|04.25.13 at 9:39 pm ET|
The Chargers made it three Alabama players in a row, as they followed the selections of Dee Milliner (Jets) and Chance Warmack (Titans) by selecting Crimson Tide tackle D.J. Fluker.
Fluker projects to be more of a right tackle in the NFL, but with the five big-name offensive linemen off the board, the offensive-lineman-needy Chargers had no choice but to pounce on him.
|04.25.13 at 9:27 pm ET|
The Titans rounded out the first 10 picks of the draft by selecting Alabama guard Chance Warmack 10th overall.
Warmack became the fifth offensive lineman taken and the second guard drafted in the draft’s first 10 picks. It is the first time in NFL history that five offensive linemen have gone in the top 10.
|04.25.13 at 9:17 pm ET|
The Jets may have missed out on two good fits with Barkevious Mingo and Tavon Austin being off the board, but they got their replacement for Darrelle Revis by taking Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner with the ninth overall pick Thursday.
The Jets also hold the 13th overall pick, where potential options could be Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert or West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith.
|04.25.13 at 9:09 pm ET|
The Rams traded up from the 16th overall pick to the eighth pick in a trade with the Bills Thursday night to select West Virginia receiver Tavon Austin.
Austin is a logical option for the Rams, who lost Danny Amendola to the Patriots in free agency. The 5-foot-8 4/8, 250-pounder ran a 4.30 second 40-yard dash at the Combine and projects to be a dangerous slot receiver in the NFL.
The Rams became the first team to select a skill position player, as offensive and defensive linemen went with the first seven picks.
|04.25.13 at 9:04 pm ET|
The Cardinals drafted North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper seventh overall Thursday night, making him the fourth offensive lineman selected in the first seven picks.
Arizona needed offensive line help, so the Cardinals likely would have been in on one of the top three offensive tackles had any of them been available.
|04.25.13 at 8:59 pm ET|
The Browns selected LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo with the sixth overall pick of Thursday night’s NFL Draft.
Cleveland has been a potential landing spot for one of the draft’s quarterbacks, but the Browns clearly believed the top 10 was too early for someone like Geno Smith out of West Virginia.
The 6-foot-4 2/8, 241-pound Mingo becomes the third pass-rusher drafted in the first six picks of the draft (Dion Jordan went third overall to the Dolphins and Ezekial Ansah went fifth to the Dolphins), with offensive tackles going with the other three.
|04.25.13 at 8:52 pm ET|
The Lions took a big gamble with the fifth overall pick, selecting pass-rushing project Ezekial Ansah out of BYU.
Ansah, who comes from Ghana, is a very raw and athletic prospect. He has only been playing football since 2010 after not making the basketball team. His production was limited in his first two seasons (just 10 tackles), but he had 4.5 sacks in 13 games last season.