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4hTodd McShay

McShay: Final 2016 NFL mock draft

Before the first round gets rolling on Thursday, Todd McShay takes one more stab at predicting the picks. Watch the NFL draft unfold live on ESPN and WatchESPN at 8 p.m. ET.

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2hScott Burnside

More on the line this time for Crosby, Ovechkin

After years of battling head-to-head to see who the better player is, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby enter their second-round matchup with each looking to cement his legacy as a champion.

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7hMiguel Delaney and Jim Caple

Debate: Best way to crown a champion

Leagues like the NBA and NHL determine their champions in a way that is quite different from a circuit like the Premier League. Which system is better? Read the debate and cast your vote.

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1dBill Barnwell

Barnwell: The sneaky success of the second-round QB

QBs drafted early in Round 2 recently have been more successful than those drafted later in Round 1. The opportunity cost makes second-tier prospects like Christian Hackenberg a worthwhile bet.

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Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

A little over an hour away from the No. 1 pick being taken right here.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

L.A. is a city of transplants. So it's no surprise a few daring fans have already taken the opportunity to kick off a rivalry with the returning Rams' longtime fans.

ESPN Staff Now 

Those shoes look about as tough as Ole Miss OT Laremy Tunsil -- gold spikes on the feet of the guy who could be the first OL taken in the draft.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan has an affinity for Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg, I'm told. If the Jets take Hackenberg at 20, it would break the Internet. Chances are, he's a second-day option for the Jets.

Heather Burns ESPN.com 

Since 2000, the most successful first-round draft picks in terms of number of Pro Bowlers are the first, ninth and 24th draft picks. Each of those picks have produced 10 Pro Bowlers in that span.

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Chris Fallica ESPN Staff Writer 

Jared Goff could join this list of Pac-12 players to be selected 1st overall - '12 Andrew Luck, '03 Carson Palmer, '96 Keyshawn Johnson, '93 Drew Bledsoe, '92 Steve Emtman, '89 Troy Aikman, '83 John Elway

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Chris Sprow ESPN.com 

The draft stage? "I want a fine shammy!"

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions are having a draft party tonight at their facility and have a very long line of valets to park cars. Seriously.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The real action for the Bears is happening 30 miles from Draft Town at the team's suburban facility where the brain trust mulls over who to take at No. 11. Options for the Bears could include: Clemson's Shaq Lawson, UCLA's Myles Jack, Louisville's Sheldon Rankins or Michigan State's Jack Conklin.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

The ESPN crew gets ready for Day 1 of the NFL draft.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

The line of Rams' faithful has more than quadrupled in the past hour.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Unscientific poll: Eric Dickerson the most widely worn jersey at fan rally.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

After a 20 year absence, fans are excited and taking photos of other excited fans.

ESPN Staff Now 

Ezekiel Elliott is a popular guy in Chicago. As he strolled down the red carpet one Bears super fan screamed out "You're looking at the No. 11 pick, baby!" Will Elliott still be there at 11 for the Bears?

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ESPN Staff Now 

Ezekiel Elliott with the draft's boldest fashion statement.

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Teams to watch in 2016 NFL Draft
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Todd McShay, Adam Schefter, Tim Hasselbeck and Tedy Bruschi share the teams they are most intrigued by entering the NFL draft.

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Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Upon using the first overall pick on a quarterback tonight, the Los Angeles Rams will need to delete a quarterback from the roster. That's expected to be Nick Foles. The team is hopeful that a trade can come together over the next couple of days after other teams pick and miss out on quarterbacks they like in the draft. A late-round pick is the most likely compensation.

Will the 49ers draft a player from the SEC?
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Bob Holtzman joins The Paul Finebaum Show to break down possibilities for the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL draft.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Green-covered Garden.

What are GMs doing the day of NFL draft?
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Mark Dominik explains the last-minute preparations for general managers leading up to the NFL draft and what it's like for teams picking later in the round.

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Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

These are the first fans to line up for the Rams' draft party at LA Live tonight. They arrived at 10 a.m. with doors opening at 3:30 p.m. Rams legend Eric Dickerson stopped by to say hello earlier.

Maddon: Wrigley Field is essence of baseball
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Take a tour of the Cubs' hallowed field with manager Joe Maddon and Hannah Storm.

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Shelley Smith SportsCenter correspondent 

Only in LA would they put out white couches for an NFL draft party!

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Todd McShay's final 2016 NFL mock draft
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Before the first round gets rolling on Thursday, Todd McShay takes one more stab at predicting the picks. Watch the NFL draft unfold live on ESPN and WatchESPN at 8 p.m. ET. Mock draft (Insider)

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