Current 2013 NFL Draft order: Chiefs and Jaguars still at the top

Jared Wickerham

After 10 weeks, the pick sequence remains muddy and Buffalo begins sinking toward the bottom.

By losing again, both Kansas City and Jacksonville held serve in the race for the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Both teams still only have one win, but the Chiefs hold the top pick by virtue of strength of schedule.

At least for Kansas City, things are looking a little better. For the first time all season, the Chiefs held a lead in regulation Monday night against the Steelers. They may even seek advisement from Marty Schottenheimer, so there's that too. The Jaguars, meanwhile, have a rookie wide receiver in Justin Blackmon who seems to care a little bit less each week. You can't say the same about head coach Mike Mularkey who is at least making himself GIFable. Maybe Jacksonville can try drafting Chip Kelly from the University of Oregon.

New into the top five this week is Buffalo, losers of five of its last six games. The Bills' offensive may be taking the blame this week, but their defense is the main culprit. No team in the NFL gives up more points per game than Buffalo at 31.7, so it may be helpful that it's a draft heavy on defensive prospects.

The sister-kissing tie between St. Louis and San Francisco had a sizable impact on the middle of the first round. The Rams are currently slotted into the 10th pick. Had they won, they'd be in the 17th spot.

Standout stat: The Arizona Cardinals have given up the most sacks in the league with 41. The next closest team has 29. Arizona, which currently is slated to pick 17th, could nab an offensive tackle like Texas A&M's Jake Matthews or Central Michigan's Eric Fisher in the first round.

Quick team needs thought: Carson Palmer of the Oakland Raiders is third in the league in passing yards. Most have been projecting Oakland to take a quarterback in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft (myself included). But with Palmer signed through 2014, maybe it's time to rethink that notion.

Here is the current 2013 NFL Draft order:

1. Kansas City Chiefs - 1-8 (.543 SOS)
2. Jacksonville Jaguars - 1-8 (.610 SOS)
3. Cleveland Browns - 2-7 (.537 SOS)
4. Carolina Panthers - 2-7 (.590 SOS)
5. Buffalo Bills - 3-6 (.494 SOS)
6. Oakland Raiders - 3-6 (.519 SOS)
7. St. Louis Rams (via Washington Redskins) - 3-6 (.536 SOS)
8. Philadelphia Eagles - 3-6 (.549 SOS)
9. New York Jets - 3-6 (.604 SOS)
10. St. Louis Rams - 3-5-1 (.567 SOS)
11. Tennessee Titans - 4-6 (.593 SOS)
12. San Diego Chargers - 4-5 (. 415 SOS)
13. Cincinnati Bengals - 4-5 (.451 SOS)
14. New Orleans Saints - 4-5 (.469 SOS)
15. Miami Dolphins - 4-5 (.470 SOS)
16. Detroit Lions - 4-5 (.506 SOS)
17. Arizona Cardinals - 4-5 (.530 SOS)
18. Dallas Cowboys - 4-5 (.595 SOS)
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 5-4 (.398 SOS)
20. Minnesota Vikings - 6-4 (.473 SOS)

Teams currently on pace to make the playoffs where elimination will determine the proper order:

21. Seattle Seahawks - 6-4 (.495 SOS)
22. New York Giants - 6-4 (.439 SOS)
23. Pittsburgh Steelers - 6-3 (.398 SOS)
24. Indianapolis Colts - 6-3 (.410 SOS)
25. New England Patriots - 6-3 (.476 SOS)
26. Denver Broncos - 6-3 (.556 SOS)
27. Green Bay Packers - 6-3 (.561 SOS)
28. San Francisco 49ers - 6-2-1 (.494 SOS)
29. Baltimore Ravens - 7-2 (.407 SOS)
30. Chicago Bears - 7-2 (.470 SOS)
31. Houston Texans - 8-1 (.500 SOS)
32. Atlanta Falcons - 8-1 (.370 SOS)

Here is the remaining schedules for teams currently picking in the top five.

- Kansas City

Week 11: vs. Cincinnati

Week 12: vs. Denver

Week 13: vs. Carolina

Week 14: at Cleveland

Week 15: at Oakland

Week 16: vs. Indianapolis

Week 17: at Denver

- Jacksonville: 


Week 11: at Houston

Week 12: vs. Tennessee

Week 13: at Buffalo

Week 14: vs. New York Jets

Week 15: at Miami

Week 16: vs. New England

Week 17: at Tennessee

- Cleveland: 


Week 11: at Dallas

Week 12: vs. Pittsburgh

Week 13: at Oakland

Week 14: vs. Kansas City

Week 15: vs. Washington

Week 16: at Denver

Week 17: at Pittsburgh

- Carolina:

Week 11: vs. Tampa Bay

Week 12: at Philadelphia

Week 13: at Kansas City

Week 14: vs. Atlanta

Week 15: at San Diego

Week 16: vs. Oakland

Week 17: at New Orleans

- Buffalo:

Week 11: vs. Miami
Week 12: at Indianapolis
Week 13: vs. Jacksonville
Week 14: vs. St. Louis
Week 15: vs. Seattle
Week 16: at Miami
Week 17: vs. New York Jets

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