Texans, Seahawks Projected for Top 2023 NFL Draft Picks Through Week 12

Texans, Seahawks Projected for Top 2023 NFL Draft Picks Through Week 12 originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

The Houston Texans do not have a good record a little over midway through the 2022 NFL season, but they have something else to look forward to: the 2023 NFL Draft.

Houston is among the teams in contention for the No. 1 pick in April. There are a couple of other struggling franchises on its heels, though.

Week 12 is in the books, so here is a breakdown of the teams that could land top picks at the 2023 Draft:

Which team is projected to get the No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft?

The 1-9-1 Texans are projected to get the No. 1 pick in the 2023 draft entering Week 13 of the NFL regular season.

Following the Texans are the Seattle Seahawks at 6-5 and the Chicago Bears at 3-9.

Who will have the most draft picks in the 2023 NFL Draft?

Houston will have the most draft picks in the 2023 NFL Draft with 12, including two in the first round. The team owns the Cleveland Browns’ first-rounder, which currently sits at No. 13 overall.

Who will have the fewest draft picks in the 2023 NFL Draft?

The Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers, Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints are tied for the teams with the fewest draft picks in the 2023 NFL Draft with five.

Who are the top prospects heading into the 2023 NFL Draft?

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young, Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud and Kentucky quarterback Will Levis will all hear their names early in the draft.

Here are other notable prospects to monitor between now and the draft:

  • Will Anderson Jr., Edge, Alabama

  • Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia

  • Myles Murphy, Edge, Clemson

  • Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OL, Clemson

  • Peter Skoronski, OT, Northwestern

  • Bryan Bresee, DT, Clemson