Bringing their 'A' game

The Patriots and Giants were among the teams who our draft analysts say aced the 2012 NFL Draft. Read

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  1. The Right Stuff

    Blackmon caps draft journey

    The promising NFL career of Justin Blackmon kicks off with a night to remember in New York City and continues with an initial touchdown in Jacksonville. Read

  2. The Right Stuff

    Kalil's draft journey ends in Twin Cities

    From fretting over the possibility of falling in the draft to becoming the Vikings' first-round pick, go behind the scenes in Matt Kalil's draft week. Read

  3. The NFL Fan's Ultimate Road Trip

    Draft dreams come true

    Dave Dameshek takes his ultimate road trip to New York City for the 2012 NFL Draft, where he helps one lucky Giants fan live out his dream of walking across the Radio City Music Hall stage. Read

  4. Rookies with big shoes to fill

    "Path to the Draft" identifies several 2012 NFL rookies who must replace former stars on their new teams. Watch
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    Top 30 prospects in college football

    Who are the players we will be talking about one year from now? Bucky Brooks takes an early look at 30 players to watch in college football next season, including Georgia pass rusher Jarvis Jones. Read

  6. Favorite first-round picks

    Brian Baldinger and Charles Davis share which players were their favorite picks in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Watch
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    Follow undrafted free agents

    Teams are scrambling to add the best undrafted rookie free agents now that the 2012 NFL Draft is over. Find who your favorite team has nabbed. Read

  8. Undrafted stars to watch for

    The draft is over, but plenty of today's stars once went undrafted. Steve Wyche fills us in on which current undrafted player could be a star in 2012. Watch
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    Who nailed it, and who didn't?

    There were several teams, like the Eagles, whose draft classes really stand out. Others? Not so much. Bucky Brooks reveals which teams caught his eye this weekend, both good and bad. Read

  10. Next step for rookies

    Go inside the draft room with Charley Casserly and find out what this year's rookies need to do in order to succeed in the NFL. Watch
  11. Instant Debate

    Who will have No. 1 pick in 2013 draft?

    Yes, it’s impossibly early in the process. But that didn’t stop our panel of analysts from trying to determine which team -- Rams? Vikings? Colts again? –- will be picking first in the 2013 NFL Draft. Read

  12. Players who dropped in the draft

    A handful of players got picked lower than expected in the 2012 NFL Draft. How will this affect their transition to the NFL? Our analysts discuss on "Path to the Draft." Watch
  13. Nike draft jerseys

    For the first time in draft history, NFL draftees are stepping onto the stage to receive jerseys from their new teams with their names already on the back. See a gallery of the new Nike jerseys. Read

  14. Rookies most likely to succeed

    Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III? Justin Blackmon or Michael Floyd? Luke Kuechly or Dont'a Hightower? Our experts debate which of these rookies are in a better position to succeed in 2012. Watch
  15. Mayock: AFC powerhouses get stronger

    Mike Mayock has some bad news for non-playoff AFC teams looking to make the postseason: Thanks to the work of three contenders in the NFL draft, it won't be easy to break through in 2012. Read

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    Draft trade tracker

    Dig into the details of every trade executed during the 2012 NFL Draft (and there were many), including Dallas' daring move to secure the draft's top-rated cornerback. Read

  17. Biggest surprises in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Did the Giants find a gem at the end of the second round? Charley Casserly looks at the biggest surprises in the 2012 NFL Draft. Watch
  18. Mr. Irrelevant 2012

    The Colts had the last pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, giving them the right to select Mr. Irrelevant. This year, it's Northern Illinois QB Chandler Harnish. Read

  19. Fan Ballot

    Grade your favorite team's draft

    Are you happy with your favorite team's draft haul? Disappointed? Somewhere in between? Have your say by grading the draft class of your favorite team, as well as all the other teams. Read

  20. Draft war rooms

    Make your opinion known

    Now that the 2012 NFL Draft is in the books, join fellow fans to weigh in on how your team did in our new draft war room feature. Read

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    Draft Fan Photos

    Attendees of the 2012 NFL Draft that had their photo taken at the event can retrieve them by entering the code they received. Read

From the No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck to Mr. Irrelevant, recap all the selections made in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Round-by-round pick analysis
Track all of the draft trades
Grade your favorite team's draft

Featured Prospects 2012

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