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NFL Draft Edition
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The 2015 NFL Draft kicked off with the first round Thursday night from Chicago, and while there weren’t a lot of surprises, there was plenty of intrigue and excitement, and players took to Twitter to react to the best — and worst — from Round 1 of the NFL Draft.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Colts punter Pat McAfee on the wait finally being over:


Giants cornerback
Prince Amukamara and more on Jameis Winston going No. 1, and his absence:


Rams defensive end Chris Long on letting the haters have it:


Rays 3B Evan Longoria and more on Roger Goodell announcing Marcus “Marioto” as the No. 2 pick:


Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and LB Emmanuel Acho on the Eagles not trading up for Mariota:

Jaguars defensive end Jared Odrick on No. 3 overall pick Dante Fowler’s draft night attire:


Former NFL offensive lineman Mark Schlereth on the Jets drafting defense:


Chris Long
and Pat McAfee on the legend of Mel Kiper Jr.:

Former NFL linebackers Scott Shanle and Shawne Merriman on #ThatAwkwardMoment:


Panthers tight end Greg Olson on the hype machine:


Pat McAfee
welcomes his team’s first-round pick:


…but he’s not about to give up his jersey number:


Chris Long on the real draft-night struggle:

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