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2012 NFL draft results: All picks over 7 rounds

The Rams-Washington blockbuster trade was the big storyline of this draft.

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The 2012 NFL draft was loaded with great players like Andrew Luck, Harrison Smith, Chandler Jones, and Luke Kuechly. All four players turned out to be stellar athletes in the NFL. But the headline of the draft was a blockbuster trade that happened before it.

The then-St. Louis Rams held the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NFL draft. Luck and Robert Griffin III were the two top prospects that year, and both were expected to get selected early. However, the Rams didn’t want to draft a quarterback because they had Sam Bradford.

Washington, which held the No. 6 pick in the draft, felt it needed a quarterback to bolster the offense. So, it decided to trade up with the Rams to draft Griffin. Washington mortgaged its 2012, 2013, and 2014 first-round picks for the Rams’ No. 2 slot. Washington also threw in a 2012 second-round pick to make the deal more attractive.

Washington drafted Griffin with the second pick, and he went on to win the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. After Griffin injured his knee in the late stages of rookie campaign, his production sharply declined, which led to Washington letting him walk in free agency in 2016. In retrospect, Washington made a bad move by giving the Rams four picks for a quarterback who ended up as a one-hit wonder. Washington also drafted quarterback Kirk Cousins in the fourth round that year, and he is now the team’s franchise quarterback.

But this draft consisted of many questionable picks. The Cleveland Browns whiffed on both their first-round picks: running back Trent Richardson and quarterback Brandon Weeden. The following year, Cleveland ended up shipping Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2014 first-round pick. The 26-year-old running back battled weight and production issues over his career and hasn’t played a regular season game since 2014.

Weeden, on the other hand, played two seasons in Cleveland before the team released him in 2014. The Browns went 5-15 when Weeden was under center. He struggled with production during his tenure with the Browns but found work as a backup for the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans.

All in all, some teams, like in each draft, made horrible decisions. But that Washington-Rams trade was the storyline of that 2012 draft. Here are all the picks from that 2012 draft:

2012 NFL Draft Picks Rounds 1-7

Round Overall Pick Team Player Position School
Round Overall Pick Team Player Position School
1 1 Indianapolis Colts Andrew Luck QB Stanford
1 2 Washington Robert Griffin QB Baylor
1 3 Cleveland Browns Trent Richardson RB Alabama
1 4 Minnesota Vikings Matt Kalil T USC
1 5 Jacksonville Jaguars Justin Blackmon WR Oklahoma St.
1 6 Dallas Cowboys Morris Claiborne DB LSU
1 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mark Barron DB Alabama
1 8 Miami Dolphins Ryan Tannehill QB Texas A&M
1 9 Carolina Panthers Luke Kuechly LB Boston Col.
1 10 Buffalo Bills Stephon Gilmore DB South Carolina
1 11 Kansas City Chiefs Dontari Poe DT Memphis
1 12 Philadelphia Eagles Fletcher Cox DT Mississippi St.
1 13 Arizona Cardinals Michael Floyd WR Notre Dame
1 14 St. Louis Rams Michael Brockers DT LSU
1 15 Seattle Seahakws Bruce Irvin DE West Virginia
1 16 New York Jets Quinton Coples DE North Carolina
1 17 Cincinnati Bengals Dre Kirkpatrick DB Alabama
1 18 San Diego Chargers Melvin Ingram DE South Carolina
1 19 Chicago Bears Shea McClellin DE Boise St.
1 20 Tennessee Titans Kendall Wright WR Baylor
1 21 New England Patriots Chandler Jones DE Syracuse
1 22 Cleveland Browns Brandon Weeden QB Oklahoma St.
1 23 Detriot Lions Riley Reiff T Iowa
1 24 Pittsburgh Steelers David DeCastro G Stanford
1 25 New England Patriots Dont'a Hightower LB Alabama
1 26 Houston Texans Whitney Mercilus DE Illinois
1 27 Cincinnati Bengals Kevin Zeitler G Wisconsin
1 28 Green Bay Packers Nick Perry DE USC
1 29 Minnesota Vikings Harrison Smith DB Notre Dame
1 30 San Francisco 49ers A.J. Jenkins WR Illinois
1 31 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Doug Martin RB Boise St.
1 32 New York Giants David Wilson RB Virginia Tech
Round Pick Team Player Pos School
2 33 St. Louis Rams Brian Quick WR Appalachian St.
2 34 Indianapolis Colts Coby Fleener TE Stanford
2 35 Baltimore Ravens Courtney Upshaw LB Alabama
2 36 Denver Broncos Derek Wolfe DT Cincinnati
2 37 Cleveland Browns Mitchell Schwartz T California
2 38 Jacksonville Jaguars Andre Branch LB Clemson
2 39 St. Louis Rams Janoris Jenkins DB North Alabama
2 40 Carolina Panthers Amini Silatolu G Midwestern St.
2 41 Buffalo Bills Cordy Glenn G Georgia
2 42 Miami Dolphins Jonathan Martin T Stanford
2 43 New York Jets Stephen Hill WR Georgia Tech
2 44 Kansas City Chiefs Jeff Allen T Illinois
2 45 Chicago Bears Alshon Jeffery WR South Carolina
2 46 Philadelphia Eagles Mychal Kendricks LB California
2 47 Seattle Seahawks Bobby Wagner LB Utah St.
2 48 New England Patriots Tavon Wilson DB Illinois
2 49 San Diego Chargers Kendall Reyes DT Connecticut
2 50 St. Louis Rams Isaiah Pead RB Cincinnati
2 51 Green Bay Packers Jerel Worthy DT Michigan St.
2 52 Tennessee Titans Zach Brown LB North Carolina
2 53 Cincinnati Bengals Devon Still DT Penn St.
2 54 Detriot Lions Ryan Broyles WR Oklahoma
2 55 Atlanta Falcons Peter Konz C Wisconsin
2 56 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Adams T Ohio St.
2 57 Denver Broncos Brock Osweiler QB Arizona St.
2 58 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lavonte David LB Nebraska
2 59 Philadelphia Eagles Vinny Curry DE Marshall
2 60 Baltimore Ravens Kelechi Osemele T Iowa St.
2 61 San Francisco 49ers LaMichael James RB Oregon
2 62 Green Bay Packers Casey Hayward DB Vanderbilt
2 63 New York Giants Rueben Randle WR LSU
Round Pick Team Player Pos School
3 64 Indianapolis Colts Dwayne Allen TE Clemson
3 65 St. Louis Rams Trumaine Johnson DB Montana
3 66 Minnesota Vikings Josh Robinson DB Central Florida
3 67 Denver Broncos Ronnie Hillman RB San Diego St.
3 68 Houston Texans DeVier Posey WR Ohio St.
3 69 Buffalo Bills T.J. Graham WR North Carolina St.
3 70 Jacksonville Jaguars Bryan Anger P California
3 71 Washington Josh LeRibeus G SMU
3 72 Miami Dolphins Olivier Vernon LB Miami (FL)
3 73 San Diego Chargers Brandon Taylor DB LSU
3 74 Kansas City Chiefs Donald Stephenson T Oklahoma
3 75 Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson QB Wisconsin
3 76 Houston Texans Brandon Brooks G Miami (OH)
3 77 New York Jets Demario Davis LB Arkansas St.
3 78 Miami Dolphins Michael Egnew TE Missouri
3 79 Chicago Bears Brandon Hardin DB Oregon St.
3 80 Arizona Cardinals Jamell Fleming DB Oklahoma
3 81 Dallas Cowboys Tyrone Crawford DE Boise St.
3 82 Tennessee Titans Mike Martin DT Michigan
3 83 Cincinnati Bengals Mohamed Sanu WR Rutgers
3 84 Baltimore Ravens Bernard Pierce RB Temple
3 85 Detriot Lions Bill Bentley DB Louisiana-Lafayette
3 86 Pittsburgh Steelers Sean Spence LB Miami (FL)
3 87 Cleveland Browns John Hughes DT Cincinnati
3 88 Philadelphia Eagles Nick Foles QB Arizona
3 89 New Orleans Saints Akiem Hicks DE Regina
3 90 New England Patriots Jake Bequette DE Arkansas
3 91 Atlanta Falcons Lamar Holmes T Southern Miss
3 92 Indianapolis Colts T.Y. Hilton WR Florida International
3 93 Cincinnati Bengals Brandon Thompson DT Clemson
3 94 New York Giants Jayron Hosley DB Virginia Tech
3 95 Oakland Raiders Tony Bergstrom T Utah
Round Pick Team Player Pos School
4 96 St. Louis Rams Chris Givens WR Wake Forest
4 97 Miami Dolphins Lamar Miller RB Miami (FL)
4 98 Baltimore Ravens Gino Gradkowski G Delaware
4 99 Houston Texans Ben Jones C Georgia
4 100 Cleveland Browns Travis Benjamin WR Miami (FL)
4 101 Denver Broncos Omar Bolden DB Arizona St.
4 102 Washington Kirk Cousins QB Michigan St.
4 103 Carolina Panthers Frank Alexander DE Oklahoma
4 104 Carolina Panthers Joe Adams WR Arkansas
4 105 Buffalo Bills Nigel Bradham LB Florida St.
4 106 Seattle Seahawks Robert Turbin RB Utah St.
4 107 Kansas City Chiefs Devon Wylie WR Fresno St.
4 108 Denver Broncos Philip Blake OL Baylor
4 109 Pittsburgh Steelers Alameda Ta'amu DT Washington
4 110 San Diego Chargers Ladarius Green TE Louisiana-Lafayette
4 111 Chicago Bears Evan Rodriguez TE Temple
4 112 Arizona Cardinals Bobby Massie T Mississippi
4 113 Dallas Cowboys Kyle Wilber LB Wake Forest
4 114 Seattle Seahawks Jaye Howard DT Florida
4 115 Tennessee Titans Coty Sensabaugh DB Clemson
4 116 Cincinnati Bengals Orson Charles TE Georgia
4 117 San Francisco 49ers Joe Looney G Wake Forest
4 118 Minnesota Vikings Jarius Wright WR Arkansas
4 119 Washington Keenan Robinson LB Texas
4 120 Cleveland Browns James-Michael Johnson LB Nevada
4 121 Houston Texans Keshawn Martin WR Michigan St.
4 122 New Orleans Saints Nick Toon WR Wisconsin
4 123 Philadelphia Eagles Brandon Boykin DB Georgia
4 124 Buffalo Bills Ron Brooks DB LSU
4 125 Detriot Lions Ronnell Lewis LB Oklahoma
4 126 Houston Texans Jared Crick DE Nebraska
4 127 New York Giants Adrien Robinson TE Cincinnati
4 128 Minnesota Vikings Rhett Ellison RB USC
4 129 Oakland Raiders Miles Burris LB San Diego St.
4 130 Baltimore Ravens Christian Thompson DB South Carolina St.
4 131 New York Giants Brandon Mosley T Auburn
4 132 Green Bay Packers Mike Daniels DT Iowa
4 133 Green Bay Packers Jerron McMillian DB Maine
4 134 Minnesota Vikings Greg Childs WR Arkansas
4 135 Dallas Cowboys Matt Johnson DB East. Washington
Round Pick Team Player Pos School
5 136 Indianapolis Colts Josh Chapman NT Alabama
5 137 Denver Broncos Malik Jackson DT Tennessee
5 138 Detriot Lions Tahir Whitehead LB Temple
5 139 Minnesota Vikings Robert Blanton DB Notre Dame
5 140 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Najee Goode LB West Virginia
5 141 Washington Adam Gettis G Iowa
5 142 Jacksonville Jaguars Brandon Marshall LB Nevada
5 143 Carolina Panthers Josh Norman DB Coastal Carolina
5 144 Buffalo Bills Zebrie Sanders OL Florida St.
5 145 Tennessee Titans Taylor Thompson TE SMU
5 146 Kansas City Chiefs DeQuan Menzie DB Alabama
5 147 Buffalo Bills Tank Carder LB TCU
5 148 Detriot Lions Chris Greenwood DB Albion
5 149 San Diego Chargers Johnnie Troutman G Penn St.
5 150 St. Louis Rams Rokevious Watkins G South Carolina
5 151 Arizona Cardinals Senio Kelemete G Washington
5 152 Dallas Cowboys Danny Coale WR Virginia Tech
5 153 Philadelphia Eagles Dennis Kelly T Purdue
5 154 Seattle Seahawks Korey Toomer LB Idaho
5 155 Miami Dolphins Josh Kaddu LB Oregon
5 156 Cincinnati Bengals Shaun Prater DB Iowa
5 157 Atlanta Falcons Bradie Ewing RB Wisconsin
5 158 Oakland Raiders Jack Crawford DE Penn St.
5 159 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Rainey RB Florida
5 160 Cleveland Browns Ryan Miller G Colorado
5 161 Houston Texans Randy Bullock K Texas A&M
5 162 New Orleans Saints Corey White DB Samford
5 163 Green Bay Packers Terrell Manning LB North Carolina St.
5 164 Atlanta Falcons Jonathan Massaquoi DE Troy
5 165 San Francisco 49ers Darius Fleming LB Notre Dame
5 166 Cincinnati Bengals Marvin Jones WR California
5 167 Cincinnati Bengals George Iloka DB Boise St.
5 168 Oakland Raiders Juron Criner WR Arizona
5 169 Baltimore Ravens Asa Jackson DB Cal Poly
5 170 Indianapolis Colts Vick Ballard RB Mississippi St.
Round Pick Team Player Pos School
6 171 St. Louis Rams Greg Zuerlein K Missouri Western
6 172 Seattle Seahawks Jeremy Lane DB NW State (LA)
6 173 Washington Alfred Morris RB Florida Atlantic
6 174 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Keith Tandy DB West Virginia
6 175 Minnesota Vikings Blair Walsh K Georgia
6 176 Jacksonville Jaguars Mike Harris DB Florida St.
6 177 Arizona Cardinals Justin Bethel DB Presbyterian
6 178 Buffalo Bills Mark Asper G Oregon
6 179 New Orleans Saints Andrew Tiller G Syracuse
6 180 San Francisco 49ers Trent Robinson DB Michigan St.
6 181 Seattle Seahawks Winston Guy DB Kentucky
6 182 Kansas City Chiefs Cyrus Gray RB Texas A&M
6 183 Miami Dolphins B.J. Cunningham WR Michigan St.
6 184 Chicago Bears Isaiah Frey DB Nevada
6 185 Arizona Cardinals Ryan Lindley QB San Diego St.
6 186 Dallas Cowboys James Hanna TE Oklahoma
6 187 New York Jets Josh Bush DB Wake Forest
6 188 Denver Broncos Danny Trevathan LB Kentucky
6 189 Oakland Raiders Christo Bilukidi DE Georgia State
6 190 Tennessee Titans Markelle Martin DB Oklahoma St.
6 191 Cincinnati Bengals Dan Herron RB Ohio St.
6 192 Atlanta Falcons Charles Mitchell DB Mississippi St.
6 193 Washington Tom Compton T South Dakota
6 194 Philadelphia Eagles Marvin McNutt WR Iowa
6 195 Houston Texans Nick Mondek OL Purdue
6 196 Detriot Lions Jonte Green DB New Mexico St.
6 197 New England Patriots Nate Ebner DB Ohio St.
6 198 Baltimore Ravens Tommy Streeter WR Miami (FL)
6 199 San Francisco 49ers Jason Slowey OL Western Oregon
6 200 Philadelphia Eagles Brandon Washington G Miami (FL)
6 201 New York Giants Matt McCants T UAB
6 202 New York Jets Terrance Ganaway RB Baylor
6 203 New York Jets Robert Griffin OL Baylor
6 204 Cleveland Browns Emmanuel Acho LB Texas
6 205 Cleveland Browns Billy Winn DT Boise St.
6 206 Indianapolis Colts LaVon Brazill WR Ohio
6 207 Carolina Panthers Brad Nortman P Wisconsin
Rounds Pick Team Player Pos School
7 208 Indianapolis Colts Justin Anderson OL Georgia
7 209 St. Louis Rams Aaron Brown LB Hawaii
7 210 Minnesota Vikings Audie Cole LB North Carolina St.
7 211 Tennessee Titans Scott Solomon DE Rice
7 212 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Michael Smith RB Utah St.
7 213 Washington Richard Crawford DB SMU
7 214 Indianapolis Colts Tim Fugger DE Vanderbilt
7 215 Miami Dolphins Kheeston Randall DT Texas
7 216 Carolina Panthers D.J. Campbell DB California
7 217 Washington Jordan Bernstine DB Iowa
7 218 Kansas City Chiefs Jerome Long DT San Diego St.
7 219 Minnesota Vikings Trevor Guyton DE California
7 220 Chicago Bears Greg McCoy DB TCU
7 221 Arizona Cardinals Nate Potter T Boise St.
7 222 Dallas Cowboys Caleb McSurdy LB Montana
7 223 Detriot Lions Travis Lewis LB Oklahoma
7 224 New England Patriots Alfonzo Dennard DB Nebraska
7 225 Seattle Seahawks J.R. Sweezy DT North Carolina St.
7 226 San Diego Chargers David Molk C Michigan
7 227 Miami Dolphins Rishard Matthews WR Nevada
7 228 Jacksonville Jaguars Jeris Pendleton DT Ashland
7 229 Philadelphia Eagles Bryce Brown RB Kansas St.
7 230 Oakland Raiders Nathan Stupar LB Penn St.
7 231 Pittsburgh Steelers Toney Clemons WR Colorado
7 232 Seattle Seahawks Greg Scruggs DE Louisville
7 233 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drake Dunsmore TE Northwestern
7 234 New Orleans Saints Marcel Jones OL Nebraska
7 235 New England Patriots Jeremy Ebert WR Northwestern
7 236 Baltimore Ravens DeAngelo Tyson DT Georgia
7 237 San Francisco 49ers Cam Johnson DE Virginia
7 238 Kansas City Chiefs Junior Hemingway WR Michigan
7 239 New York Giants Markus Kuhn DT North Carolina St.
7 240 Pittsburgh Steelers David Paulson TE Oregon
7 241 Green Bay Packers Andrew Datko OL Florida St.
7 242 New York Jets Antonio Allen DB South Carolina
7 243 Green Bay Packers B.J. Coleman QB Tenn-Chattanooga
7 244 New York Jets Jordan White WR West. Michigan
7 245 Cleveland Browns Trevin Wade DB Arizona
7 246 Pittsburgh Steelers Terrence Frederick DB Texas A&M
7 247 Cleveland Browns Brad Smelley TE Alabama
7 248 Pittsburgh Steelers Kelvin Beachum T SMU
7 249 Atlanta Falcons Travian Robertson DT South Carolina
7 250 San Diego Chargers Edwin Baker RB Michigan St.
7 251 Buffalo Bills John Potter K West. Michigan
7 252 St. Louis Rams Daryl Richardson RB Abilene Christian
7 253 Indianapolis Colts Chandler Harnish QB Northern Illinois