Starting with Bears, surprises galore on Day 1 of NFL draft

While meeting with local media, 49ers general manager John Lynch revealed that Thomas and Foster were two of the top three players on the team's draft board.

The New York Jets took LSU safety Jamal Adams at No. 6 for the third defensive pick in the top 10.

DT Dalvin Tomlinson, second round, 55th overall, to the New York Giants.

"If I fell below the Cardinals, I don't know" what might have happened, Reddick said.

January 2, 2017; Pasadena, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans defensive back Adoree' Jackson (2) on offense runs the ball against the Penn State Nittany Lions. While interest does not always mean results or completed trades as we see with these guys, it is not for lack of teams trying.

San Francisco, who originally held the second overall selection, traded their pick to the Chicago Bears in exchange for three draft picks. Trubisky idolized one Bears legend as a kid, which makes this moment extra exciting for him.

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DeRozan, who averaged just 1.7 3-point attempts a game and shot.266 from behind the arc, connected at an.842 clip at the line. The rest could be particularly helpful to LeBron James , who leads all players in the playoffs with 43.8 minutes per game.

But if Trubisky can solve Chicago's long-running issue, the price will have been cheap. "My favorite player growing up was Walter Payton. I am encouraged that we will both be able to move forward from here with our lives", Molitor's statement read. The trio also brings Ohio State's total number of first-round picks to 77, three shy of tying USC's all-time leading mark of 80. Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams was taken seventh overall by the Los Angeles Chargers and Tigers' quarterback Deshaun Watson was selected 12th overall by the Houston Texans. "That's something (recruiters) tell a lot of these guys when they go into their homes: 'You come, you take care of school, do the right thing and develop as a player and you'll have an opportunity to play on the next level'".

The former MI tight end likely would have already been drafted in not for the ACL injury he suffered in the Wolverines' bowl game in January. It tied the record for the most tight ends ever selected in Round 1.

The Browns have a promising young running back in Isaiah Crowell (4.8 yards per carry last season) and a defense that features Garrett, Peppers, veterans Jamie Collins and Joe Haden, and recent high draft picks Danny Shelton and Emmanuel Ogbah.

Walker was all over the field as a sophomore, making 122 tackles and earning all-Big Ten honors. "And anytime I can beat (Rubin) in the 40-yard dash is good."While getting into the theater required a ticket from the National Football League, the general admission area in front of the stage was free and began filling up with fans several hours before the draft."Why not come?" said Eagles fan Johnel Simmons of Philadelphia".

- The Patriots traded down in the third round, as they often do, by moving a third-rounder (72) and a sixth-rounder (200) to the Titans for a third-rounder (83) and a fourth-rounder (124). The Big 12 had 26 picks a year ago, and the previous low was 17 in 2014.



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