Top 5 Picks in NFL Draft
All five are linemen in draft considered weak on QBs
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 25, 2013 8:10 PM CDT
No. 1: Kansas City Chiefs get Eric Fisher, Central Michigan, offensive tackle   (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

(Newser) – The NFL draft is under way and off to an unusual start. For the first time since the 1970 pro football merger, offensive tackles were taken with the first two picks. (Bleacher Report has live coverage). Here are the top five overall:

  1. Kansas City Chiefs: Eric Fisher, Central Michigan, offensive tackle
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars: Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M, offensive tackle
  3. Miami Dolphins: Dion Jordan, Oregon, outside linebacker
  4. Philadelphia Eagles: Lane Johnson, Oklahoma, offensive tackle
  5. Detroit Lions: Ezekiel Ansah, BYU, defensive end



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Spudsy
Apr 26, 2013 11:06 AM CDT
Smart move. Gotta protect those expensive quarterbacks.
Rammrodd
Apr 26, 2013 5:48 AM CDT
Ooooooooooooh, Bruce! Are they gay?
radicalronpaul
Apr 25, 2013 10:59 PM CDT
Last year was QB heavy. 2011 was defensive backs. This year linemen, next year kickers again????