2024 NFL Draft Picks Tracker: Live Reactions to All 32 Picks

2024 Minnesota Vikings draft. The team entered the event needing a quarterback, defensive tackle, and interior offensive linemen. The draft took place in Detroit, Michigan, from April 25th to April 27th.

The 2024 NFL Draft has officially arrived.

On Thursday evening, we find out where 32 prospects will be playing at the NFL level, and each team’s plan to move into the future. Here is a live tracker of every draft pick from the first round.

2024 NFL Draft Picks Tracker

2024 NFL Draft
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1. Chicago Bears: Caleb Williams, QB, USC

No surprises at the top of the draft. A year after trading away the first overall pick, the Chicago Bears have selected their franchise QB by bringing in Caleb Williams.

2. Washington Commanders: Jayden Daniels, QB, LSU

The expected run on quarterbacks continues at the top as the Washington Commanders opt to take Jayden Daniels out of LSU. Washington brought in Marcus Mariota in free agency, but like Chicago, they now have a plan for the future in place.

3. New England Patriots: Drake Maye, QB, North Carolina

Some Vikings fans will be disappointed by the fact that Minnesota wasn’t able to move up and take Drake Maye, but in the end, it seems as if New England’s asking price was simply too much. Instead, New England gets their next starting quarterback.

4. Arizona Cardinals: Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Ohio State

There was some chatter that the Arizona Cardinals could trade this pick, but in the end, they decide not to pass up on Marvin Harrison Jr. The Ohio State product is one of the best wide receiver prospects in recent years, and Kyler Murray now has his WR1.

5. Los Angeles Chargers: Joe Alt, OT, Notre Dame

It’s a bit of a surprise for the Los Angeles Chargers. They were a prime trade down candidate, but instead, they opt to take one of the best offensive tackles in the class by selecting Joe Alt. joining 2021 first-round pick Rashawn Slater on the offensive line.

6. New York Giants: Malik Nabers, WR, LSU

Minnesota Vikings fans breathe a temporary sigh of relief as the Giants decide not to take a quarterback. Instead, they get Daniel Jones another weapon by adding an explosive downfield threat in Malik Nabers.

7. Tennessee Titans: JC Latham, OT, Alabama

Everybody has been guessing for months that the Tennessee Titans would decide to take an offensive tackle. The question was, which one. We now know as JC Latham, the right tackle product out of Alabama, will work to protect Will Levis.

8. Atlanta Falcons: Michael Penix, QB, Washington

The first truly shocking selection of the first round. After signing Kirk Cousins this spring, the Atlanta Falcons have brought in another quarterback by drafting Michael Penix with the eighth overall pick. A stunner.

9. Chicago Bears: Rome Odunze, WR, Washington

Back-to-back Huskies go off the board, and after the Bears land Caleb Williams with the first overall pick, they give their new franchise quarterback another weapon in Rome Odunze.

10. Minnesota Vikings (via NYJ): J.J. McCarthy, QB, Michigan

Trade! The Minnesota Vikings sent Nos. 11, 129 and 157 in exchange for Nos. 10 and 203. With that pick, the Vikings have their quarterback. After watching Cousins leave in free agency, J.J. McCarthy is set to become his successor.

11. New York Jets (via MIN): Olu Fashanu, OT, Penn State

The Jets have worked to sign a number of free agents along the offensive line, but health is a question for just about all of them. New York gets a pretty sturdy backup plan here with Olu Fashanu.

12. Denver Broncos: Bo Nix, QB, Oregon

Sean Payton has his new quarterback. After cutting Russell Wilson following a disastrous experiment, Bo Nix is the hopeful future for the Broncos.

13. Las Vegas Raiders: Brock Bowers, TE, Georgia

After taking Michael Mayer last year, the Raiders snatch up another tight end (who is a bit more polished as a receiving threat). The Raiders don’t get a quarterback, but they do add another weapon for Aidan O’Connell/Gardner Minshew.

14. New Orleans Saints: Taliese Fuaga, OT, Oregon State

The New Orleans Saints need tackle help, particularly considering James Hurst just retired and Ryan Ramcyzk’s health is very much in question moving forward. Taliese Fuaga is a very powerful player who can be a star at the right tackle position.

15. Indianapolis Colts: Laiatu Latu, EDGE, UCLA

The first defensive player of the draft finally goes off the board as the Indianapolis Colts bring in Laiatu Latu. The UCLA pass rusher is one of the more technically sound defenders in this class, and Indy gets more help for their defensive front.

16. Seattle Seahawks: Byron Murphy, DT, Texas

A defensive run! The Seattle Seahawks could have bolstered the interior of their offensive line, but they instead go defensively and select Byron Murphy, the defensive tackle out of Texas.

17. Minnesota Vikings (via JAX): Dallas Turner, EDGE, Alabama

Another trade! Vikings send Jacksonville Nos. 23 and 167 as well as a 2025 third-round pick and 2025 fourth-round pick. It’s a bit of a steep price to pay to move up six spots, but Dallas Turner is a supreme athlete coming off the edge.

18. Cincinnati Bengals: Amarius Mims, OT, Georgia

Amarius Mims’ collegiate experience is next to none, but the few opportunities he got with Georgia were fantastic enough to warrant a first-round selection. The Bengals need to be able to keep Joe Burrow healthy, and to do that, he must stay upright. Mims can help in that department.

19. Los Angeles Rams: Jared, Verse, EDGE, Florida State

Aaron Donald retired this spring, and thus, the Los Angeles Rams need to rethink how they operate on the defensive front. Step one of that process is bringing in a powerful edge rusher, Jared Verse.

20. Pittsburgh Steelers: Troy Fautanu, OL, Washington

Troy Fautanu spent the majority of his collegiate career at left tackle, but he has the speed and power to play just about anywhere on the offensive line. Pittsburgh needs to shore up their offensive line if things are going to work out with Russell Wilson, so Fautanu is a strong selection.

21. Miami Dolphins: Chop Robinson, EDGE, Penn State

Chop Robinson is an uber-athletic pass rusher, but his production didn’t quite live up to his traits in college. Still, Miami seems comfortable to bet on those traits. If Robinson pops, he has a chance to be a fantastic player opposite Bradley Chubb.

22. Philadelphia Eagles: Quinyon Mitchell, CB, Toledo

Quinyon Mitchell is an absolute steal at No. 22. He is the best true cornerback prospect in this draft, and with Philadelphia’s struggles in the secondary last year, they needed him badly.

23. Jacksonville Jaguars (via MIN): Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

Calvin Ridley left in free agency, and while they did bring in Gabe Davis, the Jacksonville Jaguars needed a top tier receiver prospect. Brian Thomas Jr. might not be a true WR1 talent right away, but he can become one for Trevor Lawrence.

24. Detroit Lions (via DAL): Terrion Arnold, CB, Alabama

After solidifying their offensive cornerstones for years to come, the Detroit Lions have decided to trade up in the first round to take another defensive prospect for Dan Campbell. Terrion Arnold is a ball-hawking CB and gets to reunite with his former college teammate, Brian Branch.

25. Green Bay Packers: Jordan Morgan, OT, Arizona

David Bakhtiari’s tenure in Green Bay is officially over, so they need more tackle help to protect Jordan Love. As an answer, they bring in another Jordan.

26. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Graham Barton, OL, Duke

Like Fautanu, Graham Barton played the majority of his collegiate career as a tackle. With Tristan Wirfs and Luke Goedeke already manning the tackle spots, though, Barton likely will kick inside to guard.

27. Arizona Cardinals: Darius Robinson, DL, Missouri

Darius Robinson is a fun player. He can play just about everywhere on the defensive line because of his blend of size, power, and athletic ability. The Missouri product is a great add for the Cardinals’ defensive front.

28. Kansas City Chiefs (via BUF): Xavier Worthy, WR, Texas

Well, the Chiefs prove once again that they love their fast receivers. Xavier Worthy broke the NFL Combine 40-yard dash record by running 4.21 seconds. Patrick Mahomes gets some more help.

29. Dallas Cowboys (via DET): Tyler Guyton, OT, Oklahoma

Right tackle was a hole on the Dallas Cowboys’ roster, and even by trading down the board, they were able to land a quality player in Tyler Guyton.

30. Baltimore Ravens: Nate Wiggins, CB, Clemson

The Baltimore Ravens are very good at just biding their time and landing the good players that fall to them on the board. Nate Wiggins is a small cornerback, but that hasn’t stopped him from being a very physical presence in the secondary.

31. San Francisco 49ers: Ricky Pearsall, WR, Florida

The 49ers have been in trade talks for Brandon Aiyuk all week. That trade might be solidified with this Ricky Pearsall selection. The Florida product is a slippery receiving talent who can fit in very nicely next to Deebo Samuel.

32. Carolina Panthers (via KC through BUF): Xavier Legette, WR, South Carolina

The Panthers needed wide receiver help, and instead of waiting until Day 2 to get one, they move up one spot in order to get their guy. Xavier Legette can be a true X-receiver, and Bryce Young needs a reliable one.

Josh Frey is a Class of 2020 graduate of The College of Idaho and managing editor of PurplePTSD.com. When he’s not writing about the NFL, Josh enjoys running, gaming, or rooting for the Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks. Check out his Twitter account: @Freyed_Chicken.