Probably irrelevant but...

Discussion in 'The National Football League' started by hadaad, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. hadaad

    hadaad All Pro

    Sep 7, 2004
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    So, I know that the Patriots lost their draft pick because they were stealing signals, and that they lost that the one later in the first because it was theirs and the #7 is the 49ers'. What I want to know is, what if they had traded their #1? Does the team they traded to not get to pick? Or do they lose a pick for next year? Or does the trade become void? What if they've already signed an extension?

    It's not exactly keeping me up nights but I haven't seen anyone asking this question, since the ownership of a draft pick seems to stay with a team after they've traded it away. (or maybe their transgression wasn't bad enough to warrant losing the #7 overall...)
  2. Specnatz

    Specnatz Site Contributor

    Nov 10, 2006
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    Austin, TX
    Most likely they would have lost the one they acquired from the 49ers.

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