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National Football League draft: Browns take Garrett, Bears trade up for Trubisky

Thursday night, the Browns remained true to that plan. Garrett was not on hand, but promised Cleveland fans "great things are coming". Cleveland finished with just 26 sacks in 2016. This pick shows that the Bears clearly have their eyes on building for the long-term instead of trying to put all their efforts towards earning as many wins as possible in 2017.


Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

Mahomes passed for more than 500 yards three more times as a junior. The Bears switched places with the 49ers, from third to second . Would Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch make for a coach and GM that could build around Mahomes? The Panthers, eager to get back to the form that won them the 2015 NFC title, got a versatile running back from Stanford who also can play receiver and return kicks.



Raiders Officially Acquire Marshawn Lynch Through Trade With Seahawks

If Lynch passes that physical as expected, the two teams will swap late round picks on Wednesday. That formality was taken care of by Wednesday morning , according to NFL Network reporters Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. Daniel Mano of Mercury News reported that Lynch will owe the Seahawks $2.5 million in pro-rated signing bonus. I'm also looking forward to Lynch playing for the Raiders given that he is from Oakland and still seems to spend the majority of his time there.



Wenger: Arsenal must win every game to finish in top four

You could see that one some occasions, we were a bit over-cautious tonight. "We knew we'd face a direct game and recently we've been punished on that", Wenger told Sky Sports . We were vulnerable. Confidence in life goes away quickly but comes back slowly. We pushed them back, and you're just thinking the ball is going to bounce in the right area.



David Njoku: David Njoku: Third TE drafted in first round

The NFL Draft Thursday night in Philadelphia, but the outdoor fan festival that accompanies the Draft is already open. He was considered a fringe first-round prospect and Melifonwu should be selected early on Friday when the second round begins, while fellow Londoner Jermaine Eluemunor could also possibly be a day-two pick.



NFL Draft 2017: SEC dominates first round with 12 picks

For much of the round, it was an offensive draft, although the breakdown wound up 19-13 on defense, including strings of six and five defenders from the 13th pick onward. In the end, none of it was enough to drop Peppers out of the first round, making him the highest-drafted MI football player in the 2017 NFL Draft. Though he was bothered by injuries last season, at times he was unblockable in the SEC.