Cleveland Browns..spend 1st pick on draft day taking Texas AM-DE-Myles Garrett-high motor pass rusher…then trades take over.
Chicago..traded into 2nd slot to get the 49ers pick-and reached for North Carolina QB-Mitch Trubisky-who started just 10-games in his career..the Bears dealt away their #1-3-4 and #3 next year in stunning move to go up just 1-slot.
49ers..choosing 3rd went for Stanford pass rusher Solomon Thomas.
Jackson..with Tom Coughlin calling the shots-drafted with LSU RB-Leonard Fournette.
Tennessee…began strong night with selection of Western Michigan WR-Corey Davis-coming off great season, but injuries.
Jets..picking 5th went for LSU big time safety-Jamal Adams.
Chargers..bypassed big names on defense to take Clemson WR-Mike Williams (98R) last year.
Carolina..8th pick-got the diverse Stanford RB-WR-Christian McCaffrey.
Cincinnati…used the 9th pick to take Washington Huskies WR-John Ross-who ran a (4.22) at the combine.
Kansas City..traded #1-#3 and next year’s #1 to get the Buffalo pick and took Texas Tech QB-Pat Mahomes.
New Orleans..fixing its woeful defense went for Ohio State CB-Marcus Lattimore-despite a history of injuries.
Houston..traded up to the 12th slot to pick Clemson QB-Deshaun Watson-giving the Browns this years #1 and next years #1.
Colts..gambled on oft-injured Ohio State S-Malik Hooker.
Washington..spent 1st round pick on Alabama NT-Jon Allen
Tennessee..used its other first round pick on USC-CB-Adoree Jackson
Tampa Bay..got TE-OJ Howard of Alabama
Raiders..selected Ohio State-CB-Geron Conley-under rape investigation
Cleveland…using later round pick took Michigan S-Jabrill Peppers.
Pittsburgh..used its late pick on Wisoncin LB-TJ Watt
49ers..grabbed Reuben Foster-LB-Alabama at end of the round.
Oklahoma RB-Joe Mixon
Florida State..RB-Dalvin Cook
Eastern Kentucky..OT-Forrest Lamp
Alabama LB-Ryan Anderson
**Go to Pro FB Notebook Page to get the entire lst round draft list
Chargers…GM Tom Telesco said this week he would ‘bypass a need’ if a special player was on the board…Clemson’s 6’4-WR-Mike Williams was that special player….Had 98R…1,361Y….11TD…with 4.5 speed this season….Chargers bypassed needs on defense…declining to take CB-Marcus Lattimore…NT-Jon Allen..S-Malik Hooker….Chargers offense loaded with skill players…Philip Rivers…RB-Melvin Gordon..WR-Keenan Allen-Tyrell Williams-Travis Benjamin-Donnie Inman-Mike Williams…plus TE-Antonio Gates-Hunter Henry….however Chargers have weaker OL than last year….and still have significant holes and depth on defense.
Eagles..QB-Carson Wentz confirms laser eye surgery-not want to play with contacts.
49ers..DT-Arik Armstead-shoulder surgery rehab-will sit out OTAs
Cowboys..Sign FA-P-Sam Hill
Padres-L-Arizona (6-2)…Jared Weaver gives up 3-more home runs in 5-innings..Chris Owing 2-solo HRs..Yasman Tomas 2R-HR…Weaver now allowed (10HR-28inn) this year…Padres now (9-15)…D-Backs now (15-9).
San Diego-San Francisco..Friday matchup..Luis Perdomo-vs-Jeff Samardzija (0-4) 7.40-ERA
Padres..Cut loose former #2 draft pick-Walker Weickel-injury issues…5Y in Class A ball…(7-21) 5.42-ERA
(Padres-Minor League Update)
El Paso..Nick Buss (.368)…Jamie Romak (.357-10HR-18RBI)..Jose Pirela (.333)…Franchy Cordero (.209)…P-Matt Magill (1.88-ERA)…Walker Lockett (5.32)..Dinelson Lamet (2-0) 0.45-ERA-28K-20Inn)…Logan Bawcom (2.38)..Phil Maton (3.86)…Carter Capps (9.82).
San Antonio..Luis Urias (.352)…Nick Schultz (.299-6HR)..Jose Rondon (.214)….P-Enyel delos Santos (2.75-ERA-19K-19Inn)…Cesar Vargas (4.70)…Raf DePaul (2.03)…Brad Wieck (2.25-12K-8inn)
Lake Elsinore..Josh Naylor (.279)…Mike Gettys (.218)..Javy Guerra (.151)…P-Chris Huffman (1.17-ERA)…Cal Quantrill (3-2) 3.38…Joey Lucchessi (0.86-27K-21inn)….Eric Lauer (3.14)…Zech Lemond (1.86)
Ft-Wayne..Jorge Ona (.305)…Hudson Potts (.224)…Fernando Tatis (.208)…P-Jess Schultens (3.04-ERA-24K-23inn)…Logan Allen (2.00)..Hansel Rodriguez (3.15)
Dodgers-W-Giants (5-1) 10-innings…Corey Seager HR…Julio Urias (5.1-inn-1R)…LA beats up Giants bullpen for 4R in 10thin
LA-Philadelphia..Friday matchup-Kenta Maeda (1-2) 8.05-vs-Zach Eflin…Maeda-last 3-starts…(14inn-14R-6HR)
Dodgers..Rich Hill throws 25P-simulated inning-with bandage on blister area on finger..no problem….may have a rehab assignment next.
Dodgers..Send P-Grant Drayton out on rehab assignment.
Angels-W-A’s (2-1)..Albert Pujols RBI-single..CJ Cron RBI-double.
Halos-Texas..Friday matchup-Tyler Skaggs-vs-Nick Martinez
Angels..Move Bud Norris into closers role-3 relievers on DL.
Yankees-W-Red Sox..Masahiro Tanaka throws 3-hitter..Matt Holliday 2RBI…Chris Sale (8inn-10K) in loss…Yankees now (13-7)
Mets-L-Atlanta…Kurt Suzuki 3R-HR..Injury ravaged Mets fall to (8-13)
Washington-W-Colorado..Nationals score 11R-in-7th inning enroute to (16-5) win..Danny Murphy-Bryce Harper combined 6H…Murphy solo HR..Harper 3R-HR..Washington (16-6).
Houston-L-Indians..Francisco Lindor 2R-HR..Edwin Encarnarcio HR
Cardinals-W-Blue Jays..Matt Carpenter Grand Slam HR in 11th..Jays now (6-15)
Marlins-L-Phillies..Jeremy Gullickson (6inn-1R)
Tigers-L-Mariners..Matt Gamel RBI-single in 9th
Rockies..Activate P-Chad Qualls
Mets..P-Noah Syndegaard-bicep tenderness
Arizona..MRI-P-Shelby Miller-fear torn elbow ligament-examine Dr. James Andrews.
Mets..P-Steve Matz-Seth Lugo cleared for throwing programs
Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes-retweaks hamstring
Reds..Active C-Devin Mesoraco from DL
Giants..Option OF-Mac Williamson to AAA.
Mariners..Option P-Chris Heston to AAA
Braves..Callup relief P-Jason Motte
Mariners..Callup P-Casey Fien
Giants..Recall OF-Mike Morse from rehab stint
Red Sox…Sign FA-SS-Chase D’Arnaud-ex Braves.
Texas..Sign FA-P-Walker Weickel-ex Padres
San Antonio-W-Memphis..Kawhi Leonard (27P)..Spurs win series (4-2)
Toronto-W-Milwaukee..DeMar DeRozan (32P)..Raptors blew 25P lead but still won..win series (4-2)
Clippers-Utah..LA trails (3-2)
Boston-Chicago..Celtics lead (3-2)
Washington-Atlanta..Wizards lead (3-2)
Houston..NBA fines owner Les Alexander 100,000 for confrontation with referee after playoff game.
Golden State..Coach Steve Kerr to remain sidelined with back issues..GM-Bob Myer believes Kerr will return to coaching rather than retire.
Gulls-Ontario…Game 3-AHL Playoff series-tied (1-1)…Coach Dallas Eakins says team focus much better after opening night home ice loss…says 5-days practice helped team regain its edge…says Gulls must know where Ontario leading scorer Johnny Brodzinski is on the ice all the time.
Ottawa-W-NY Rangers…Erik Karlsson-3rd period goal..Senators pound 43-shots on goal…Craig Anderson 34-saves for Ottawa..win first game of series
Pittsburgh-W-Washington..Sidney Crosby 2G in (:52)
Edmonton-Anaheim…Ducks trail (1-0) after losing on home ice.
St Lous-Nashville..Predators up (1-0).
Nashville..F-Kevin Fiala-gone for year-fractured tibia
Blackhawks..Sign FA-F-David Kampf-scored 15G in Czech Elite League
ESPN….Layoffs continue…latest to leave
College…Andy Katz…Steve Delsohn..Britt McHenry…Jeff Biggs
MLB..Doug Glanville..Dallas Braden..Raul Ibanez..Jim Caple
Racing..Jerry Punch..Marysol Castro.
NBA..Demotes Tom Hammond from Triple Crown races…Mike Tirico to be lead anchor.
PGA Tour-Zurich Classic…Jordan Spieth hits 100′ bump and run putt for a key birdie to get his team to (66) and opening round lead in team play…Charley Hoffman team shot (67) thanks to teammate Nick Watney 65′-eagle putt.
NASCAR….Run Richmond 400-this Sunday
Indy Car…Grand Prix of Phoenix
Formula 1..Grand Prix of Russia..Sebastian Vettle-Lewis Hamilton battle continues