NFL draft pick No. 1 overall trade history: 13 deals since 1967

The Chicago Bears owned the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft thanks to a 3-14 record and a win over the Houston Texans in Week 18 of the 2022 season.

The Bears talked about taking wide receiver DJ Moore and three additional picks in the next three drafts, as the Carolina Panthers traded their first round pick (No. 9) and second round pick (No. 61) for Moore this year. Their first round pick in 2024 and a second round pick in 2025 for Chicago to go No. 1. The Panthers could potentially choose their quarterback of the future and the Bears could find more talent to surround quarterback Justin Fields, who had a much better sophomore season.

So how rare is it to trade a No. 1 pick before the NFL Draft? Prior to Friday, this had happened 12 times since the NFL/AFL merger in 1967, including a pick that was dealt twice (1984). Those latter selections include such notable players as Michael Vick, Earl Campbell and Jeff George.

This last happened in 2016, when the Tennessee Titans traded the first pick to the Los Angeles Rams two weeks before the draft, with the Rams moving all the way up from No. 15 and surrendering several valuable picks. . Those Tennessee options turned to running back Derrick Henry and tight end Jonnu Smith, among others, while the Rams drafted quarterback Jared Goff at the top of the board.

Here’s a closer look at all 13 trades for the No. 1 pick since 1967, excluding deals that happened after the draft began, such as the Eli Manning/Philip Rivers trade in 2004, Bo Jackson in 1986, and John Abraham in 1983. Elway.


player picked at number 1: TBD

bear received: WR DJ Moore, 2023 first-round pick (No. 9), 2023 second-round pick (No. 61), 2024 first-round pick and 2025 second-round pick.

the panthers received: 2023 first-round pick (No. 1)


player picked at number 1: QB Jared Goff

titans received: 2016 first-round pick (No. 15; later traded, WR Corey Coleman), 2016 second-round pick (No. 43, DT Austin Johnson), 2016 second-round pick (No. 45, RB Derrick Henry), 2016 3rd round pick (No. 76; later traded, OT Shawn Coleman), 2017 1st round pick (No. 5, WR Corey Davis) and 2017 3rd round pick (No. 100, TE Jonnu Smith)

Ram received: 2016 No. 1 pick (Goff), 2016 fourth-round pick (No. 113; later traded, LB Nick Kwiatkowski) and 2016 sixth-round pick (No. 177, TE Temryk Hemingway)


Players picked at No.1: QB Michael Vick

charger received: WR Tim Dwight, 2001 first-round pick (No. 5, RB LaDainian Tomlinson), 2021 third-round pick (No. 67, DB TE Cody) and 2002 second-round pick (No. 48, WR Raeche Caldwell).

received the falcon: 2001 No. 1 Pick (Vic)


Players picked at No.1: OT Orlando Pace

Receiving Jet: 1997 first-round pick (No. 6; later traded, OT Walter Jones), 1997 third-round pick (No. 67; later traded, OL Dan Neal), 1997 fourth-round pick (No. 102, De Terry Day) and 1997 seventh-round pick (No. 207; later traded, QB Coe Detmer)

Ram Received: 1997 No. 1 overall pick (Pace)


Players picked at No.1: RB Key-Jana Carter

Panthers Received: 1995 first round pick (No. 5, QB Kerry Collins) and 1995 second round pick (No. 36, DE Shaun King)

Bengal received: 1995 No. 1 pick (Carter)


Players picked at No.1: DT Russell Maryland

got the patriots: 1991 first-round pick (No. 11, T Pat Harlow), 1991 second-round pick (No. 41, DB Jerome Henderson) and three players (CB Ron Francis, LB David Howard, LB Eugene Lockhart Jr.)

Dallas Received: 1991 No. 1 pick (Maryland)


Players picked at No.1: QB Jeff George

received the falcon: OT Chris Hinton, WR Andre Rison, 1990 fifth-round pick (No. 121, TE Reggie Redding) and 1991 first-round pick (No. 13, WR Mike Pritchard)

colts received: 1990 No. 1 pick (George) and fourth-round pick (No. 83, WR Stacy Simmons)


Players picked at No.1: WR Irving Fryer

June 1983 Business: Bengals get 1984 No. 1 pick, Buccaneers get QB Jack Thompson

April 1984 Business: The Patriots received the 1984 No. 1 pick (Fryar); The Bengals received the 1984 1st round pick (No. 16, DE Pete Koch), the 1984 1st round pick (No. 28, OL Brian Bledsoe), the 10th round pick (No. 265, RB Brent Ziegler), and the 1985 fifth pick. -Round pick (No. 129, DB Lee Davis)


Players picked at No.1: RB Earl Campbell

Tampa Bay Received: TE Jimmie Giles, 1978 first-round pick (No. 17, QB Doug Williams), 1978 second-round pick (No. 44, G Brett Moritz), 1979 third-round pick (No. 78, DE Reggie Lewis) and 1979 fifth-round pick (No. 133, QB Chuck Fusina)

oilers got: 1978 No. 1 pick (Campbell)


Players picked at No.1: QB Steve Bartkowski

colts received: 1975 first-round pick (No. 3, G Ken Huff) and OL George Kunz

received the falcon: 1975 No. 1 pick (Bartkowski)


Players picked at No.1: de ed jones

oilers got: DE Toddy Smith and WR Billy Parks

got the cowboys: 1974 No. 1 pick (Jones) and 1974 third-round pick (No. 53, QB Danny White)


Players picked at No.1: t ron yaari

giants got: QB Fran Tarkenton

got vikings: 1968 No. 1 pick (Yari), 1967 first-round pick (No. 2, RB Clint Jones), 1967 second-round pick (No. 28., WR Bob Grimm) and 1969 second-round pick (No. 39), OL Ed. white)


Players picked at No.1: DT Bubba Smith

Saint Received: QB Gary Cuozzo

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