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 Amukamaraand more on Jameis Winstongoing No. 1, and his absence:

Rams defensive end Chris Longon letting the haters have it:

Troll game on a thousand

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 1, 2015

Rays 3B Evan Longoriaand more on Roger Goodellannouncing Marcus “Marioto” as the No. 2 pick:

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkinsand LB Emmanuel Achoon the Eagles not trading up for Mariota:

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

Former NFL offensive lineman Mark Schlerethon the Jets drafting defense:

Chris Longand Pat McAfeeon the legend of Mel Kiper Jr.:

Mel Kiper is off to a strong start. Robust and constant movement. Expressive.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 1, 2015

Former NFL linebackers Scott Shanleand Shawne Merrimanon #ThatAwkwardMoment:

Panthers tight end Greg Olsonon 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:

Oh the unspoken struggle that must occur behind the scenes at these in home draft parties to see who gets to sit in the camera frame.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 1, 2015