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After a relatively dull first round last year, Thursday night’s affair in Chicago was a lot spicier, featured more trades and quite a bit of controversy
and drama. Nick Bjugstad Jersey . Draft round-up All the news as Goff is picked at No 1 Laremy Tunsil had a rather embarrassing video of
him leaked to the media 10 minutes before the start of the Draft, Myles Jack
dropped like a stone due to concerns over his knee and Paxton Lynch soared all
the way to the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos. So here are six thoughts on
six moves made in Chicago in round one.Tunsils nightmare evening Laremy Tunsil
drops to No 13 pick It was one of the more bizarre draft nights. Minutes before
the NFL Draft kicked off, a video emerged on Tunsils Twitter page appearing to
show him smoking through a gas mask. As an unnamed team general manager said
last night: He looked like Hannibal Lecter and were taking him off our board.One
team after another passed on Tunsil, who was expected to go first overall a few
weeks back. Baltimore had a major offensive tackle need, but preferred Ronnie
Stanley. Tennessee traded back up to fill their tackle need but took Jack
Conklin and the Giants - desperate for offensive line help - preferred
cornerback Eli Apple.Tunsils first NFL contract will total around $13million,
but it would have been in the $23-25m range had he gone in the top five.Jacks
nightmare evening Myles Jacks evening didnt get better after his arrival There
is a theme developing here and its what makes the NFL Draft such great drama. It
is a soap opera and we get to witness it all as dreams are realised and
childhood hopes are dashed.Myles Jack, of UCLA, is one of the best five players
in this draft yet he will wake up in Chicago without an NFL home knowing 31 guys
were chosen ahead of him. That is going to be a tough pill to swallow and it
made for an embarrassing and frustrating few hours for this high-energy
defender.The unconfirmed worry is that Jack has a degenerative knee issue and
might not make it past his first NFL contract. Those are sentiments he backed up
himself the day before the draft, admitting he might not last long in the
NFL.Jack was trying to make a bad situation good and he made it worse. He can
never erase what was a nightmare evening in Chicago.Jaguars win big Jalen Ramsey
holds up a jersey with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell The way the dominoes fell
at the top of the NFL Draft worked out very well indeed for the London-bound
Jacksonville Jaguars. Jalen Ramsey is a special talent who can play cornerback,
slot corner and safety in the NFL and he can play all three very well.The Jags
are gearing up for a play-off run this season if they can keep their momentum
going. I expect them to make several more defensive picks in the next two days
as general manager Dave Caldwell wants to address and upgrade a unit that ranked
31st in scoring defence last year.Ramsey is as clean a prospect as they come on
and off the field and I cannot wait to see him in action in London later this
year. I think he could be a quality and versatile defensive back in todays
pass-happy NFL.Late quarterback drama NFL Draft top pick Jared Goff tells
Richard Graves hes ready for the pressure The top of the NFL Draft was already
set to the point where were not really talking about Jared Goff and Carson Wentz
all that much this morning. But there was a late talking point in round one as
the Super Bowl champions Denver Broncos traded up to grab Paxton Lynch from
Memphis.Lynch can eventually be a good fit for the Broncos because he can roll
out and throw out of the pocket, which is what head coach Gary Kubiak likes but
could never do with Peyton Manning at the helm.But Lynch is likely not ready for
2016 and even 2017 is a push. He has some developing to do and is a patient
young man being well-guided by former super-agent Leigh Steinberg. That means
the Broncos are likely to have Mark Sanchez babysit the role in 2016, unless
they make a move for another veteran passer.But there is no doubt that Denver
see Lynch as their quarterback of the future.Jerry gets his man! Ezekiel Elliott
was chosen by the Cowboys Jerry Jones likes star power as the owner of the
Dallas Cowboys and he certainly got that in abundance on Thursday evening as his
team selected Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott.The position is a little
rich for a running back, but not if you think youre getting a special one.
Elliott has all the tools to be a generational player and somebody around whom
the Cowboys can build their attack for years to come.Dallas didnt have to give
up extra picks like some teams did to get players they coveted. They simply had
to part with their fourth overall selection and Elliott, who can run, catch and
block, is worth the effort.He will take some pressure off quarterback Tony Romo,
who soon turns 37 and is coming off a nightmare season in which he twice broke
the same collarbone.You like that! Kirk Cousins compares fellow QBs at a Fan
Forum in London On the night of the NFL Draft, Sky Sports aired a Fan Forum with
Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins. Kirk is a great guy and is growing
to be quite a quarterback - and he could be even better in 2016 after his team
selected wide receiver Josh Doctson, who I felt was the best wideout available.I
didnt think Washington would target a receiver. I didnt think they needed
another receiving target as their passing attack took off in the second half of
2015 with DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon and Jordan Reed playing big
roles.Washington had bigger needs, including needing additional secondary help
even following the Josh Norman signing, and could have upgraded their offensive
line a little more.But Washington wanted to add more weapons around a developing
quarterback and it certainly puts more pressure on Jackson and Garcon to
maintain a high level of play this season. The Redskins are going to be fun to
watch when they head to London later this year. Also See: Rams make Goff their
No 1 pick WATCH: Tunsil admits mistake NFL Draft: Goff v Wentz Spences road to
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the Month for December, the league announced Friday.ARLINGTON, Texas - Interim
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interview beginning next week in their search for Ron Washingtons full-time
replacement.The Rangers announced their interview plans Friday. The team also
said the Arizona Diamondbacks have requested and were granted permission to
speak to Bogar about their managerial vacancy.Bogar, who joined the Rangers last
off-season as their bench coach, had a 14-8 record as interim manager after
Washington resigned for personal reasons Sept. 5.Texas also announced plans to
interview Pittsburgh bench coach Jeff Banister, Cleveland bullpen coach Kevin
Cash, Boston bench coach Torey Lovullo, Chicago White Sox thirrd base coach Joe
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during the ongoing process.Daniels says he and Bogar have already had several
extensive conversations in advance of the formal interview process Bogar will
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