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NFL Draft 2019 LIVE - Every second and third round pick, grades and more from Nashville

Drew Lock was finally taken in the second round, with the Broncos adding him to support starter Joe Flacco

Jack Rathborn
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@JackRathborn
Saturday 27 April 2019 04:37
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The NFL Draft: Who are the top five prospects?

After a dramatic first round in Nashville, the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft added plenty more intrigue.

Kyler Murray drew all the attention on day one as the No 1 pick to the Arizona Cardinals, but that meant Josh Rosen finally being traded, with the Dolphins the gleeful recipients.

Relive day two of the draft with every pick from rounds two and three here.

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Welcome to Independent Sport's live coverage of the 2019 NFL Draft. 

Kyler Murray is expected to go No 1 overall to the Arizona Cardinals, but it's far from secure, find out why the Oklahoma quarterback is so special here. 

Jack Rathborn25 April 2019 17:16
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Kyler Murray insists he can become the greatest to ever do it. 

That's just months removed after Tom Brady led the Patriots to a sixth Super Bowl championship during a 19-year career. 

“Honestly, I want to be the best that ever played the game,” Murray said.

“I’ve done it my whole life (playing both football and baseball),” Murray explained. “I touch one field and do my thing, then touch another field, and it’s time to go on that field.

“Now I’m spending all my time on football I hope to make a tremendous stride.”

Jack Rathborn25 April 2019 17:59
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Well this seems like a fairly major screw-up! 

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network is reporting right now that pass rusher Montez Sweat's heart issue - which has caused him to fall down the draft boards of many teams - might have been misdiagnosed. 

That is not some minor mistake and will merit an investigation. 

Heart issue or not, Sweat is expected to go in the first round tonight.

Ed Malyon25 April 2019 18:18
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The NFL has averaged SIX first round trades in the last three years, so expect drama tonight as teams roll the dice. 

There were six last year, seven in 2017 and five in 2016. 

As far as stories go, Kahzin Daniels has a compelling one, but he will be determined to change the narrative to what he does on the pitch. 

Jack Rathborn25 April 2019 18:45
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Alabama and LSU lead the way over the last 10 years with 65 picks each. 

But USC has the record historically with an astonishing 505 picks.  

Most picks last 10 years at NFL Draft by college

LSU: 65

Alabama: 65

USC: 62

Ohio State: 56

Florida: 55

Jack Rathborn25 April 2019 19:05
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Patrick Mahomes is the cover star for Madden 20! 

The Chiefs star won the MVP last season and is rewarded with the iconic cover shot. 

Some say it is a cursed honour, but Mahomes carries himself so well, it is hard to see him not backing up last season. 

Jack Rathborn26 April 2019 00:23
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Noah Fant looks to be an interesting option for the New England Patriots at No 32. 

Having lost Rob Gronkowski, Bill Belichick must give Tom Brady a new weapon over the middle. 

Fant, from Ohio State, figures to be in their range. 

Jack Rathborn26 April 2019 00:38
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We're moments away from the Cardinals being put on the clock. 

Will Kyler Murray be taken? 

Or will there be a shock to force the league to rethink their options. 

Jack Rathborn26 April 2019 00:57
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It looks like Lincoln Riley might know something we don't. 

Kyler Murray's former head coach might have given the game away. 

Jack Rathborn26 April 2019 01:00
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I spoke to several Cardinals fans earlier. 

They are mixed over Murray. 

There is some affection for Rosen and the lack of opportunity so far, plus the evident need for quality elsewhere. Bosa was mentioned as an alternative, while Nkeal Harry could be a feel-good story with their second pick. 

The only consensus among Cardinals fans is that general manager Steve Keim is under big pressure - get this one wrong and he is probably gone!

Jack Rathborn26 April 2019 01:15

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