The Chirp

NFL Draft Edition

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: