If you’re an NFL draft enthusiast or rooting for a team that’s off to a great start, it’s never too early to start thinking about the draft. Sunday’s matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Houston Texans certainly isn’t one of the highlights if you’re looking for the games of the week, but this one features a pair of one-win teams that could go a long way toward where they are drafted again in the NFL draft.
Additionally, we are already seeing “sellers” at the trade deadline, most notably the Carolina Panthers. The franchise has already fired head coach Matt Ruhle and let go of their best player Christian McCaffrey along with wide receiver Robbie Anderson, so they’re clearly looking toward the future. According to Football Outsiders, the Panthers have a 42.8% chance of the No. 1 pick with an 82.4% chance of picking within the top five.
Here is the complete order for the 2023 NFL Draft.The first 18 picks are the teams that would miss the playoffs right now. The division leader has a lower draft position than a non-playoff team or wild-card team with a better record due to the nature of the playoff seeding. SOS serves as a tiebreaker and comes via Tankathon.