2012 NFL Draft Order: Denver Broncos Draft Pick Unsettled Until Playoff Run Ends

Unlike a year ago, the Denver Broncos won't know where their first-round draft pick is until they are eliminated from the playoffs. While the Broncos are just 8-8, they are in the playoffs and they will need to be eliminated from the postseason or win the Super Bowl before finding out their draft pick. They will pick between Nos. 21 and 32.

The Kansas City Chiefs will select at either No. 11 or No. 12, but they will need to flip a coin with the Seattle Seahawks, which also finished 7-9 and with the same strength of schedule. The San Diego Chargers will pick somewhere in the 13-19 range but the league needs to determine the final strength of schedule rankings and then go to coin flips in case teams are tied.

Here is the current non-playoff team 2012 NFL Draft order:

1. Indianapolis Colts, 2-14
2. St. Louis Rams, 2-14
3. Minnesota Vikings, 3-13
4. Cleveland Browns, 4-12
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 4-12
6. Washington Redskins, 5-11
7. Jacksonville Jaguars, 5-11
8. Carolina Panthers, 6-10
9. Miami Dolphins, 6-10
10. Buffalo Bills, 6-10
11. Seattle Seahawks, 7-9*
12. Kansas City Chiefs, 7-9*
13. Philadelphia Eagles, 8-8
14. New York Jets, 8-8
15. Arizona Cardinals, 8-8
16. San Diego Chargers, 8-8
17. Cincinnati Bengals (from Oakland Raiders, 8-8)
18. Chicago Bears, 8-8
19. Dallas Cowboys/New York Giants loser, 8-8
20. Tennessee Titans, 9-7

*Will be determined by coin flip

For more on the Broncos, visit Mile High Report. To learn more about the NFL Draft and the college bowl season head over to SB Nation NFL and SB Nation NCAA Football.

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