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NFL draft: Follow every pick live

Los Angeles took Cal QB Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Carson Wentz went No. 2 to the Eagles. Track every pick with real-time reaction. Watch it all live on ESPN & WatchESPN.

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Oshie's hat trick lifts Caps to win in Game 1

T.J. Oshie's goal in overtime -- his third of the game -- propelled the Capitals to a wild win over the Penguins in the opener of their second-round series.

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Hawks roll into second round, eliminate Celtics

The Hawks opened up a close game in the first half by running away from the Celtics in the third quarter en route to a series-clinching win in Game 6.

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Broncos banking their future on Lynch

The Broncos traded up five spots to No. 26 to select former Memphis QB Paxton Lynch.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals selected DT Robert Nkemdiche. Panthers on the clock. They could go defensive tackle with Alabama's A'Shawn Robinson or Jarran Reed, or Louisiana Tech's Vernon Butler. Or they could go defensive end with Clemson's Kevin Dodd or Oklahoma State's Emmanuel Ogbah. A wild card might be Alabama running back Derrick Henry.

Cardinals select Nkemdiche at No. 29
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Arizona has taken the former Ole Miss DE Robert Nkemdiche with the 29th pick of the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

How will Ezekiel Elliott fit with the Cowboys? "I think I can be a bell cow running back," he said. "I think late in the fourth quarter or on third down you know no one's going to have anything to worry about when you run that clock out."

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

The 49ers ranked 31st in my good run blocking rate metric. Joshua Garnett will help improve that rank.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Arizona Cardinals are on the clock…

49ers choose Joshua Garnett at No. 28

San Francisco traded up for Kansas City's pick at No. 28 and took former Stanford guard Joshua Garnett in the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Cardinals stay at 29th, they have a bevy of defensive linemen to choose from, including Alabama's Jarran Reed and A'Shawn Robinson.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

This could go many ways for Chiefs, with Myles Jack complicating the decision.

Kiper scouting report: Kenny Clark

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on Green Bay's first-round pick, Kenny Clark. What are the former Bruin's biggest strengths and weaknesses?


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers got some help on defense. They took DT Kenny Clark from UCLA at No. 27.

Bengals expecting big things from Jackson
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Cincinnati first-round draft pick and former Houston CB William Jackson III led all of the NCAA in pass breakups in the 2015 season.

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Packers pick Kenny Clark at No. 27

Green Bay has selected former UCLA DT Kenny Clark with the 27th pick in the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

Treadwell fills immediate need for Vikings

The Vikings first-round draft pick, former Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell, gives QB Teddy Bridgewater an instant threat in the passing game.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL Thursday night opener between Panthers and Broncos could be Cam Newton vs rookie Paxton Lynch ... Unless Mark Sanchez has something to say about it.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Paxton Lynch fits the draft and develop narrative. He has the size and tools to play the position, but he isn't ready to take the ball as a rookie. Give him time to transition to a pro offense in Denver.

McShay scouting report: Paxton Lynch

Get to know the newest Bronco, No. 26 overall pick Paxton Lynch. Todd McShay breaks down the former Memphis quarterback.


Broncos trade up to No. 26, select Lynch

The defending Super Bowl champs traded up from No. 31 to take former Memphis QB Paxton Lynch with the 26th pick in the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

And with Miami's Artie Burns, the Steelers take a first-round cornerback for the first time since 1997.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

The Seattle Seahawks have traded the No. 26 pick to the Denver Broncos for No. 31 and No. 94 (third round). John Schneider has called this the deepest draft since he became GM. The team now has five picks in the top 100: Nos. 31, 56, 90, 94 and 97.

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Denver's not trading for Colin Kaepernick nor Sam Bradford; it has traded for Seattle's pick at No. 26 to draft a quarterback.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos traded their first-round and a third-round pick to Seahawks to make this pick.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

William Jackson has great speed, can play press and he finishes at the point of attack. Develop and improve the technique. He has all the tools to be a very good corner for the Bengals.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Denver has traded up right in front of the Packers. Seems like they're taking a quarterback, which leaves the Packers with plenty of defensive choices at No. 27.