The Starting Five Tip-Off For Friday April 27, 2012: Trade Market Opens At The NFL Draft Following Selections Of Luck And Griffin

Posted in Blogroll on April 27th, 2012 by Ron Glover

Apr 26, 2012; New York, NY, USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell introduces Fletcher Cox (Mississippi State) as the number twelve overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gave out pounds and bearhugs by the dozen as tears flowed from proud families during the first round of the NFL Draft. After Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III were off the board, a trade bonanza ensued. The SEC dominated the opening round with nine overall picks including of the first ten selections. The shocker of the round was the Dallas Cowboys moving up nine spots to snag standout LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne.

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