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Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Keim said the Cardinals "sweated it out for sure" while waiting to see if Nkemdiche would be available at 29th.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers GM Tom Telesco says Joey Bosa has been the team's No. 1 guy since September. At 6-5 and 280 pounds, he won't have to gain weight, but at 20 years old will fill out naturally.

Nkemdiche should flourish in Arizona

The Cardinals first-round draft pick, former Ole Miss DT Robert Nkemdiche, was the No. 1 overall recruit in 2013 ESPN 300.


Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

General manager John Dorsey said not having a third-round pick played no factor in decision to trade down.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said receiver Josh Doctson reminds him of his former receiver in CIncinnati, A.J. Green. Gruden said, "He has the same type of body control and the ability to high point" the ball. #Waspick

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers GM Dave Gettleman likes the rotation he will have with DT Vernon Butler with Kawann Short and Star Lotulelei. "You can't have too many guys at one position."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan (left) said they talked to teams about trading up. Sounds like they were worried about the Bills taking LB Darron Leev at 19, but the Bills picked DE Shaq Lawson. The Jets stayed at 20 and got their man.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

On Colin Kaepernick, John Elway said: "we're probably over with Kaepernick."

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs can cover a lot of ground with nine picks in the draft's final six rounds. The Chiefs have three of top 105 picks after sending first-rounder to 49ers. Previously, they had two of top 125.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the Bengals pick so far through Round 1: William Jackson III, CB, Houston, 24th overall. Their next pick is No. 55 in the second round Friday.

Lynch emotional after getting drafted

Former Memphis QB Paxton Lynch showed some emotion after the defending Super Bowl champion Broncos took him 26th overall.


Seahawks select Germain Ifedi at No. 31

Seattle has chosen former Texas A&M OT Germain Ifedi with the 31st and final pick of the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. Full draft coverage

McShay scouting report: Vernon Butler

Get to know the newest Panther, No. 30 overall pick Vernon Butler. Todd McShay breaks down the former Louisiana Tech defensive tackle.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Panthers' picks so far through Round 1: Vernon Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech, 30th overall. Their next pick is No. 62 in the second round on Friday.

Panthers pick Vernon Butler at No. 30

Carolina has selected former Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler with the 30th pick of the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

Room to grow for Kenny Clark

The Packers' first-round draft pick, former UCLA DT Kenny Clark, will add depth and versatility to Green Bay's defensive line.


Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Can't question the talent with DT Robert Nkemdiche. Top 10 ability. Could be a steal for the Cardinals at the end of the first round.

Broncos banking their future on Lynch

The Broncos traded up five spots to No. 26 to select former Memphis QB Paxton Lynch.


Burns adds playmaking ability to Pittsburgh

The Steelers added a much-needed reinforcement to their defense with first-round draft pick, former Miami CB Artie Burns.


Cardinals select Nkemdiche at No. 29

Arizona has taken the former Ole Miss DE Robert Nkemdiche with the 29th pick of the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

How will Ezekiel Elliott fit with the Cowboys? "I think I can be a bell cow running back," he said. "I think late in the fourth quarter or on third down you know no one's going to have anything to worry about when you run that clock out."

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

The 49ers ranked 31st in my good run blocking rate metric. Joshua Garnett will help improve that rank.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs now have two second-round picks, the other coming from San Francisco. They also received fourth and sixth round picks from the 49ers.

49ers choose Joshua Garnett at No. 28

San Francisco traded up for Kansas City's pick at No. 28 and took former Stanford guard Joshua Garnett in the 2016 NFL draft. Results & analysis

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Cardinals stay at 29th, they have a bevy of defensive linemen to choose from, including Alabama's Jarran Reed and A'Shawn Robinson.