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RoanokeFan
01-02-2013, 10:18 AM
http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/2013-Giants-offseason-guide/9876b366-ef2b-4658-bdae-8585dc8db456


Twenty NFL teams’ seasons ended Sunday with the conclusion of Week 17, while a dozen moved onto the playoffs. For those organizations, like the New York Giants, the offseason begins now and they’re officially on the clock for the 2013 NFL Draft, which will take place April 25-27. The order has been set, and the Giants -- the only 9-7 team in the league -- will have the 19th selection.

Here is a look at the first-round draft order with the teams’ record and strength of schedule, which is used as a tiebreaker (Nos. 21-32 will be decided by postseason results):

2013 NFL Draft order


1
Kansas City Chiefs
2-14 (.516)


2
Jacksonville Jaguars
2-14 (.539)


3
Oakland Raiders
4-12 (.469)


4
Philadelphia Eagles
4-12 (.508)


5
Detroit Lions
4-12 (.566)


6
Cleveland Browns
5-11 (.508)


7
Arizona Cardinals
5-11 (.559)


8
Buffalo Bills
6-10 (.480)


9
New York Jets
6-10 (.512)


10
Tennessee Titans
6-10 (.512)


11
San Diego Chargers
7-9 (.457)


12
Miami Dolphins
7-9 (.500)


13
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7-9 (.502)


14
Carolina Panthers
7-9 (.516)


15
New Orleans Saints
7-9 (.521)


16
St. Louis Rams
7-8-1 (.535)


17
Pittsburgh Steelers
8-8 (.465)


18
Dallas Cowboys
8-8 (.523)


19
New York Giants
9-7 (.521)


20
Chicago Bears
10-6 (.512)




Key Dates

Dec. 31: Clubs may begin signing free agent players for 2013 season
Jan. 27: 2013 Pro Bowl (Honolulu)
Feb. 3: Super Bowl XLVII (Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans)
Feb. 20-26: NFL Scouting Combine (Indianapolis)
March 12: Free agency starts (see below)
April 25-27: 2013 NFL Draft
For the Giants’ 2013 slate of opponents, CLICK HERE (http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-2013-Opponents-determined/b474b2d0-7a51-4170-bbe0-761196f9a067)

Here is a snapshot of the Giants scheduled to become free agents:



Pos.
Player
FA Status


C
Jim Cordle

ERFA


CB
Brian Witherspoon
UFA


CB
Bruce Johnson
UFA


CB
Justin Tryon

UFA


DE

[/URL]Justin Trattou

ERFA


DE

(http://www.giants.com/team/roster/justin-trattou/41e25e47-533d-4a51-a849-64a8b55a8e82/)Osi Umenyiora

UFA


DT

Rocky Bernard

UFA


DT

Shaun Rogers

UFA


S

Stevie Brown

RFA


LB

(http://www.giants.com/team/roster/shaun-rogers/a57e3bc0-d409-4dce-ab1c-36973e542b40/)Adrian Tracy

ERFA


LB

Chase Blackburn

UFA


LB

Keith Rivers

UFA


G

Kevin Boothe
UFA



T

Seal Locklear

UFA


T
William Beatty

UFA


PK

Laweence Tynes

UFA


QB

David Carr

UFA


RB

Andre Brown

RFA


RB

Kregg Lumpkin

UFA



RB

Ryan Torrain

RFA


S

Kenny Phillips

UFA


TE

Bear Pascoe

RFA


TE

Martellus Bennett

UFA


TE

Travis Beckum

UFA


WR

Domenik Hixon

UFA


WR

Ramsed Barden

UFA


WR

[URL="http://www.giants.com/team/roster/victor-cruz/79cb61a9-f26c-4b06-93f8-8ba2d84e4695/"]Victor Cruz

RFA