By NFL rule, expansion teams are given the first selection in each round of the draft. The last expansion team in the NFL was the Houston Texans who began play in 2002. They were awarded the first selection in each round of the 2002 NFL Draft.
yes they can...back in 2002 the Oakland Raiders traded Jon Gruden to Tampa Bay for two 1st round draft picks ('02,'03), two 2nd round draft picks('02,'04) and cash ($8 million).
The Leafs first pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft was forward Alexander Steen from Sweden.
The Colts selected Dwight Freeney in the first round of the 2002 NFL draft.
Tight End Jeremy Shockey out of the University of Miami was the Giants first choice and the 14th choice overall in the 2002 NFL draft.
1st round of the 2002 NFL Draft.
The Miami Hurricanes had a total of 6 NFL players drafted in the first round of the 2004 Draft. They were 5) Sean Taylor - S 6) Kellen Winslow Jr. - TE 12) Jonathan Vilma - LB 17) D. J. Williams - LB 19) Vernon Carey - OT 21) Vince Wilfork - DT The Hurricanes also had 4 in 2003, 5 in 2002 and 4 in 2001. In a 4 year span, THE U had 19 first round draft picks.
Houston Texans. Carr was the Texans first round choice (and 1st overall choice) in the 2002 NFL draft and the Texans first ever draft choice.
The University of Texas Longhorn
Roy Williams was the 8th overall selection in the 2002 NFL draft.
April, 2002.The Patriots traded Bledsoe to the Buffalo Bills for the Bills first round draft choice in the 2003 NFL draft.
Curtis McElhinney was a 6th round pick of the Flames in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Bledsoe was traded to the Buffalo Bills 1 day after the 2002 NFL draft for the Bills 1st round choice in the 2003 NFL draft. The Patriots traded the selection, the 14th overall, and their sixth round selection to the Chicago Bears for the Bears' first round selection in the 2003 draft, the 13th overall. The Patriots selected DT Ty Warren with the 13th selection.
CB Lito Sheppard out of the University of Florida. Sheppard played for the Eagles between 2002-2008 before being traded to the New York Jets in 2009.
Tayshaun Prince, who went to college in Kentucky, was born 02/28/1980.
The Oakland Athletics were the team that drafted Nick Swisher, they drafted him with their first round pick in the 2002 June draft but it was the 16th overall pick.
The Patriots received the Buffalo Bills 1st round draft pick in the 2003 NFL draft for Bledsoe
Sue Bird was drafted 1st overall in 2002 to the Seattle Storm.
Dwight Freeney was selected by the Colts with their 1st pick in the 2002 NFL draft.
Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft.
Rick Nash (F)
Vick was drafted by the Falcons in 2001. He's never been traded for anyone. The Falcons got the first pick in the draft that year from San Diego in exchange for their first-round, third round, 2nd in 2002, and WR Tim Dwight.
Six of the eight Steelers selections in the 2002 NFL draft were on the 2005 team that won Super Bowl XL. 1) First round choice Kendall Simmons was the starting right guard. 2) Second round choice Antwaan Randle El was a starting wide receiver. 3) Third round choice Chris Hope was the starting free safety. 4) Fourth round choice Larry Foote was a starting linebacker. 5) Fifth round choice Verron Haynes was a reserve running back. 6) Sixth round choice WR Lee Mays was not on the 2005 roster after having played with the Steelers from 2002-2004. 7) The Steelers had two selections in the seventh round. Brett Keisel was a reserve defensive end and DB LeVar Glover was cut in the 2002 preseason and was the only one of the eight 2002 selections that did not play at least three seasons with the Steelers.
2002 David Carr QB Fresno State Houston Texans