2011 NFL Draft trades and Round 1 selections (April 28)

Alabama WR Julio Jones (Courtesy: Kent Gidley; University of Alabama)

There were four deals made during the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft on April 28. Because of the labor uncertanty, the league enforced a rule that all draft-weekend trades must involve picks only, not players.

The biggest deal of the first round was the first of the night as Atlanta traded its’ first, second and fourth round picks in 2011 along with its’ first and fourth round selections in 2012 to move up from No. 27 to No. 6 in the first round. The Falcons chose Alabama WR Julio Jones with that selection.

Here is the list of the four deals made April 28:

No. 1: Atlanta trades 2011 Round 1 (No. 27 overall), Round 2 (No. 59 overall), Round 4 (No. 124 overall) and the Falcons’ 2012 Round 1 and Round 4 selections to Cleveland for the Browns’ 2011 Round 1 (No. 6) selection.

No. 2: Jacksonville trades 2011 Round 1 (No. 16 overall) and Round 2 (No. 49 overall) selections to Washington for the Redskins’ 2011 Round 1 (No. 10 overall) selection.

No. 3: Cleveland trades 2011 Round 1 (No. 27 overall from Atlanta) and Round 3 (No. 70 overall) selections to Kansas City for the Chiefs’ 2011 Round 1 (No. 21 overall) selection.

No. 4: New England trades 2011 Round 1 (No. 28 overall) selection to New Orleans for the Saints’ 2011 Round 2 (No. 56 overall) and 2012 Round 1 selections.

The final list of selections for Round 1 of the 2011 NFL Draft:

2011 NFL Draft 1st Round Selections (April 28, 2011)
Source: NFL
PickOverall #ClubPlayer (College)
11CarolinaQB Cam Newton (Auburn)
22DenverLB Von Miller (Texas A&M)
33BuffaloDT Marcell Dareus (Alabama)
44CincinnatiWR A.J. Green (Georgia)
55ArizonaCB Patrick Peterson (LSU)
66Atlanta from ClevelandWR Julio Jones (Alabama)
77San FranciscoDE Aldon Smith (Missouri)
88TennesseeQB Jake Locker (Washington)
99DallasOT Tyron Smith (Southern California)
1010Jacksonville from WashingtonQB Blaine Gabbert (Missouri)
1111HoustonDE J.J. Watt (Wisconsin)
1212MinnesotaQB Christian Ponder (Florida State)
1313DetroitDT Nick Fairley (Auburn)
1414St. LouisDE Robert Quinn (North Carolina)
1515MiamiOL Mike Pouncey (Florida)
1616Washington from JacksonvilleDE Ryan Kerrigan (Purdue)
1717New England from OaklandOL Nate Solder (Colorado)
1818San DiegoDT Corey Liuget (Illinois)
1919New York GiantsCB Prince Amukamara (Nebraska)
2020Tampa BayDL Adrian Clayborn (Iowa)
2121Cleveland from Kansas CityDL Phil Taylor (Baylor)
2222IndianapolisOL Anthony Castonzo (Boston College)
2323PhiladelphiaOL Danny Watkins (Baylor)
2424New OrleansDE Cameron Jordan (California)
2525SeattleOL James Carpenter (Alabama)
2626Kansas City from Atlanta through ClevelandWR Jonathan Baldwin (Pittsburgh)
2727BaltimoreCB Jimmy Smith (Colorado)
2828New Orleans from New EnglandRB Mark Ingram (Alabama)
2929ChicagoOL Gabe Carimi (Wisconsin)
3030New York JetsDT Muhammad Wilkerson (Temple)
3131PittsburghDT Cam Heyward (Ohio State)
3232Green BayOL Derek Sherrod (Mississippi State)
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