Teams deal way to record 34 trades on draft weekend

Updated: April 28, 2008, 2:46 PM ET
Associated Press

NFL decision-makers were a finicky lot at the NFL draft, making a record 34 trades on Saturday and Sunday, surpassing the previous record of 28 from the 2004 draft.

The swap meet got under way when New England traded down from the seventh spot on Saturday, giving it to New Orleans along with its fifth-rounder in exchange for the Saints' No. 10 overall and a third-rounder. The Saints used the pick to take defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis from Southern California.

An even dozen trades ...

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