Though only one of the first-round picks have signed – thanks to Cowboys WR Dez Bryant getting his deal completed Thursday – draft pick signings are up 29 percent from this point last year, according to NFLlabor.com .
So far, not including the players who have signed today, 163 of the 255 players selected have signed contracts. Last year on this date, 126 of 256 draftees had inked their names.
With those who selected in the first three rounds, 26 have signed this year, compared to 20 last year. That’s an increase of 30 percent.
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