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NFL draft order 2018: Pick selections take shape as regular season ends

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The top of the 2018 NFL draft order is set. The Cleveland Browns are picking first for the second consecutive season.

The last team to pick No. 1 overall in back-to-back drafts was who else but the Browns. They selected Tim Couch and Courtney Brown with the top picks in the 1999 and 2000 drafts, respectively.

Thanks to a trade with the Houston Texans during the 2017 NFL draft, the Browns are also set up with two top-five picks after Houston finished the season 4-12 with a Week 17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. That locked up the No. 4 pick for the Browns, just behind the Giants (No. 2) and the Colts (No. 3).

The first 20 picks were decided in Week 17, but the final 12 weren’t be determined until the playoffs were through. The four teams eliminated in the Wild Card round own picks 21-24, and so on until the Super Bowl loser, the New England Patriots, pick No. 31 and the Super Bowl-champion Philadelphia Eagles that get the No. 32 pick.

There were three ties for spots in the draft order, but only the 49ers and Raiders will go to a coin flip to decide. The ties between Washington and Green Bay, and Dallas and Detroit were decided by a tiebreaker of records against common opponents in the NFC.

Here is the 2018 NFL Draft order as it stands:

2018 NFL Draft order # Team W L T W% SoS % # Team W L T W% SoS % 1 Browns 0 16 0 0.000 0.5195 2 Giants 3 13 0 0.188 0.5313 3 Colts 4 12 0 0.250 0.4805 4 Browns (via Texans) 4 12 0 0.250 0.5156 5 Broncos 5 11 0 0.313 0.4922 6 Jets 5 11 0 0.313 0.5195 7 Buccaneers 5 11 0 0.313 0.5547 8 Bears 5 11 0 0.313 0.5586 t-9 49ers 6 10 0 0.375 0.5117 t-9 Raiders 6 10 0 0.375 0.5117 11 Dolphins 6 10 0 0.375 0.5430 12 Bengals 7 9 0 0.438 0.4648 13 Washington 7 9 0 0.438 0.5391 14 Packers 7 9 0 0.438 0.5391 15 Cardinals 8 8 0 0.500 0.4883 16 Ravens 9 7 0 0.563 0.4414 17 Chargers 9 7 0 0.563 0.4570 18 Seahawks 9 7 0 0.563 0.4922 19 Cowboys 9 7 0 0.563 0.4961 20 Lions 9 7 0 0.563 0.4961 21 Bills 9 7 0 0.563 0.4922 22 Bills (via Chiefs) 10 6 0 0.625 0.4766 23 Rams 11 5 0 0.688 0.5039 24 Panthers 11 5 0 0.688 0.5391 25 Titans 9 7 0 0.563 0.4336 26 Falcons 10 6 0 0.625 0.5430 27 Saints 11 5 0 0.688 0.5352 28 Steelers 13 3 0 0.813 0.4531 29 Jaguars 10 6 0 0.625 0.4336 30 Vikings 13 3 0 0.813 0.4922 31 Patriots 13 3 0 0.813 0.4844 32 Eagles 13 3 0 0.813 0.4609 A look at just how bad the Browns have been

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