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NFL Draft 2022: Saints, Lions trade up for WRs Olave, Williams

NFL Draft 2022: Saints, Lions trade up for WRs Olave, Williams
The New Orleans Saints traded up within the 2022 NFL Draft order to select Chris Olave within the first spherical Thursday in Las Vegas. File Photograph by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photograph

LAS VEGAS, April 28 (UPI) — The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions every traded away picks to maneuver up within the first-round order and chosen respective extensive receivers Chris Olave and Jameson Williams on Thursday within the 2022 NFL Draft.

The Saints snagged Olave from Ohio State at No. 11 total. The Lions took Williams from Alabama with the following choose. The strikes have been the primary trades of the night time.

The Saints despatched the Washington Commanders the Nos. 16, 98 and 120 picks in trade for the No. 11 choose. The Lions traded the Nos. 32, 34 and 66 picks to the Minnesota Vikings to amass the Nos. 12 and 46 choices.

Second- and third-round protection of the 2022 NFL Draft will air at 7 p.m. EDT Friday. Fourth- by way of seventh-round protection will begin at midday Saturday.

All draft protection will likely be on NFL Community, ESPN and ABC.

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