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NFL draft: Follow every pick live

Quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz went with the first two picks. Track every pick of the NFL draft with real-time reaction. Watch it all live on ESPN & WatchESPN.

Goff is the new face of the Rams franchise (0:36)
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16dKevin van Valkenburg

Does Carson Wentz really add up to $20M?

If North Dakota State's Carson Wentz is selected at No. 2, it will represent one of the greatest gambles in modern draft history. Yet the compliments and the hype just keep building.

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Live blog: What is fantasy value of Goff, Wentz?

Want instant fantasy analysis of first-round NFL draft selections soon after they are made? Mike Clay provides his thoughts on relevant players and their values for 2016 and beyond.

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2dElizabeth Merrill

How Jaylon Smith became a hopeful mystery

Once considered a top-five pick, the surest thing in the NFL draft has gone from a certainty to an unknown. But the former Notre Dame star linebacker and his surgeon are teeming with optimism.

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NFL Draft trade tracker

A full look at all the moves made during the NFL Draft, broken down by team.

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Should NFL teams worry about Robert Nkemdiche?

Once considered to be a lock for the top five, the talented but enigmatic Robert Nkemdiche can't fathom how buying a panther might be an issue for NFL teams.

10dSeth Wickersham

Should NFL teams worry about Robert Nkemdiche?

Once considered to be a lock for the top five, the talented but enigmatic Robert Nkemdiche can't fathom how buying a panther might be an issue for NFL teams.

Rams, Eagles and Chargers to kick off NFL Draft (2:12)
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Picking the best draft pick ever for all 32 NFL teams

NFL Nation reporters pick the top draft pick of all time for every team. There are Hall of Famers galore, including Barry Sanders and Lawrence Taylor, plus three current quarterbacks.


Cowboys select Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4

The first running back is off the board as Dallas has taken Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth pick in the 2016 NFL draft. Former OSU teammate Joey Bosa went No. 3 overall. Draft results & analysis

Wentz's skills will translate to the NFL

Carson Wentz’s physicality, arm strength and mobility are key traits that got the Eagles to take the former North Dakota State QB with the No. 2 pick in the draft.


Todd McShay ESPN Senior Writer 

Joey Bosa to the Chargers surprised just about everyone, but I love this pick. Forget about fit -- San Diego will make Bosa fit in its 3-4 scheme. He has the quickness, power and savvy you see from all the best pass-rushers.

Mike Sando ESPN Senior Writer 

The AFC West was loaded with pass-rushers before the Chargers selected Joey Bosa. That puts a pressure on offensive linemen in that division.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Joey Bosa to the Chargers takes one Ohio State player off the board. I didn't expect him to last until eight when the Browns pick. Will Dallas take the second Buckeye in RB Ezekiel Elliott?

McShay scouting report: Joey Bosa

Get to know the newest Charger, No. 3 overall pick Joey Bosa. Todd McShay breaks down the former Ohio State defensive end.


Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Now that San Diego has picked Joey Bosa, the Cowboys are on the clock with the fourth pick. Is it Ezekiel Elliott or Jalen Ramsey? Or do the Cowboys make surprise move?

Phil Sheridan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles immediately handed out these Carson Wentz press releases on thick paper. Don't think they had Jared Goff releases ready.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

The Broncos had their collective eye on Carson Wentz before the 2015 season and he was the top quarterback in the team's evaluations. But they'll not make a pick until hours after Wentz went to the Eagles.

Todd McShay ESPN Senior Writer 

Eagles coach Doug Pederson and staff are well-equipped to develop a young QB. I know some Philly fans were upset with the trade. They won't be in a few years.

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Now the draft gets interesting for fantasy, especially for Ezekiel Elliott. If it's Dallas, wow.

Goff is the new face of the Rams franchise

Field Yates breaks down the Rams' first-round draft choice Jared Goff, saying that St. Louis believes its running game will help the former Cal QB's transition.


Chargers select Joey Bosa at No. 3

San Diego went with the former Ohio State DE Joey Bosa with the third overall pick. Draft results & analysis

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Minutes after the NFL Draft began, the Patriots posted a picture of the back of Tom Brady's jersey on Instagram. The team's Twitter avatar is also the same picture of Brady's jersey. A coincidence or a subtle form of public protest on a night they don't have a first-round pick because of Deflategate penalties? The latter seems like a safe guess.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Here's the first card that Roger Goodell read from tonight

Todd McShay ESPN Senior Writer 

Jared Goff is more pro-ready right now, but I think Carson Wentz can be as good or better. Wentz has exceptional mental makeup. He's big and mobile. Yes, he only started 23 games at the FCS level, but don't be fooled by low-hanging fruit.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

With Wentz to the Eagles, think upside and development. Wentz has all the tools you want at the position given his size, arm strength and athletic ability on tape. In Philadelphia, Wentz gets that time to work through the learning curve. And he could be a star in the future.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers on the clock. Ideally, GM Tom Telesco would like to trade down. But if there is no interest, Jalen Ramsey, DeForest Buckner and Ronnie Stanley make sense at No.3.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

New Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff walked on to the stage with Tupac's "California Love" playing in the background. Fitting for the Rams' return to LA and for him as a native of Novato, Calif.

McShay scouting report: Carson Wentz

Todd McShay breaks down film of the Eagles' newest member. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the No. 2 pick?


Eagles take Carson Wentz at No. 2

After trading with the Browns for the No. 2 pick last week, the Eagles landed North Dakota State's Carson Wentz as their QB of the future. Draft results & analysis

Rams select QB Goff with 1st pick

The St. Louis Rams select QB Jared Goff out of California with the first pick.