2009 NFL Draft order to date

The Vikings won one playoff game, didn't play last weekend but still moved up in the draft order. How is that possible? Thanks to either Arizona or Philadelphia, each with worse regular-season records than the Vikings, being guaranteed to reach the Super Bowl, the Vikings have moved from the 23rd draft slot to No. 22. The first 20 slots are set. A lot after that depends on the Super Bowl entrants.

NOTES: Draft-order ties: The cumulative record of each team's opponents is used as the tie-breaker. The team with the weaker opponents receives drafting priority. Within a tied segment (teams with same record), teams that are not in the playoffs will be given priority. Teams within a tied segment that are involved in the playoffs will be seeded according to their progress in the playoffs. Playoff teams will not drop out of a tied segment unless they advance to the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl champion selects last and the runner-up selects 31st, but the Patriots were stripped of their original selection because of their illegal use of sideline videotape, leaving only 31 first-round selections in 2008.

Original Team's W-L and Strength of Schedule
No. Club
Win
Loss
Tie
Strength of Schedule
1. Detroit Lions
0
16
0 .559
2. St. Louis Rams
2
14
0
.533
3. Kansas City Chiefs
2
14
0
.537
4. Seattle Seahawks
4
12
0
.498
5. Cleveland Browns 4 12 0 .572
6. Cincinnati Bengals 4 11 1 .553
7. Oakland Raiders 5 11
0
.520
8. Jacksonville Jaguars 5 11 0 .537
9. Green Bay Packers 6 10 0 .504
10. San Francisco 49ers 7 9 0 .447
11. Bufallo Bills 7 9 0 .453
12. Denver Broncos 8 8 0 .457
13. Washington Redskins 8 8 0 .479
14. New Orleans Saints 8 8 0 .496
15. Houston Texans
8
8
0 .518
16. San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .516
17. New York Jets 9 7 0 .471
18. Chicago Bears 9 7 0 .475
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 7 0 .480
20. Detroit Lions (from Dallas) 9 7 0 .498
21. Arizona or Philadelphia * - - - -
22. Minnesota Vikings 10 6 0 .504
23. New England Patriots 11 5 0 .480
24. Atlanta Falcons 11 5 0 .459
25. Miami Dophins 11 5 0 .521
26. Baltimore or Philadelphia (from Carolina) * - - - -
27. Philadelphia (from Carolina) or Indianapolis * - - - -
28. Indianapolis or New York Giants * 12
4
0 -
29. New York Giants or Pittsburgh *
12
4
0 -
30. Pittsburgh or Tennesseee * - - - -
31. Super Bowl runner-up - - - -
32. Super Bowl winner - - - -
* Subject to playoffs

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