I call this my favorite holiday of the years, the NFL Draft. The time of year when the future of far more than 200 college kids are decided by 32 teams spread across the country. This is life-making and heartbreaking as talented young men are judged for everything from their speed, strength, size, intelligence and attitude to how well they play the game. The 32 names chosen this evening will be the best of the best from the collegiate ranks and the future of pro football. Or that's what it should be. But the Lombardi Trophy has been raised by many late-round and undrafted players as well, making for a dramatic filled three days taking place in the city of Philadelphia.
I will be live tweeting / blogging the entire first round from the moment Roger Goodell welcomes everyone to the 2017 NFL Draft to the 32nd bear hug the commissioner gets after he announces the name for the New Orleans Saints second pick. The questions going in are: Will Myles Garrett by the first pick? Who will be the first quarterback selected, where and when? Who will be the last man in the green room waiting to hear his future? What will be the first trade? Will there be an early run on pass rushers? And just how quickly will the mock drafts (including my own) be blown out of the water?
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