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2012 NFL Draft Order: Minnesota Vikings Have Many Options At No. 3

With the first two picks of the draft locked in, everything really begins with the Minnesota Vikings at No. 3. Plenty of scenarios have been discussed for Minnesota, including selecting LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne, USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil and trading the pick.

Here's the entire draft order for the first round:

Pick Team
1 Indianapolis Colts
2 Washington Redskins (from STL)
3 Minnesota Vikings
4 Cleveland Browns
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6 St. Louis Rams (from WAS)
7 Jacksonville Jaguars
8 Miami Dolphins
9 Carolina Panthers
10 Buffalo Bills
11 Kansas City Chiefs
12 Seattle Seahawks
13 Arizona Cardinals
14 Dallas Cowboys
15 Philadelphia Eagles
16 New York Jets
17 Cincinnati Bengals (from OAK)
18 San Diego Chargers
19 Chicago Bears
20 Tennessee Titans
21 Cincinnati Bengals
22 Cleveland Browns (from ATL)
23 Detroit Lions
24 Pittsburgh Steelers
25 Denver Broncos
26 Houston Texans
27 New England Patriots (from NOR)
28 Green Bay Packers
29 Baltimore Ravens
30 San Francisco 49ers
31 New England Patriots
32 New York Giants

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Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.