Don Banks of SI.com thinks the Bills’ choice of QB E.J. Manuel means the read option will be part of their offense.
Said Dolphins coach Joe Philbin of first-round pick Dion Jordan, “We’ve got to get our hands on him a little bit (and) work with him a little bit to find out what is his ideal weight and those type of things. I’m not going to sit here and say that we want him to be 265 pounds. We’ll see. Maybe his body isn’t going to function and do some of the things he can at that (weight). He may be able to.”
Patriots DT Vince Wilfork raised $235,000 at his draft party, 10 percent of which will go to marathon bombing victims with the rest to go to fight diabetes.
Two defensive players in the first round suggests coach Rex Ryan’s influence isn’t totally gone with the Jets.
The Ravens website calls trading up in the second round a possibility.
The Bengals didn’t reach for a tackle in the first round with Andre Smith still unsigned.
Drafting Barkevious Mingo doesn’t mean Jabaal Sheard is on his way out of favor with the Browns.
The Steelers were worried that the Saints would pick LB Jarvis Jones before they had a chance.
WR DeAndre Hopkins is the fourth straight player to come out of college early to be drafted by the Texans in the first round.
Colts DE Bjoern Werner is the first NFL first rounder to call his selection “unglaublich,” which translates from German as “beyond belief.”
The Jaguars look to be sitting pretty at the top of the second round.
G Chance Warmack thinks he convinced the Titans to pick him during a private workout.
What’s on the wish list for the Broncos on Friday?
T Eric Fisher said being drafted first overall by the Chiefs was like winning the lottery.
Said Raiders CB D.J. Hayden of whether he thought his career was over when his inferior vena cava was severed last season, “I did. I definitely did. [It lasted] about a week, and I was just wondering if I would walk straight again. That’s what was on my mind; it was walking straight. I wasn’t worried about life after football. I wasn’t worried about life after college. I was just worried about walking.”
A negative review of the Chargers’ decision to draft T D.J. Fluker.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the two players the team considered trading up to get both were off the board in the top 10.
Giants OL Justin Pugh started all 34 games he played at Syracuse.
Even new Eagles T Lane Johnson thought the Dolphins were trading up to take him on Thursday night.
A look at defensive back options for the Redskins in the coming rounds.
Bears G.M. Phil Emery called Kyle Long the most athletic guard to come out in the last 12 years.
John Niyo of the Detroit News believes drafting DE Ziggy Ansah was a risk worth taking for the Lions.
The Packers highlighted the versatility of DE Datone Jones after drafting him on Thursday.
A bold offseason continued with the Vikings grabbing three players in the first round.
Falcons G.M. Thomas Dimitroff proved again that he isn’t afraid to make big moves to secure players he wants.
The Panthers didn’t waste much time before handing in the card picking DT Star Lotulelei in the first round.
Need might not be the driver when the Saints make their next pick in the third round.
The Buccaneers didn’t do any drafting, but they had quite a draft party.
G Jonathan Cooper said he was shocked the Cardinals picked him because he doesn’t read the mock drafts that projected him as a top 10 pick.
Trading up for WR Tavon Austin says that the Rams aren’t rebuilding anymore.
The 49ers “absolutely” have a player in mind with the 34th pick.
The Seahawks are ready to jump into the draft after a quiet first night.