Facts & Figures On 2005 NFL Draft

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WHAT:

70th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.

WHERE:

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York City.

WHEN:

Noon ET, Saturday, April 23, 2005 (Rounds 1-3).

11:00 AM ET, Sunday, April 24, 2005 (Rounds 4-7).

The first three rounds will conclude on Saturday by approximately 10:00 PM ET. In 2004, the first round consumed five hours and 24 minutes; the second, two hours and 47 minutes; and the third, one hour and 56 minutes. The draft will resume on Sunday at 11:00 AM ET for the final four rounds, ending at approximately 6:00 PM ET.

DRAFTING:

Representatives of the 32 NFL clubs by telephone communication with their general managers, coaches and scouts.

ROUNDS:

Seven Rounds - Rounds 1 through 3 on Saturday, April 23; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Sunday, April 24.

There will be 255 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 14 teams which suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.

The following 32 compensatory choices will supplement the 223 regular choices in the seven rounds - Round 3: Tennessee, 33; Denver, 34; Seattle, 35; Kansas City, 36; New England, 37; Denver, 38. Round 4: St. Louis, 33; Indianapolis, 34; Tennessee, 35. Round 5: Carolina, 33; New England, 34; Carolina, 35; Philadelphia, 36; Indianapolis, 37; San Francisco, 38. Round 6: Carolina, 33; Dallas, 34; Dallas, 35; St. Louis, 36; Philadelphia, 37; Oakland, 38; Baltimore, 39; Oakland, 40. Round 7: Philadelphia, 33; San Francisco, 34; San Francisco, 35; St. Louis, 36; St. Louis, 37; Philadelphia, 38; Tampa Bay, 39; Seattle, 40; New England, 41.

Dallas (Nos. 11 and 20), Minnesota (Nos. 7 and 18) and San Diego (Nos. 12 and 28) have two selections in the first round. Buffalo, the New York Giants and Oakland do not have first-round picks. All other teams have one first-round selection.

TIME LIMITS:

Round 1: 15 minutes each team. Round 2: 10 minutes each team. Rounds 3 through 7: Five minutes each team.

PLAYERS AT DRAFT:

The following players will be at the draft at the Javits Center on Saturday: Texas RB CEDRIC BENSON, Auburn RB RONNIE BROWN, Michigan WR BRAYLON EDWARDS, California QB AARON RODGERS, Miami CB ANTREL ROLLE and Utah QB ALEX SMITH.

TELEVISION:

ESPN will televise the draft in its entirety. On Saturday, ESPN will carry the draft from 12:00 PM ET to the conclusion of the third round. On Sunday, ESPN will be on the air from 11:00 AM ET until the end of the draft.

2005 NFL DRAFT FIRST-ROUND ORDER

**No., Club, Win-Loss-Tie, Percent, Strength of

Schedule, Opponents Record**

  1. San Francisco, 2-14-0, .125, .488, 125-131-0
  1. Miami, 4-12-0, .250, .555, 142-114-0
  1. Cleveland, 4-12-0, .250, .590, 151-105-0
  1. Chicago, 5-11-0, .313, .465, 119-137-0
  1. Tampa Bay, 5-11-0, .313, .477, 122-134-0
  1. Tennessee, 5-11-0, .313, .512, 131-125-0
  1. Minnesota (from Oakland), 8-8-0, .500, .480, 123-133-0
  1. Arizona, 6-10-0, .375, .461, 118-138-0
  1. Washington, 6-10-0, .375, .477, 122-134-0
  1. Detroit, 6-10-0, .375, .496, 127-129-0
  1. Dallas, 6-10-0, .375, .516, 132-124-0
  1. San Diego (from NY Giants), 12-4-0, .750, .477, 122-134-0
  1. Houston, 7-9-0, .438, .504, 129-127-0
  1. Carolina, 7-9-0, .438, .508, 130-126-0
  1. Kansas City, 7-9-0, .438, .551, 141-115-0
  1. New Orleans, 8-8-0, .500, .465, 119-137-0
  1. Cincinnati, 8-8-0, .500, .543, 139-117-0
  1. Minnesota, 8-8-0, .500, .480, 123-133-0
  1. St. Louis, 8-8-0, .500, .488, 125-131-0
  1. Dallas (from Buffalo), 6-10-0, .375, .516, 132-124-0
  1. Jacksonville, 9-7-0, .563, .527, 135-121-0
  1. Baltimore, 9-7-0, .563, .551, 141-115-0
  1. Seattle, 9-7-0, .563, .445, 114-142-0

24. Green Bay, 10-6-0, .625, .457, 117-139-0

  1. Denver, 10-6-0, .625, .484, 124-132-0
  1. NY Jets, 10-6-0, .625, .523, 134-122-0
  1. Atlanta, 11-5-0, .688, .434, 111-145-0
  1. San Diego, 12-4-0, .750, .477, 122-134-0
  1. Indianapolis, 12-4-0, .750, .500, 128-128-0
  1. Pittsburgh, 15-1-0, .938, .484, 124-132-0
  1. Philadelphia, 13-3-0, .813, .453, 116-140-0
  1. New England, 14-2-0, .875, .492, 126-130-0
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