JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars will select No. 1 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft.
They secured the No. 1 selection on the final Sunday of the 2021 regular season, finishing the season with a record of 3-14. The Detroit Lions finished 3-13-1 and will select No. 2 overall.
The Jaguars currently hold 12 selections in the '22 draft: One in Round 1 (No. 1 overall), one in Round 2, two in Round 3, one in Round 4, one in Round 5, four in Round 6 and two in Round 7.
The Jaguars hold their own selections in Rounds 1-4 and Rounds 6-7. They also hold the Carolina Panthers' third-round selection from the trade that brought tight end Dan Arnold to Jacksonville and sent cornerback C.J. Henderson to Carolina; the Jaguars sent their 2022 fifth-round selection to the Panthers in that trade.
The Jaguars hold a fifth-round selection from Minnesota as part of the trade that sent defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Vikings in the 2020 offseason. They hold three sixth-round selections other than their own – one from the Philadelphia Eagles (trade for quarterback Gardner Minshew II), one from the Pittsburgh Steelers (trade for linebacker Joe Schobert) and one from the Seattle Seahawks (trade for cornerback Sidney Jones).
They also hold a seventh-round selection from the Baltimore Ravens (trade for tight end Josh Oliver).