Annual NFL Draft Starts Tonight
The 79th NFL draft of college players starts this evening in New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
The first pick this year, barring a last-minute trade, belongs to the Houston Texans, who were 2-14 last season. Completing the first 10 picks, again barring any trades today, are the Rams, in a pick obtained from the Redskins in the Robert Griffin III deal a few years ago, Jacksonville, Cleveland, the Raiders, Falcons, Bucs, Vikings, Bills and Lions.
The Giants have the 11th pick, the Jets pick at 18 and the Eagles have pick 22.
Some of the top names on the board this year are quarterbacks Johnny Manziel of Texas Tech, Blake Bortles of Central Florida and Teddy Bridgewater of Louisville.
Each team has 10 minutes in the first round to make a selection. A year ago the first round consumed three hours and 33 minutes.
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