Joseph, Doctson among 12 to have 5th-year options declined
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Oakland Raiders safety Karl Joseph and Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson were among 12 first-round picks from the 2016 draft to have their fifth-year options declined.

The deadline was Friday to pick up options on former first-round picks for the 2020 season. Those who had theirs rejected will become free agents following the 2019 campaign.

Declined 5th-year options

Pick Player Position Team
8 Jack Conklin OT Titans
10 Eli Apple CB Saints (drafted by Giants)
14 Karl Joseph S Raiders
19 Shaq Lawson DE Bills
20 Darron Lee LB Jets
22 Josh Docston WR Redskins
23 Laquon Treadwell WR Vikings
25 Artie Burns CB Steelers
28 Joshua Garnett G 49ers
29 Robert Nkemdiche DT Cardinals
30 Vernon Butler DT Panthers
31 Germain Ifedi OT Seahawks

Two other first-rounders, Corey Coleman and Paxton Lynch, were released before their rookie contracts expired, which nullified their fifth-year options.

Thirty-one players were selected in Round 1 of the 2016 draft instead of the usual 32. The New England Patriots forfeited their first-rounder in the aftermath of "Deflategate."

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