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NFL Draft '22: No calls for No. 1

April 22_Trent PreDraft

JACKSONVILLE – The silence continues.

And while that doesn't mean the Jaguars won't trade the No. 1 overall selection in the 2022 NFL Draft, General Manager Trent Baalke said interest in the selection from other teams has been minimal.

Less than minimal, actually.

"To answer your question: 'No, nobody's called yet,'" Baalke said.

Baalke, who spoke to local media along with Head Coach Doug Pederson at the Jaguars' pre-draft media luncheon Friday, has stated publicly on multiple occasions that the team would be willing to listen to trade offers for the No. 1 selection in next Thursday's first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Baalke reiterated that point Friday at TIAA Bank Field.

"We've let people know we were open to discussions," Baalke said. "You always are. You never say never. Maybe last year, when you were sitting there with the first pick and the quarterback's there and you're going to take him, that's non-negotiable. But most of the time it is negotiable. We're willing to listen."

The Jaguars selected quarterback Trevor Lawrence No. 1 overall in the '21 draft. The last trade involving the No. 1 selection came in 2016, when the Los Angeles Rams selected quarterback Jared Goff after trading for the selection with the Tennessee Titans.

Baalke on Friday also said the Jaguars are currently considering four players at No. 1 overall.

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