1945 NFL Draft Pick Transactions

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Second and fourth round picks were limited to the five teams that finished lowest in the 1944 standings.

Overall # Round # Team Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Cardinals
Charley Trippi
2 1-2
Steelers
Paul Duhart
3 1-3
Joe Renfroe
4 1-4
Yanks
Eddie Prokop
5 1-5
Rams
Elroy Hirsch
6 1-6
Frank Szymanski
7 1-7
Bears
Don Lund
8 1-8
Redskins
Jim Hardy
9 1-9
John Yonaker
10 1-10
Elmer Barbour
11 1-11
Walt Schlinkman
Round 2
12 2-1
Steelers
Jack Dugger
13 2-2
Wayne Williams
14 2-3
Cardinals
Paul Collins
15 2-4
Yanks
Tom Dean
16 2-5
Rams
Milan Lazetich
Round 3
17 3-1
Cecil Gray
18 3-2
Cardinals
Walt Watt
19 3-3
Steelers
Bill Dellastatious
20 3-4
Yanks
Damon Tassos
21 3-5
Rams
W.G. "Dub" Wooten
22 3-6
Bears
Charley Allen
23 3-7
Redskins
John "Tree" Adams
24 3-8
Stan Mohrbacher
25 3-9
Alvin Dark
26 3-10
Gordon Appleby
27 3-11
Clyde Goodnight
Round 4
28 4-1
Cardinals
Bob Dobelstein
29 4-2
Steelers
Roger Adams
30 4-3
Steve Erich
31 4-4
Yanks
Don Deeks
32 4-5
Rams
Jack Zilly
Round 5
33 5-1
Steelers
Chuck Mehelich
34 5-2
Al Kowalski
35 5-3
Cardinals
Zeke Chronister
36 5-4
Yanks
Johnny Strzykalski
37 5-5
Rams
Roger Harding
38 5-6
Redskins
Georege Bujan
39 5-7
Bob Wiese
40 5-8
Bears
Forest Masterson
41 5-9
Pete Pihos
42 5-10
Ed Castleberry
43 5-11
Joe Graham
Round 6
44 6-1
Dick Barwegen
45 6-2
Cardinals
Corwin Clatt
46 6-3
Steelers
Greg Browning
47 6-4
Yanks
Jim Mello
48 6-5
Rams
Jerry Cowhig
49 6-6
Gene Fekete
50 6-7
Bears
Wayne Shaw
51 6-8
Redskins
Johnny North
52 6-9
Chuck Dellago
53 6-10
Barney Poole
54 6-11
Don Wells
Round 7
55 7-1
Cardinals
Ziggy Czarobski
56 7-2
Steelers
Mike Wolak
57 7-3
Louie Futrell
58 7-4
Yanks
Marty Silovich
59 7-5
Rams
Fred Negus
60 7-6
Bears
Glen Burgeis
61 7-7
Redskins
John Steber
62 7-8
Mike Jamoluk
63 7-9
Gonzalo Morales
64 7-10
Jack Mead
65 7-11
Casey Stephenson
Round 8
66 8-1
Steelers
Tom Hughes
67 8-2
John Dodds
68 8-3
Cardinals
John Harrington
69 8-4
Yanks
Ellis Jones
70 8-5
Rams
Johnny August
71 8-6
Redskins
Art Porter
72 8-7
Russ Lowther
73 8-8
Bears
Pat O'Brien
74 8-9
Sam Robinson
75 8-10
Nick Vodick
76 8-11
Toby Collins
Round 9
77 9-1
Elting Johnson
78 9-2
Cardinals
Gene Meeks
79 9-3
Steelers
Leon Pense
80 9-4
Yanks
Earl Lambert
81 9-5
Rams
Dick Huffman
82 9-6
Les Joop
83 9-7
Bears
Bill Mayther
84 9-8
Redskins
Curt Kuykendall
85 9-9
Forrest Hall
86 9-10
John Rudan
87 9-11
Lamar Dingler
Round 10
88 10-1
Cardinals
Bill Huber
89 10-2
Steelers
Art Brandau
90 10-3
Roy Cross
91 10-4
Yanks
Don Kasprzak
92 10-5
Rams
Vern Walters
93 10-6
Bears
Bill Poe
94 10-7
Redskins
Frank Brogger
95 10-8
Paul Walker
96 10-9
Joe Sadonis
97 10-10
Vic Smith
98 10-11
Hal Helscher
Round 11
99 11-1
Steelers
Ray Ball
100 11-2
Earl Haury
101 11-3
Cardinals
Halley Heard
102 11-4
Yanks
Ben Jones
103 11-5
Rams
Tom Fears
104 11-6
Redskins
Mack Creger
105 11-7
Howie Hansen
106 11-8
Bears
Chuck Avery
107 11-9
Rudy Mobley
108 11-10
Jim Young
109 11-11
Ralph Hammond
Round 12
110 12-1
John Martin
111 12-2
Cardinals
Bob Cowan
112 12-3
Steelers
Frank Basilone
113 12-4
Yanks
Herb Coleman
114 12-5
Rams
Joe Winkler
115 12-6
Mike Kasap
116 12-7
Bears
Jack Boyd
117 12-8
Redskins
Paul McKee
118 12-9
Jim Newmeyer
119 12-10
Billy Bevis
120 12-11
Ed Podgorski
Round 13
121 13-1
Cardinals
Elmore "Buddy" Luper
122 13-2
Steelers
John Monahan
123 13-3
George McDonald
124 13-4
Yanks
Joe Pezelski
125 13-5
Rams
Jack Aland
126 13-6
Bears
Ralph Ellsworth
127 13-7
Redskins
Charlie Conerly
128 13-8
Wally Hopp
129 13-9
Bill Chambers
130 13-10
Bob Boozer
131 13-11
Bill Hackett
Round 14
132 14-1
Steelers
Mel Odelli
133 14-2
Hal Self
134 14-3
Cardinals
Solon "Bobo" Barnett
135 14-4
Yanks
John DiGangi
136 14-5
Rams
Chuck Uknes
137 14-6
Redskins
John Putnik
138 14-7
Ben Trickey
139 14-8
Bears
Frank Mattioli
140 14-9
John Duda
141 14-10
Stan Rhoades
142 14-11
Marv Lindsey
Round 15

Steelers > Bears per Steelers media guide

143 15-1
Tom Reilly
144 15-2
Cardinals
Gordon Carver
145 15-3
Steelers
George Connor
146 15-4
Yanks
Chan Highsmith
147 15-5
Rams
Bill Lund
148 15-6
Windell Williams
149 15-7
Bears
Merle Gibson
150 15-8
Redskins
Eddie Saenz
151 15-9
Bill Montgomery
152 15-10
Jack Wink
153 15-11
Robert "Buster" McClure
Round 16
154 16-1
Cardinals
John Cannady
155 16-2
Steelers
Jim Ungles
156 16-3
Skimp Harrison
157 16-4
Yanks
Mike Costello
158 16-5
Rams
Bob Barton
159 16-6
Bears
John Creevey
160 16-7
Redskins
Dom Fusci
161 16-8
Wayne Flanigan
162 16-9
Howard Werner
163 16-10
Jim Little
164 16-11
Harry Pieper
Round 17
165 17-1
Steelers
John Itzel
166 17-2
Arnie Weinmeister
167 17-3
Cardinals
Ben Cittadino
168 17-4
Yanks
Paul Dromgoole
169 17-5
Rams
Dick Hoerner
170 17-6
Redskins
Bobby Tom Jenkins
171 17-7
O.J. Key
172 17-8
Bears
Nick Sacrinty
173 17-9
Jim Austin
174 17-10
Bob Jabbusch
175 17-11
Bob Kula
Round 18
176 18-1
Virgil Eikenberg
177 18-2
Cardinals
Ralph Strayhorn
178 18-3
Steelers
Alex Wizbicki
179 18-4
Yanks
Dolph Czekala
180 18-5
Rams
Lee Kennon
181 18-6
Jim McWhorter
182 18-7
Bears
Jim Keane
183 18-8
Redskins
Ed Stacco
184 18-9
Quentin Klenk
185 18-10
Bill Byrd
186 18-11
Frank Hazard
Round 19
187 19-1
Cardinals
John Andretich
188 19-2
Steelers
Jim Landrigan
189 19-3
Al Kasulin
190 19-4
Yanks
Joe Drumm
191 19-5
Rams
Eagle Matulich
192 19-6
Bears
Bruno Niedziela
193 19-7
Redskins
Jim Bradshaw
194 19-8
Clyde LeForce
195 19-9
Joe Spencer
196 19-10
Glenn Morries
197 19-11
Ed Jeffers
Round 20
198 20-1
Steelers
Bill Lilienthal
199 20-2
Charley Lively
200 20-3
Cardinals
John Kramer
201 20-4
Yanks
Mario Gianelli
202 20-5
Rams
Bill Griffin
203 20-6
Redskins
Bill Shipkey
204 20-7
Mike Castronis
205 20-8
Bears
Broughton Williams
206 20-9
Leo Pratt
207 20-10
Pete Davis
208 20-11
Bill Prentice
Round 21
209 21-1
Ted Curran
210 21-2
Cardinals
J.D. "Red" Cheek
211 21-3
Steelers
Art Price
212 21-4
Yanks
Eric Jamison
213 21-5
Rams
Leroy Erickson
214 21-6
Ken Currier
215 21-7
Bears
Walt Stickel
216 21-8
Redskins
Sid Halliday
217 21-9
Phil Teschner
218 21-10
Sam Vacanti
219 21-11
Warren Fuller
Round 22
220 22-1
Cardinals
Fred Grant
221 22-2
Steelers
Don Malmberg
222 22-3
Don Fabling
223 22-4
Yanks
Walt Kretz
224 22-5
Rams
Ray Evans
225 22-6
Bears
Bob Livingston
226 22-7
Redskins
Chick Davidson
227 22-8
Jack Verutti
228 22-9
Johnny Magee
229 22-10
Vern Oliver
230 22-11
Fred Neilsen
Round 23
231 23-1
Steelers
Everett Hartwell
232 23-2
Wally Crittenden
233 23-3
Cardinals
Johnny Cook
234 23-4
Yanks
Marty Grbovaz
235 23-5
Rams
Luke Higgins
236 23-6
Redskins
Gabby Martin
237 23-7
Ray Olsen
238 23-8
Bears
Mike Vargon
239 23-9
Norm "Monk" Mosley
240 23-10
Jim Chadwell
241 23-11
Bob Gilmore
Round 24
242 24-1
Jules Taddie
243 24-2
Cardinals
Ardie McClure
244 24-3
Steelers
Ed Cain
245 24-4
Yanks
Ziggy Gory
246 24-5
Rams
Stan Nowak
247 24-6
Russ Morrow
248 24-7
Bears
Charley Wright
249 24-8
Redskins
Jim McMurdy
250 24-9
Blair Brown
251 24-10
Vince Mroz
252 24-11
Lloyd Baxter
Round 25
253 25-1
Cardinals
Hugo Norige
254 25-2
Steelers
Angelo Carlaccini
255 25-3
Jerry Whitney
256 25-4
Yanks
Bill Iancelli
257 25-5
Rams
Gene Konopka
258 25-6
Bears
Jack Green
259 25-7
Redskins
Cecil "Cy" Souders
260 25-8
Stan Green
261 25-9
Bob Hall
262 25-10
George Kita
263 25-11
Nolan Luhn
Round 26
264 26-1
Steelers
Ed Burns
265 26-2
Felix Trapani
266 26-3
Cardinals
Gene "Red" Knight
267 26-4
Yanks
Al Kull
268 26-5
Rams
Ray Florek
269 26-6
Redskins
Ben Wall
270 26-7
Bob Ivory
271 26-8
Bears
Lu Gambino
272 26-9
Don Talcott
273 26-10
Doug Graham
274 26-11
Nestor Blanco
Round 27
275 27-1
Hal Finney
276 27-2
Cardinals
Don Fambrough
277 27-3
Steelers
Glen Stough
278 27-4
Yanks
Bob Mangene
279 27-5
Rams
Russ Perry
280 27-6
Dell Taylor
281 27-7
Bears
Ray Jones
282 27-8
Redskins
Goerge Hillery
283 27-9
Bill Thompson
284 27-10
Jack Dillon
285 27-11
Bill Chestnutn
Round 28
286 28-1
Cardinals
Garland "Bulldog" Williams
287 28-2
Steelers
Jim Marsh
288 28-3
Don Fauble
289 28-4
Yanks
John Morelli
290 28-5
Rams
Pat West
291 28-6
Bears
Bob Hary
292 28-7
Redskins
Milford Dreblow
293 28-8
Len Ciesla
294 28-9
Al Fleming
295 28-10
Charley Anthony
296 28-11
Jim Thompson
Round 29
297 29-1
Steelers
Ralph Grant
298 29-2
Nick Studen
299 29-3
Cardinals
Ed Dusek
300 29-4
Yanks
John Fisher
301 29-5
Rams
Bill Davis
302 29-6
Redskins
Frank Irwin
303 29-7
Frank Lopp
304 29-8
Bears
Nick Forkovich
305 29-9
Leo Benjamin
306 29-10
Ray Pipkin
307 29-11
Jim Evans
Round 30
308 30-1
LeMar Dykstra
309 30-2
Cardinals
Otto Payne
310 30-3
Steelers
John Kondria
311 30-4
Yanks
Elmer Oberto
312 30-5
Rams
Charley Compton
313 30-6
Paul Limont
314 30-7
Bears
Don Robinson
315 30-8
Redskins
Leon Diner
316 30-9
Jim Dougherty
317 30-10
Joe Wolf
318 30-11
Ham Nichols
Round 31
319 31-1
Bears
Wayne "Rusty" Johnston
320 31-2
Redskins
Bob Cummings
321 31-3
Ben Schadler
322 31-4
Ken Reese
323 31-5
Bill Broderick
324 31-6
John Priday
Round 32
325 32-1
Redskins
Don Nolander
326 32-2
Tom Dorais
327 32-3
Bears
George Groves
328 32-4
Loren Braner
329 32-5
John Staples
330 32-6
Billy Joe Aldridge