2:27 AM EDT, Fri April 28, 2017
Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

10 players still available who Cowboys will be eyeing in second, third rounds of NFL draft

FRISCO - The Dallas Cowboys got their man Thursday night. They targeted a defensive end in the first round and came away with Michigan's Taco Charlton at pick No. 28.Now onto the second and third rounds of the draft Friday night in Philadelphia.Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the club would like to draft a cornerback with their second-round pick to boost a secondary that saw four of its top players leave for other teams in free agency.Here are 10 players - all of whom were among the Cowboys' 29 pre-draft visitors to The Star - who are still available and possible targets...

CSN Philly

Quick Slants: Round 1 of the NFL draft

After an exciting first day of the NFL draft, Reuben Frank and Barrett Brooks stay up late to break down the Eagles taking Derek Barnett with 14th pick.

East Bay Times

NFL Draft: McKenzie knows Raiders needs entering Day 2

After using their No. 1 pick on Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley, the Raiders should still be focusing on adding more defensive pieces on day two of the NFL Draft.

LA Times

Rams are ready to make their first pick of draft after sitting out opening round

They could only sit and watch as 32 players came off the board Thursday night during the first round of the NFL draft. The Rams did not have a first-round pick — one of the costs of last year’s trade to the top of the draft to select quarterback Jared Goff — so Rams general manager Les Snead and...

CSN Bay Area

49ers 'ecstatic' with first-day draft haul

SANTA CLARA The 49ers began Thursday with the No. 2 overall pick in the draft.When his first day as 49ers general manager reached its conclusion, John Lynch had selected two of the three top players on his draft board and picked up additional third-round picks for this year and next year.After Myles Garrett, the 49ers top-rated prospect, was the Cleveland Browns selection at No. 1 overall, the 49ers traded back one spot with the Chicago Bears. The 49ers still got their No. 2-rated prospect, Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas.

San Diego Union-Tribune

NFL Draft 2017: Best remaining prospects

There are plenty of talented players left after an exciting first day of the NFL Draft in Philadelphia. Here are my top prospects available for today’s round two and three: 1. Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida St. Multiple arrests (no convictions), three shoulder surgeries since high school and 13 career...

Seattle Times

Risky draft move: Seahawks’ trades out of 1st round put brain trust in the heat

The Seahawks went from having six draft picks to 10 — in Pete Carroll’s words, an “exquisite” outcome. But they had better hit on a good share of those picks.

Fort-Worth Star Telegram

Jerry Jones: Envious of Philly, wants DFW to host NFL draft

Jerry Jones wants to bring the NFL draft to North Texas. Seeing thousands of fans in Philadelphia for the event on Thursday night just made him more envious and more …

LA Times

The Browns deal their way through a surprising first round of NFL draft

Cleveland hocks. The barter-happy Browns zigged and zagged their way through the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, making two trades and three selections, stuffing their pockets with future picks. The team’s chief strategist, Mr. Moneyball Paul Podesta, was a wheeling-and-dealing phenom,...

Denver Post

PHOTOS: 2017 NFL draft first-round picks

Photos of the 2017 NFL draft first round selections Thursday, April 27, 2017 in no particular order.

CSN Houston

Steelers Draft TJ Watt With 30th Selection

PHILADELPHIA (CBS HOUSTON) – The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Wisconsin linebacker TJ Watt with the 30th selection in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. Watt is the younger brother of Houston Texans defensive end […]

Akron Beacon Journal

2017 NFL Draft: After quarterback-free first round, Browns exec Sashi Brown says he may trade for veteran QB

BEREA: The Browns became the first team to pick three players in the opening round of the NFL Draft since 2013, but none of those prospects is a quarterback.They selected Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett at No. 1 overall, Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers at No. 25 and Miami tight end David Njoku at No. 29. But the franchise that has started 26 quarterbacks since 1999 had a QB-free first round for the third consecutive year and the second time during this regime’s tenure.Yet it also may have further set itself up to trade for a veteran at the sport’s most important position by...

NFL

Labriola on Day 1 of the NFL Draft

A weird start to Round 1 ended with the Steelers doing what they set out to do.

Green Bay Press-Gazette

T.J. Watt: What scouts are saying

Here’s what NFL personnel people told the Journal Sentinel’s Bob McGinn about Wisconsin's T.J. Watt before the draft:       

Atlanta Falcons

McKinley Fulfills Lifelong Promise to Late Grandmother

Takkarist McKinley brought something special with him when he took the stage on Thursday night as heard his name called with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Live at 1 p.m.: Packers chat with Pete Dougherty

Submit your questions for Pete's chat at 1 p.m. Friday between Days 1 and 2 of the NFL draft.       

CSN Chicago

Bears trade to draft Mitch Trubisky No. 2 makes biggest statement on GM Ryan Pace

Mitchell Trubiskys makeup may take a little time to discern at the NFL level. Ryan Pace? No, his nature has now been pretty emphatically revealed

Times-Picayune

In need of defense, Saints throw curveball with pick of OL Ryan Ramczyk at No. 32

The New Orleans Saints drafted Wisconsin tackle Ryan Ramcyzk with the last pick of the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft

Colts Insider | Indianapolis Star

Insider: Dominoes fell and Malik Hooker dropped to Colts

A series of shocking twists and turns paved the way for the Colts to draft Malik Hooker         

CSN Chicago

Bears will not have quarterback competition: ‘Glennon is our starter’

The Bears aggressive decision to trade up and draft Mitchell Trubisky with the No. 2 pick wont create a quarterback competition this summer and fall, general

NFL

Oakland Raiders Add Secondary Depth With Selection Of Gareon Conley

With the No. 24 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders selected cornerback Gareon Conley.

Chronicle-Telegram

NFL Draft: Browns still looking to "solidify" QB position after Bears trade up and take Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2

BEREA -- Mitchell Trubisky didn’t last until the Browns’ second pick at No. 12. He wasn’t even around at No. 5, where the Browns were expected to try to trade up to land the North Carolina quarterback and Mentor native.

CSN Chicago

Bears Talk Podcast: Reacting to acquisition of QB Mitch Trubisky

In the latest Bears Talk Podcast, the crew reacts to GM Ryan Pace's decision to trade up for and draft QB Mitch Trubisky with the No. 2 overall pick.

CSN Bay Area

Conley: Raiders first-round selection '10 times more special' after off-field issues

ALAMEDA Gareon Conleys name has been sullied, at least temporarily. He feared it would be long enough to send him free falling down the NFL draft.The Ohio State cornerback and top-15 prospect was accused of rape stemming from an April 9 incident in Cleveland, an allegation he called completely false.The Raiders clearly believe him. Thats why they drafted him No. 24 overall on Thursday evening, and expect him to be a long-term solution in their secondary.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

10 things you might not know about Taco Charlton: from basketball being his first love to an awesome tattoo

Here are 10 things you might not know about the Dallas Cowboys' first round pick of the 2017 NFL draft, Taco Charlton.1. Why he goes by TacoHis real name? Vidauntae Charlton. But everyone knows him as Taco. How'd he get that nickname?There's no apparent reason behind it. He says his grandmother gave him the nickname and it stuck. 2. He grew up right next to Ohio StateCharlton is a Michigan Man who grew up right next to enemy territory. He was actually born in Columbus, home of the rival Ohio State Buckeyes, and grew up in Pickerington, Ohio, which is about 20 miles southeast of Ohio...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Is Taco Charlton too slow to excel with the Cowboys?

In a first round filled with surprise picks, at least one absurd trade and a focus on offense even in a draft that was short on superstar skill players, the Cowboys stayed the course. They did a favor for jokesters and headline writers but, otherwise, the pick of Taco Charlton at 28 was the most likely move Dallas could have made.This is a team that, with the exception of the Byron Jones pick from Connecticut two years ago, has kept its focus on the big-time Power Five football schools the last few years. First-round picks from USC, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, LSU, Ohio State and now Michigan...

Cleveland Browns seriously considering Mitch Trubisky at 1

With two first round picks in the draft, the Cleveland Browns have a serious decision to make if they want to find their QB of the future this year.

Ben Roethlisberger denies asking Steelers for TE

Ben Roethlisberger has released a statement saying that he didn't ask the Pittsburgh Steelers to draft a tight end. However, could this be a tactic to avoid upsetting fellow teammates?

Will Ben Roethlisberger bolt if Steelers draft young QB?

There are some big name NFL quarterbacks who are entering the final years of their career, which means it's time for teams to draft a young quarterback.