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Brady Henderson ESPN 

Asked about the Seahawks' decision to trade Frank Clark, GM John Schneider said they were hoping to sign him to an extension but "the deal in Dallas didn't help things." Translation: DeMarcus Lawrence getting $21 million per year from the Cowboys pushed Clark's price tag beyond where Seattle was willing to go. Thus, L.J. Collier in the first round.


Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs general manager Jason Licht on Devin White: "He definitely leaves an impression that doesn't leave you."


Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Mayock talked about talent, character and leadership when it came to the Raiders' three first-round picks in DE Clelin Ferrell, RB Josh Jacobs and S Johnathan Abram. "At the end of the day, we got the guys we wanted," Mayock said.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

With the first round over, here are some names to consider for the Lions in Round 2: DB Rock Ya-Sin CB Byron Murphy CB Justin Layne DE/OLB Chase Winovich WR Deebo Samuel S Nasir Adderley WR A.J. Brown DE Jaylon Ferguson OL Dalton Risner S Deionte Thompson LB Mack Wilson WR Parris Campbell

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan didn't get a chance to meet Quinnen Williams at the combine. Held up in another meeting, Maccagnan arrived late for Williams' 15-minute interview with team offficials. Said Maccagnan: "I was walking in and he was walking out, and everybody was raving about how well he did." The GM eventually watched a tape of the interview and later met Williams on his top-30 visit. He described Williams as "very cerebral" and "humble."

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

New Steelers ILB Devin Bush plans to bring versatility to the Steelers. Coach Mike Tomlin calls him an "all situations" linebacker who can play every down. "I'm a giuy that can play sideline to sideline," Bush said. "I can cover. I can blitz. I can play the run, play the pass."

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants called Eli Manning as they made the selection of Daniel Jones. Eli's response after being told by Dave Gettleman he's their QB this year: "Let's go." Coach Pat Shurmur added the goal is for Eli to be their quarterback. Eli's job is to win games and keep Jones off the field.

Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

Rams GM Les Snead said the team went into the draft with a few favorite players who they were ready to select if they happened to fall to the Rams' pick at No. 31. Snead also fielded calls from teams interested in trading for the pick throughout the day, and ultimately traded it to the Falcons with their favorites off the board. The Rams now have a second round pick, three third-round picks, and a fourth, fifth and seventh round pick.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts GM Chris Ballard said he thought about trading out of the first round on Monday. "Best thing for us long-term," he said. The Colts will have the No. 34, 46 and 59 picks in the second round Friday. Ballard didn't rule out the possibility of making more trades over the final two days of the draft. "That 34th pick is gonna be really attractive to people,” he said. “So we'll see."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers GM Brian Gutekunst on his defensive heavy approach with OLB Rashan Gary at 12 and S Darnell Savage at 30: "It was obviously a focus of ours; we wanted to improve our defense. … I do have an offensive head coach sitting on my left the entire day in the room (but) this is one of the better defensive drafts in a long, long time."

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

The Browns had a quiet Thursday night after trading away their first-round pick to acquire WR Odell Beckham Jr. GM John Dorsey, speaking to local reporters, said there were three players he considered trading back into the first round to draft. But he considered the compensation too high. Dorsey did not identify those players but said all three were eventually drafted by other teams.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn said they were talking about the range of maybe moving up tomorrow to make a deal to get a player earlier in the second round. Quinn has done that before, notably last year with Kerryon Johnson. That there's all day to think about it "provokes more conversation" to find out what it'll take to get a guy.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots' selection of Arizona State WR N'Keal Harry with the final pick of the first round (No. 32) addresses the team's No. 1 need. Getting more weapons for Tom Brady was a top priority and the 6-foot-2, 228-pound Harry is a bigger-bodied, physical target who was a three-year starter and caught 213 passes for 2,889 yards and 22 touchdowns. He immediately becomes a key piece at a position that has a depth chart of Julian Edelman, Phillip Dorsett, Demaryius Thomas, Braxton Berrios, Bruce Ellington, Maurice Harris and Damoun Patterson.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

According to our valuations of draft slots -- based on AV over replacement -- the Giants gave up a package that was worth 74% more than the No. 30 pick they received. A pricey trade up.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn on whether or not he'll bring up the fact that he'll likely be compared to Eric Ebron: Said he might eventually bring it up but it won't be a priority. Has other things to talk with him about first. Ebron, of course, was the last Top 10 tight end for the Lions -- the last time the Lions had a Top 10 pick.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Gettleman on why Daniel Jones at No. 6: "It's a wonderful thing when need and value match." He just thinks that Jones is the right quarterback for the Giants. "Perfect."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State defensive end/outside linebacker Brian Burns wasn't kidding when he said his older brother, Stanley McClover, a seventh-round pick by Carolina in 2006, might have been more excited than him when the Panthers chose him at No. 16. A Twitter video, captured by Evan Jankens, of McClover being interviewed by ESPN's Tom Rinaldi said it all. “Carolina blue!'' McClover said as he pounded his chest. “Ain't nobody told me nothing but God. Carolina blue. I put in that word. Now it's time y'all get my little brother. Love you Carolina! Love you! Thank you, God!'' When Rinaldi asked about the raw emotion, McClover said, “I went seven rounds, 237 picks. My brother went first round, 16. I ain't got to say nothing else.''

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn: "There's a transition to every position" but said he believes in T.J. Hockenson's intelligence. Said they feel comfortable that he'll be able to pick it up. Said there were a couple of trade conversations but nothing that stood out as something he had to do.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

How patient will the Cowboys be in the second round on Friday? They hold the 58th overall pick but saw the Giants select three players in the first round, the Redskins take two and the Eagles move up three spots to take their first rounder. Will owner and general manager Jerry Jones be antsy to do something – anything – to get involved in the party?

Mel Kiper Jr. Football analyst 

The best available prospects on my board heading into Day 2: Jawaan Taylor, OT, Florida (No. 16 overall); Drew Lock, QB, Missouri (No. 21); Cody Ford, OT, Oklahoma (No. 22); Byron Murphy, CB, Washington (No. 26); Erik McCoy, C/G, Texas A&M (No. 27).

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Quick Cowboys' reaction to the New York Giants' pick of Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker, who was acquired after trading back into the first round with the Seattle Seahawks: He was the first corner to come off the board in the first round, which is something of a surprise. He had five picks and 24 pass deflections the last two years. He did not run that fast but he plays fast and the Giants had a cornerback need.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

No trades for the Saints on Thursday night. If they're going to move up for the 16th time in 13 years, it'll have to wait until Friday. As of now, they're scheduled to pick No. 62 overall, with no picks scheduled for Rounds 3 or 4. I'd rank offensive line depth, wide receiver, safety and edge rusher among their top priorities. But the later you get in the draft, it's even more about player grades than position needs.

Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

For a third consecutive year, the Rams will not make a first-round pick in the NFL draft. Instead of picking at No. 31, the Rams traded the pick, along with the 203rd selection, to the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for the 45th and 79th picks. The Rams now own a second-round pick, three third-round picks, and a fourth, fifth and seventh-round pick.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

According to our valuations of draft slots -- based on AV over replacement -- the Falcons paid a 17% premium to move up to 31 in a trade with the Rams. Los Angeles comes out ahead on average, but relative to most of the trades we see on draft day that's a fairly modest price for Atlanta to pay.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

The Seahawks take TCU defensive end L.J. Collier with the 29th overall pick, addressing what was easily their biggest need after trading Frank Clark. Seattle then traded the 30th pick to the Giants for Nos. 37, 132 and 142. The Seahawks held the 21st overall pick but traded that after five edge players came off the board in the first 16 picks.