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2021 NFL Draft Order: Heading into Wild Card Weekend, the Top 18 is solidified

Time to take a look at the order of the Top 18 picks of the 2021 NFL Draft.

NFL: APR 26 2018 NFL Draft Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The 2020 NFL regular season is officially in the books. Many can’t believe it even took place, considering the tall task of playing during a pandemic, but the NFL did it. All 32 teams played their full allotment of 16 games. Sure, they ended up having a game every day of the week this season, but they got the season concluded.

With Week 17 of the regular season now in the rear view mirror, 18 teams have moved from game preparation to NFL Draft preparation. As the Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs is getting ready to kickoff this weekend, it is a good time to show the current draft order for the 2021 NFL Draft.

Obviously, teams who are still competing in the playoffs won’t be listed until they are eliminated, but we will update this article after every round to indicate the updated draft order.

With that said, here is the current 2021 NFL Draft order heading into the Wild Card round of the playoffs:

1. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-15)
2. New York Jets (2-14)
3. Houston Texans via MIA (4-12)
4. Atlanta Falcons (4-12)
5. Cincinnati Bengals (4-11-1)
6. Philadelphia Eagles (4-11-1)
7. Detroit Lions (5-11)
8. Carolina Panthers (5-11)|
9. Denver Broncos (5-11)
10. Dallas Cowboys (6-10)
11. New York Giants (6-10)
12. San Francisco 49ers (6-10)
13. Los Angeles Chargers (7-9)
14. Minnesota Vikings (7-9)
15. New England Patriots (7-9)
16. Arizona Cardinals (8-8)
17. Las Vegas Raiders (8-8)
18. Miami Dolphins (10-6)

Be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers as they prepare for the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on Sunday night for the team’s first playoff game since 2017.