w/ Buffalo Bills) – Tyler Linderbaum (C) – Iowa

Baltimore Ravens take the best center in the draft: Iowa’s Tyler Linderbaum.

Round 1, Pick 26: New York Jets (via trade w/ Tennessee Titans) – Jermaine Johnson (DE) – Florida State

New York Jets pick Florida State rusher, Jermaine Johnson.

Round 1, Pick 27: Jacksonville Jaguars (via trade w/ Tampa Bay Buccaneers) – Devin Lloyd (LB) – Utah

Jaguars strengthen their defense over the middle with Utah linebacker Devin Lloyd.

Round 1, Pick 28: Green Bay Packers – Devonte Wyatt (DT) – Georgia

Devonte Wyatt joins Bulldogs teammate Quay Walker on the Green Bay Packers.

Round 1, Pick 29: New England Patriots (via trade w/ Kansas City Chiefs) – Cole Strange (G) – Chattanooga

New England Patriots pick Chattanooga’s Cole Strange to block for Mac Jones.

Round 1, Pick 30: Kansas City Chiefs – George Karlaftis (DE) – Purdue

Kansas City Chiefs bring pressure to the AFC West with Purdue’s George Karlaftis.

Round 1, Pick 31: Cincinnati Bengals – Daxton Hill (S) – Michigan

AFC Champions, the Cincinnati Bengals, pick Wolverines safety Daxton Hill.

Round 1, Pick 32: Minnesota Vikings (via trade w/ Detroit Lions) – Lewis Cine (S) – Georgia

Minnesota Vikings take safety Lewis Cine with the final pick of the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

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Written by Alejandro Avila

Alejandro Avila lives in Southern California and previously covered news for the LA Football Network. Guided by Kevin Harlan on one shoulder, Eli Manning on the other, Alejandro joins the OutKick community with an authentic passion for sports, pop culture, America, and episodes of Jeopardy!

 

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