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Quarterbacks tied at the hip

For the second year in a row, and the third time since 2012, quarterbacks were selected with the top two picks in the draft.

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Teams to never reach conference finals

The Clippers' hopes of reaching the conference finals for the first time are fading. However, if both Charlotte and Toronto advance out of the first round on Friday, one of the two will reach the ECF for the first time.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

As he hoped, new Rams QB Jared Goff will get to wear the No. 16 with the Los Angeles Rams. Goff grew up a big fan of Niners quarterback Joe Montana and has worn the number all of his football playing life as a tribute to his favorite player.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams quarterback Jared Goff on Yasiel Puig's offer to show him around town: "I will take him up on that offer." Jeff Fisher chimes in "This is going to be a good answer, we talked about this one."

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Rams quarterbacks Vince Ferragamo and Jim Everett welcomed new quarterback Jared Goff to Los Angeles on Friday.

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Can Blazers close out Clippers?

According to ESPN's BPI, Portland has a 63 percent chance to win the series against Los Angeles. The Trail Blazers are 9-0 all-time in potential series-clinching postseason home games in best-of-7 series.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams general manager Les Snead greets quarterback Jared Goff as he arrives at the team's LA Live draft headquarters. Goff will meet the media in a little less than an hour.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA is celebrating Kenny Clark's first-round selection (Green Bay) with digital billboards like this one around Los Angeles.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

New Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff has arrived in Los Angeles. He's set to meet the media for the first time at 5:30 p.m. ET. Goff is likely to be the only drafted player to be talking about the Rams choosing him on Friday as they have no picks in rounds two or three after trading up from No. 15 to No. 1 with the Tennessee Titans earlier this month. They have four picks remaining, two in the fourth round and two in the sixth round.

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Jumping the gun on quarterbacks

Selecting a quarterback on Day 1 isn't always a successful strategy. Since 2011, quarterbacks selected on Day 2 have combined for a higher win percentage and more playoff victories than their first-round counterparts.

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What's next for Boudreau, Ducks?

Following the Anaheim Ducks' firing of Bruce Boudreau, Craig Custance explores who the Ducks will hire, and where Boudreau will land.

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Round 2: Cravens best fit for Chiefs at 59

Our Insiders take a look at how tonight's Round 2 should play out if every team was drafting purely for best fit. They think Kansas City should draft S Su'a Cravens, who would be a strong fit at strong safety next to Eric Berry. Round 2 best fits mock draft (Insider)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Nothing official yet but there's a good chance Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, who did not play in Game 5, could start Game 6.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin did not make the trip. They will be watching Game 6 in Los Angeles.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

DeAndre Jordan: "We've been unlucky this season."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Blazers are getting ready to close out the Clippers in Rip City tonight.