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NFL Draft: 5 Year Draft Averages by Position (2021-2017)

Broncos selected CB Patrick Surtain II in the first round. Find out the five year draft averages for each position.

By: Justin VanFulpen

With the 2020 NFL Draft in the books here is the average amount of players drafted at each position over the past 5 years (2016-2020) and the highs and lows.

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QB – Average amount drafted – 11.4 – High amount drafted 13 (2020, 2018) Low amount drafted 10 (2021, 2017)

RB– Average amount drafted – 21.2 – High amount drafted 26 (2017) Low amount drafted 18 (2021, 2020)

FB – Average amount drafted – 1.2 – High amount drafted 2 (2017, 2018) Low amount drafted 0 (2020)

WR – Average amount drafted – 32.8 – High amount drafted 36 (2021) Low amount drafted 28 (2019)

TE – Average amount drafted – 13.4 – High amount drafted 16 (2019) Low amount drafted 11 (2021)

OT – Average amount drafted – 20.8 – High amount drafted 25 (2021) Low amount drafted 16 (2017)

OG – Average amount drafted – 13 – High amount drafted 18 (2020) Low amount drafted 10 (2018)

C – Average amount drafted – 7 – High amount drafted 9 (2020) Low amount drafted 5 (2019)

DE – Average amount drafted – 25.4 – High amount drafted 34 (2021) Low amount drafted 18 (2020)

DT – Average amount drafted – 20.2 – High amount drafted 21 (2019, 2017) Low amount drafted 19 (2021)

LB – Average amount drafted – 31.4 – High amount drafted 39 (2018) Low amount drafted 21 (2021)

CB – Average amount drafted – 32 – High amount drafted 38 (2021) Low amount drafted 27 (2020)

S – Average amount drafted – 20.4 – High amount drafted 23 (2017) Low amount drafted 18 (2018)

K – Average amount drafted – 2.2– High amount drafted 3 (2017, 2020) Low amount drafted 1 (2021)

P – Average amount drafted – 1.8 – High amount drafted 4 (2018) Low amount drafted 0 (2017)

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