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Path to the Draft: 27th pick a hotspot for trade activity

Posted Apr 24, 2013

The Texans are open to trading the 27th overall pick. There has been a trade involving the 27th pick in four of the last 10 drafts.

Texans general manager Rick Smith said Tuesday that he’s open to trading the 27th overall pick in the draft, noting that the latter part of the first round is historically an attractive spot for trades.

There has been a trade involving the 27th pick in four of the last 10 drafts. What's more, there has been a trade involving at least one of the 26th, 27th or 28th picks in each of the last 10 drafts.

Here’s a look at trades involving picks 26-28 in the last 10 drafts:

2003
27: Pittsburgh to Kansas City (Penn State RB Larry Johnson)

2004
26: St. Louis to Cincinnati (Michigan RB Chris Perry)
27: Tennessee to Houston (Western Michigan DE Jason Babin)
28: Philadelphia via San Francisco to Carolina (Ohio State CB Chris Gamble)

2005
26: N.Y. Jets via Oakland to Seattle (Ole Miss C Chris Spencer)

2006
26: Chicago to Buffalo (N.C. State DT John McCargo)

2007
26: Philadelphia to Dallas (Purdue LB Anthony Spencer)
28: New England to San Francisco (Central Michigan T Joe Staley)

2008
26: Baltimore via Jacksonville to Houston (Virginia Tech T Duane Brown)
28: Dallas to Seattle (USC DE Lawrence Jackson)

2009
26: New England via Baltimore to Green Bay (USC LB Clay Matthews)
28: Philadelphia via Carolina to Buffalo (Louisville C Eric Wood)

2010
27: Dallas to New England (Rutgers CB Devin McCourty)
28: San Diego to Miami (Penn State DT Jared Odrick)

2011
26: Cleveland via Atlanta to Kansas City (Pitt WR Jonathan Baldwin)
28: New England to New Orleans (Alabama RB Mark Ingram)

2012
27: New England to Cincinnati (Wisconsin G Kevin Zeitler)

Trades in the last 10 drafts involving the 27th overall pick:

2003
27th pick traded from Pittsburgh to Kansas City (Penn State RB Larry Johnson)
Summary: Pittsburgh traded the 27th pick along with third-round (92nd overall) and sixth-round (200th) picks to Kansas City in exchange for the 16th overall pick.

2004
27th pick traded from Tennessee to Houston (Western Michigan DE Jason Babin)
Summary: Tennessee traded the 27th pick and a fifth-round (159th overall) pick to Houston in exchange for second- (40th), third- (71st), fourth- (103rd) and fifth-round (138th) picks.

2010
27th pick traded from Dallas to New England (Rutgers CB Devin McCourty)
Summary: Dallas traded the 27th pick and a third-round (90th overall) pick to New England in exchange for the 24th overall pick and a fourth-round (119th) pick.

2012
27th pick traded from New England to Cincinnati (Wisconsin G Kevin Zeitler)
Summary: New England traded the 27th pick and a third-round (93rd overall) pick to Cincinnati in exchange for the 21st overall pick.

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