Impact playmakers at inside linebacker are hard to come by, but the 49ers think they’ve found one in former Alabama standout Reuben Foster, trading up to select him with the 31st pick in the 2017 NFL draft.
The former five-star recruit’s stock surged with a stellar 2016, highlighted by his leadersh …See the original posting at Will Reuben Foster be the next Vontaze Burfict for the 49ers?
There is an ample amount of manufactured drama involved with any production the NFL puts on, including plenty of drama with the draft.
But sometimes, even if that drama is manufactured, it ends up becoming a cool moment. That was the case with new Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who was handed a …See the original posting at WATCH: Deshaun Watson is brought to tears reading letter from mom at the draft
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“I’m glad he didn’t run him over,” Mr. Watters said. “Also, I’m going to be taking a vacation with my family, so I’m not going to be here tomorrow and Friday. But I’ll be back on Monday, so try not to miss me too much.”
“Saturday also?” asked Kimberly Guilfoyle, a co-host.
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Cleveland’s selection of Texas A&M; defensive end Myles Garrett with the first pick of the NFL draft was no surprise.
- Cleveland Browns: Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M
Garrett had 31 career sacks for the Aggies, ranking second on the school’s all-time list to Von Miller. A leg injury caused Garret …See the original posting at 2017 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick recap of the first round
Mitchell Trubisky was North Carolina’s starter for just one season, and now he’ll focus on becoming the starter eventually for the Chicago Bears, after being selected with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 draft. The Bears traded up from the third overall pick to get him. Trubisky is expected to sit and le …See the original posting at Big risk Mitchell Trubisky could be answer at QB for Bears
The 49ers kept it local with the No. 3 pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday night, trading down one slot with the Chicago Bears — and collecting three additional picks in the process.
Here’s what the Twitterverse had to say about it:
Quick thoughts: John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan pull of a “wow” move a …See the original posting at The 49ers take Stanford’s Solomon Thomas: Social media reaction
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After a pair of small trades in both directions, the San Francisco 49ers departed the first day of the NFL draft with a decidedly different-looking defense than the one that was among the worst in the league in 2016.
To help start Thursday night’s fireworks, the Niners moved …See the original posting at John Lynch of San Francisco 49ers ‘ecstatic’ about landing Solomon Thomas, Reuben Foster on Day 1 of NFL draft
This was shaping up to be the biggest night in Jonathan Allen’s still young life.
It just lasted a little longer than expected.
After being in the discussion for the No. 1 pick weeks ago, Alabama’s national defensive player of the year waited more than two hours to hear his name called Thursday ni …See the original posting at Jonathan Allen drafted later than expected, going to hometown Washington
PHILADELPHIA — On Thursday afternoon, the Logan Hotel downtown here buzzed with the over-gelled opportunists who tend to beehive around top prospects. Lingering in the lobby of the player’s hotel at the NFL draft, there were more ripped jeans than an H&M outlet, more fast talkers than a three-card m …See the original posting at NFL draft 2017: Bears, Browns will regret letting Deshaun Watson go