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2011 NFL Draft Order (through Divisional Round)

With just four teams remaining alive in the NFL playoffs the first 28 picks have been determined for the 2011 NFL Draft 1. Carolina Panthers (2-14) 2. Denver Broncos (4-12) 3. Buffalo Bills (4-12) 4. Cincinnati Bengals (4-12) 5. Arizona Cardinals (5-11) 6. Cleveland Browns (5-11) 7. San Francisco 49ers (6-10) 8. Tennessee Titans (6-10) …

Seahawks reach deal with S Earl Thomas

The Seattle Seahawks have reached a deal with 14th overall pick, S Earl Thomas from Texas. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the contract is worth $21.1 million over 5 years with $12.32 million guaranteed. The signing leaves the Seahawks with just T Russell Okung to sign and 9 total players left unsigned. 8 first rounders …

Jets sign 29th overall pick Kyle Wilson

The New York Jets have reached an agreement on a five year deal with cornerback Kyle Wilson. Wilson’s contract has a maximum value of $13 million with $7.12 million guaranteed. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but based on the 28th and 30th picks contracts, Wilson’s deal will should have a maximum …

Giants sign first round pick DE Jason Pierre Paul

The New York Giants have signed first round draft pick Jason Pierre-Paul to a five-year contract. The deal is worth 20,050,000 with $11,629,807 guaranteed. Pierre-Paul is a raw but extremely talented and athletic player, he will likely see limited time as a rookie, but has the potential to beat a star. Pierre-Paul’s signing should help Earl …

Broncos and rookie Demaryius Thomas agree to terms

Jason La Canfora from NFL.com has reported the Broncos have agreed to terms with first round pick WR Demaryious Thomas on a 5 year contract. Lindsay Jones from the Denver Post is reporting Thomas received a $12.155 million deal that could max out at $15.5 million with escalators. $9.35 million of the contract is guaranteed. …

Browns sign CB Joe Haden

The Cleveland Browns have signed first round draft pick Joe Haden to a 5 year $50 million (max value) deal with $26 million guaranteed. Included in the $26 million guaranteed is a $12 million signing bonus. With the signing Haden’s “holdout” will last just half a day. The CB is expected to practice this afternoon. …

Buccaneers sign first rounder Gerald McCoy

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed their 9th and final draft pick, Gerald McCoy. McCoy signed his contract this morning. Jay Glazer is reporting it’s a 5 year deal worth up to $63.5 million with $35 million in guarantees. The Bucs also drafted another high profile defensive tackle in this year’s draft, Brian Price. The …

Rams sign Sam Bradford to 6 year $78 million deal

The St Louis Rams have signed first overall pick Sam Bradford to a 6 year $78 million deal that includes $50 million guaranteed. Bradford received $6 million more in overall money than last year’s #1 overall pick Matthew Stafford and $8.3 million more in guaranteed money. Bradford missed most of the 2009 college football season …

Lions ink first round pick Jahvid Best to deal

The Detroit Lions have signed first round pick Jahvid Best to a 5 year, $9.8 million deal. The guaranteed money has not yet come out for Best’s deal but the overall deal appears to be considerably smaller than the $12.25 million deal Kenny Britt signed last year as the 30th overall pick. Best was the …

Steelers sign first round draft pick Maurkice Pouncey

The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to a contract on Friday with first-round draft choice Maurkice Pouncey. Pouncey was the 18th overall selection in the 2010 draft. Pouncey could play center or guard for the Steelers. The deal is for five years, financial terms are not yet available. The signing comes just in time for Pouncey and the Steelers …

49ers sign first round pick Mike Iupati

The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round guard Mike Iupati to a five-year deal according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. David White of the San Franciso Chronicle is reporting the deal is for 5 years $18.25 million with $10.8 million guaranteed. Iupati was a first team All-WAC, first team All American, and was a finalist for the …