2022 NFL Draft trade tracker: Every move, draft order changes, picks by team, analysis after Day Two

Of course, the wildest offseason in NFL history would be one of the craziest first rounds in NFL Draft history. A whopping nine trades were executed in the first round, with two of those deals including star receivers AJ Brown and Marquise “Hollywood” Brown.

Trades continue to play a major role in the draft on Friday night. Eight trades went down in the second round and four more were executed in the third round. Two of those trades resulted in the draft’s top-ranked quarterbacks: Malik Willis and Matt Corrall. Willis and Corral were selected after one of the longest quarterback droughts in the history of the draft.

Let’s take a look at the biggest trades that took place on Day Two of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Titans stop Willis’ slide

A first-round projection, Willis was still on the board late in the third round. Willis finally heard his name called after the Titans traded the No. 90 and No. 169 overall picks to the Raiders in exchange for the No. 86 overall pick. Willis will now look to apply pressure on Titans starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who was absent at the Titans OTAs.

Willis ‘draft slide was reportedly due to teams’ concerns over the simplicity of the offense Willis ran during his years at Liberty, according to NFL Media. Willis, who ran for a whopping 27 touchdowns in two seasons at Liberty, will look to prove his critics wrong in Nashville.

Carolina corrals Corral

Shortly after Willis saw his wait end, Corral was selected by the Panthers after Carolina traded the No. 137 overall pick and a 2023 third-round pick to the Patriots in exchange for the No. 94 overall pick. Corral comes to Carolina after throwing 49 touchdowns against 19 interceptions during his final two years at Ole Miss.

Willis and Corral were two of three quarterbacks selected on Friday night. The other quarterback, Desmond Ridder of Cincinnati, was selected by the Falcons with the 74th overall pick. The 54 picks between Ridder and new Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett were the longest stretch between the first two quarterbacks selected in the draft since 1975.

Packers cash in WR

After not taking a receiver on Thursday night, the Packers made up for it Friday after trading up to acquire former North Dakota State wideout Christian Watson with the No. 34 overall pick. Aaron Rodgers’ tenure in Green Bay, Watson was considered the top-ranked pass-catcher who was still available in the draft. The 6-foot-5 receiver averaged a sterling 20.8 yards per catch during his time with the Bison.

Texans jump Ravens

With Baltimore in position to draft him, former Alabama receiver John Metchie III was instead selected by the Texans, who sent three picks to Cleveland to move up to the No. 44 overall pick. In Metchie, the Texans acquired a player who would have been a first-round pick if not for an ACL injury that sustained during last year’s SEC title game. Conversely, the Ravens are still looking for a receiver who can replace Marquise Brown, who was traded to the Cardinals during the first round of the draft.

Subway trade

The first running back was the result of a trade executed by the Jets and Giants. The Jets, who added more weapons to their offense after drafting receiver Garrett Wilson on Thursday night, sent the No. 38 and No. 146 overall picks to the Giants in exchange for the No. 36 overall pick. With the pick, the Jets selected Breece Hall, who rushed for 50 touchdowns while averaging 5.5 yards per carry during his time at Iowa State.

First round 2022 NFL Draft trades

Saints receive

Round 1, No. 11 overall (Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State)

Commanders receive

Round 1, No. 16 overall (Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State)
Round 3, No. 98 overall
Round 4, No. 120 overall


Lions receive

Round 1, No. 12 overall (Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama)
Round 2, No. 46 overall

Vikings receive

Round 1, No. 32 overall
Round 2, No. 34 overall
Round 3, No. 66 overall


Eagles receive

Round 1, No. 13 overall (Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia)

Texans receive

Round 1, No. 15 overall (OG Kenyon Green)
Round 4, No. 124 overall
Round 5, No. 162 overall
Round 5, No. 166 overall


Ravens receive

Round 1, No. 23 overall

Cardinals receive

WR Marquise Brown
Round 3, No. 100 overall


Titans receive

Round 1, No. 18 overall (Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas)
Round 3, No. 101 overall

Eagles receive

WR AJ Brown


Chiefs receive

Round 1, No. 21 overall (Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington)

Patriots receive

Round 1, No. 29 overall (Cole Strange, OG, Chattanooga)
Round 3, No. 94 overall
Round 4, No. 121 overall


Bills receive
Round 1, No. 23 overall (Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida)

Ravens receive
Round 1, No. 25 overall (Tyler Linderbaum, C, Iowa)
Round 4, No. 130 overall


Jets receive

Round 1, No. 26 overall (Jermaine Johnson II, EDGE, Florida State)
Round 3, No. 101 overall

Titans receive

Round 2, No. 35 overall
Round 3, No. 69 overall
Round 5, No. 163 overall


Jaguars receive

Round 1, No. 27 overall (Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah)

Buccaneers receive

Round 1, No. 33 overall
Round 4, No. 106 overall
Round 6, No. 180 overall


Packers receive

Round 2, No. 34 overall (Christian Watson, WR, North Dakota State)

Vikings receive

Round 2, No. 53 overall
Round 2, No. 59 overall


Jets receive

Round 2, No. 36 overall (Breece Hall, RB, Iowa State)

Giants receive

Round 2, No. 38 overall
Round 5, No. 146 overall

Second round 2022 NFL Draft trades

Falcons receive

Round 2, No. 38 overall (Arnold Ebiketie, pass-rusher, Penn State)

Giants receive

Round 2, No. 43 overall
Round 3, No. 114 overall


Vikings receive

Round 2, No. 42 overall (Andrew Booth Jr., CB, Clemson)

Colts receive

Round 2, No. 53 overall
Round 3, No. 77 overall
Round 6, No. 192 overall


Texans receive

Round 2, No. 44 overall (John Metchie III, WR, Alabama)

Browns receive

Round 2, No. 68 overall
Round 4, No. 108 overall
Round 4, No. 124 overall


Patriots receive

Round 2, No. 50 overall (Tyquan Thornton, WR, Baylor)

Chiefs receive

Round 2, No. 54 overall
Round 5, No. 158 overall


Buccaneers receive

Round 2, No. 57 overall (Luke Goedeke, OT, Central Michigan)

Bills receive

Round 2, No. 60 overall
Round 6, No. 180 overall


The Bengals receive

Round 2, No. 60 overall (Cam Taylor-Britt, CB, Nebraska)

Bills receive

Round 2, No. 63 overall
Round 6, No. 209 overall

Third round 2022 NFL Draft trades

Texans receive

Round 3, No. 75 overall (Christian Harris, LB, Alabama)

Broncos receive

Round 3, No. 80 overall
Round 5, No. 162 overall


Titans receive

Round 3, No. 86 overall (Malik Willis, QB, Liberty)

Raiders receive

Round 3, No. 90 overall
Round 5, No. 169 overall


Panthers receive

Round 3, No. 94 overall (Matt Corral, QB, Ole Miss)

Patriots receive

Round 4, No. 137 overall
2023 3rd round pick


Colts receive

Round 3, No. 96 overall (Nick Cross, S, Maryland)

Broncos receive

Round 5, No. 179 overall
2023 3rd round pick

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