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The NFL held the first round of their draft on Thursday night with teams hoping to improve their roster with the influx of some young talent

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Eric Fisher (R) from Central Michigan University stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Kansas City Chiefs as the first overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Luke Joeckel (R) from Texas A&M University stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the second overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Dion Jordan from the University of Oregon walks off the stage after being selected by the Miami Dolphins as the third overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Lane Johnson (R) from the University of Oklahoma hugs NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles as the fourth overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Ezekiel Ansah (C) from Brigham Young University stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Detroit Lions great Barry Sanders (R) after being selected by the Lions as the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Barkevious Mingo (R) from Louisiana State University stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Cleveland Browns as the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Jonathan Cooper (R) from the University of North Carolina stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by Arizona Cardinals as the seventh overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Tavon Austin (R) from West Virginia University stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the St. Louis Rams as the eighth overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Dee Milliner from the University of Alabama stands with a New York Jets jersey after being selected by the Jets as the ninth overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Chance Warmack (R) from the University of Alabama stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Tennessee Titans as the 10th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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D.J. Fluker from the University of Alabama walks onstage after being selected by the San Diego Chargers as the 11th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Sheldon Richardson from the University of Missouri holds a New York Jets jersey after being selected by the Jets as the 13th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Kenny Vaccaro (C) from the University of Texas stands with Markell Gregoire (L), a patient from New Orleans, Louisiana, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the New Orleans Saints as the 15th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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E.J. Manuel from Florida State University hugs NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Buffalo Bills as the 16th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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Eric Reid from Louisiana State University holds his daughter as he stands on stage with a San Fancisco 49ers jersey after being selected by the 49ers as the 18th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York April 25, 2013.

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Sharrif Floyd from the University of Florida holds up a Minnesota Vikings jersey after being selected by the Vikings as the 23rd overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York April 25, 2013.

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Bjoern Werner from Florida State University holds an Indianapolis Colts jersey after being selected by Colts as the 24th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York April 25, 2013.

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Xavier Rhodes from Florida State University holds a Minnesota Vikings jersey after being selected by Vikings as the 25th overall pick in the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, April 25, 2013.

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