2012 NFL Draft Order Set With Dolphins, Chiefs Winning Coin Flips

The 2012 NFL Draft order has officially been set for April 26-28 after coin flips at the NFL Combine determined the four slots that needed to be settled. The Miami Dolphins and the Carolina Panthers each finished with a 6-10 record and the same strength-of-schedule, which results in a deadlock. The coin flip went in favor of the Dolphins winning the No. 8 overall pick while the Panthers will now pick at No. 9.

The other selections involved the Seattle Seahawks and the Kansas City Chiefs, teams that finished at 7-9 with identical strengths-of-schedule. The Chiefs will pick at No. 11 followed by the Seahawks at No. 12.

With that, the Indianapolis Colts really are on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick. Should they want to, the Colts could sign Andrew Luck to a contract before the draft, making the announcement on April 26 a mere formality.

Here is the official 2012 NFL Draft Order (barring trades):

1. Indianapolis Colts
2. St. Louis Rams
3. Minnesota Vikings
4. Cleveland Browns
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6. Washington Redskins
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 (via Oakland Raiders)
18. San Diego Chargers
19. Chicago Bears
20. Tennessee Titans
21. Cincinnati Bengals
22. Cleveland Browns (via Atlanta Falcons)
23. Detroit Lions
24. Pittsburgh Steelers
25. Denver Broncos
26. Houston Texans
27. New England Patriots (via New Orleans Saints)
28. Green Bay Packers
29. Baltimore Ravens
30. San Francisco 49ers
31. New England Patriots
32. New York Giants

For in-depth coverage of the Broncos, visit Mile High Report. For more on the NFL, be sure to check out SB Nation NFL and Mocking the Draft.

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