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2014 NFL Draft trades: Day One

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Here are the trades announced on the first day of the 2014 NFL Draft. Unless otherwise noted, all picks mentioned are 2014 selections:

1. The Browns traded the No. 4 overall selection to the Bills for the No. 9 pick, plus the Bills’ first- and fourth-round selections in 2015. At No. 4, the Bills took Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins. The Browns traded the No. 9 pick to Minnesota.

2. The Browns dealt the No. 9 selection and a fifth-round pick (No. 145) to the Vikings for the No. 8 pick. With the No. 8 pick, the Browns selected Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert at No. 8, while the Vikings took UCLA defensive end/outside linebacker Anthony Barr at No. 9.

3. The Cardinals traded the No. 20 selection to the Saints for the No. 27 pick and a third-round selection (No. 91). At No. 20, the Saints took Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks. Seven picks later, the Cardinals took Washington State safety Deone Bucannon at No. 27.

4. The Eagles traded the No. 22 pick to the Browns for the No. 26 selection and a third-round selection (No. 83). The Browns selected Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel at No. 22. The Eagles took Louisville outside linebacker/defensive end Marcus Smith at No. 26.

5. The Seahawks traded the No. 32 pick to the Vikings for a second-round selection (No. 40) and a fourth-round selection (No. 108). With the 32nd and final pick in Round One, the Vikings selected Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

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15 Responses to “2014 NFL Draft trades: Day One”
  1. thevikingdefender says: May 9, 2014 12:44 AM

    Its going to be an interesting season for the vikes. Could be back on the map like experts have stated after these two picks. Gonna be a really tough division. We must have a winning record within the division.

    SKOL!

  2. Norseman says: May 9, 2014 1:04 AM

    Vikings and Browns best traders in the first round.

  3. firerogergoodell says: May 9, 2014 1:48 AM

    The Vikings won the draft! Sorry I ever doubted you, Rick Spielman.

  4. kneel2browns says: May 9, 2014 2:35 AM

    The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother’s keeper. I will strike down upon thee with GREAT VENGEANCE and FURIOUS ANGER those who attempt to poison and destroy MY BROTHERS. You will know my name is the BROWNS when I lay my VENGEANCE UPON YOU!

  5. brownsalwaysrebuilding says: May 9, 2014 2:54 AM

    Browns… Drafting a shutdown corner to put in the same secondary as Joe Haden and Donte Whitner, possibly drafting their franchise QB, all while gaining another 1st Round Pick from the Bills for next year’s draft.

    Pretty excited.

  6. bobothegreatest says: May 9, 2014 3:05 AM

    Great going Bills. You have spent 6 draft picks in the last two years to obtain 4 wide receivers. Oh yeah, and you still have 2012 3rd round draft pick TJ Graham, and Stevie Johnson.

    You will let Johnson go for virtually nothing. Seems like you feel we are good enough that we wont need a first round pick last year. Ralph Wilson must be spinning in his grave.

    Bobo

  7. hotep999 says: May 9, 2014 8:08 AM

    We almost had Ha-Ha fall to us.. damn you Green Bay!! Liked the trade down when our guy went off the board.

  8. broncosbrowns says: May 9, 2014 8:20 AM

    There were five trades in the first round, and Cleveland was involved in three of them. Did someone watch “Draft Day” on Draft Day?

  9. mustangbryk says: May 9, 2014 9:13 AM

    A++ for farmer and the Browns . To get the bills 1st and 4th next year just to move back 5 spots and get the guy you wanted all along. HUge win. Then to moveup and grab what could be a franchise QB for basically Trent Richardson. (bust). Amazing draft so far by the browns.

  10. thornziegler says: May 9, 2014 9:50 AM

    That means the Browns will pick #1 and #2 next year.
    When has that ever happened?

  11. bcboncs says: May 9, 2014 10:25 AM

    Browns didn’t want to spend LT money on a RT so we trade down. Then, Browns swindle the Vikings by trading up with them to take the player they were eyeing out, Justin Gilbert. Manziel falls beyond the Cowboys and even further. Report says the Browns and Eagles had that trade decided in advance if that happened. A+ to the Browns. Outsmarted and did not overpay. Very unlike the last regime (trading up for Trent Richardson, picking Brandon Weeden #22 overall).

  12. nfl4days says: May 9, 2014 10:34 AM

    Hoping the saints can get demarcus Lawrence in the 2nd round and DRI archer in the 4th.

  13. nwvike says: May 9, 2014 11:56 AM

    I am a big Viking fan and I really like what they did in the first round. Serious envy to the browns the way they played this one this year. and having two first rounders next year as well…. cheers. Here’s to a greatly improved season.

  14. thevikingdefender says: May 9, 2014 2:52 PM

    Browns and Vikings are now best friends. Both got what wewanted. Gonna be a fun matchup this season @Cleveland.

  15. vmi1998 says: May 10, 2014 1:18 AM

    The Browns and Vikings don’t play each other this year…or are you predicting this as a Super Bowl matchup???

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