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:
27: Pittsburgh to Kansas City (Penn State RB Larry Johnson)
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)
26: N.Y. Jets via Oakland to Seattle (Ole Miss C Chris Spencer)
26: Chicago to Buffalo (N.C. State DT John McCargo)
26: Philadelphia to Dallas (Purdue LB Anthony Spencer)
28: New England to San Francisco (Central Michigan T Joe Staley)
26: Baltimore via Jacksonville to Houston (Virginia Tech T
28: Dallas to Seattle (USC DE Lawrence Jackson)
26: New England via Baltimore to Green Bay (USC LB Clay Matthews)
28: Philadelphia via Carolina to Buffalo (Louisville C Eric Wood)
27: Dallas to New England (Rutgers CB Devin McCourty)
28: San Diego to Miami (Penn State DT Jared Odrick)
26: Cleveland via Atlanta to Kansas City (Pitt WR Jonathan Baldwin)
28: New England to New Orleans (Alabama RB Mark Ingram)
27: New England to Cincinnati (Wisconsin G Kevin Zeitler)
Trades in the last 10 drafts involving the 27th overall pick:
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.
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.
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.
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.