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2015 NFL Draft: Day One Open Thread

Welcome to Day 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft!

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome everyone!  The Draft has begun.  Stay tuned for Tampa Bay Buccaneers to finally be ON THE CLOCK.  Get comfortable, pass the chips and salsa, and get ready for the action.

Once again, here is the order for tonight.

1  Tampa Bay Buccaneers - QB Jameis Winston, Florida State; The Bucs have to hope they have their franchise quarterback and that he won't be causing any issues.

2 Tennessee Titans - QB Marcus Mariota, Oregon; Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt isn't known for adjusting his offense to fit his quarterback. Let's hope he's grown.

3 Jacksonville Jaguars - ED Dante Fowler Jr., Florida; This should have been penciled in from day 1. Great fit.

4 Oakland Raiders - WR Amari Cooper, Alabama; Hopefully quarterback Derek Carr's abysmal rookie stats were due to zero offensive weapons. Let's see if Cooper can change that.

5 Washington Redskins - OL Brandon Scherff, Iowa; Solid, smart move. Best offensive lineman in the draft. Can fit multiple roles, wherever he's needed.

6 New York Jets - DL Leonard Williams, Southern California; Joined Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson to create the most promising defensive line this side of St. Louis. Makes Wilkerson expendable.

7 Chicago Bears - WR Kevin White, West Virginia; Immediately replaces Brandon Marshall. He might need a season or two to develop.

8 Atlanta Falcons - ED Vic Beasley, Clemson; Great fit, he's the best pure pass rusher in the draft and head coach Dan Quinn will make him successful.

9 New York Giants - OT Ereck Flowers, Miami; A true road grading tackle, he still has to develop as a pass blocker. Giants are doing their best to have a successful offensive line. They've invested a top 45 pick in an offensive lineman in three straight drafts.

10 St. Louis Rams - RB Todd Gurley, Georgia; The Rams find their successor to Steven Jackson. If he's healthy, he's a solid addition to a division that wins with slow tempo.

11 Minnesota Vikings - CB Trae Waynes, Michigan State; The Vikings pair Waynes with Xavier Rhodes to form a great young cornerback tandem. Add in Harrison Smith, and if the Vikings play press, they'll have themselves a solid secondary.

12 Cleveland Browns - DT Danny Shelton, Washington; The Browns get a huge body to play in the middle of their defense.

13 New Orleans Saints - OT Andrus Peat, Stanford; Peat is the best pure tackle in the draft and he's going to go a long way protecting Drew Brees along with the newly acquired Max Unger.

14 Miami Dolphins - WR DeVante Parker, Louisville; Parker joins Kenny Still and Jarvis Landry to offer an extremely well rounded offensive attack.

15 San Francisco 49ers - TRADED TO THE CHARGERS - RB Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin; San Diego replaces Ryan Mathews with one of the most successful running backs in college football history.

16 Houston Texans - CB Kevin Johnson, Wake Forest; The Texans just extended Kareem Jackson and they have Jonathan Joseph; look for Johnson to take Joseph's spot by midseason to form one of the best tandems in the league with Jackson.

17 San Diego Chargers - TRADED TO THE 49ers - DL Arik Armstead, Oregon; Armstead was the target all along, and they even managed to pick up an extra 4th round draft pick and a 2016 5th rounder. Armstead is the heir apparent to Justin Smith and is a perfect fit in a 3-4 defense.

18 Kansas City Chiefs - CB Marcus Peters, Washington - Peters could be the best cornerback in this draft and he'll pair with Sean Smith to be a formidable tandem. A ton of baggage.

19 Cleveland Browns (from the Buffalo Bills) - OL Cam Erving, Florida State; The Browns current center Alex Mack is likely to opt out of his contract after this season. Along with Shelton, Cleveland is beefing up over the football.

20 Philadelphia Eagles - WR Nelson Agholor, Southern California; Agholor is a perfect weapon for the Eagles offense because he has the speed to take off the top of a defense, but he has the ability to play the short game to move the chains.

21 Cincinnati Bengals - OT Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M; Ogbuehi will take a season or two to get back to speed, but he's a similar pick to Dominique Easley in the sense that he's a former top 10 prospect who had an injury that plunged them to the 20s.

22 Pittsburgh Steelers - ED Bud Dupree, Kentucky; This is a perfect fit for Dupree as he has a great place to learn and develop, as well as a clear position on the defense to see the field.

23 Detroit Lions - TRADED TO THE BRONCOS - ED Shane Ray, Missouri; Per Adam Schefter, this trade was in place on Wednesday. Ray was cited for marijuana possession a couple days before the draft, which, uh, Denver...? Ray will line up across from Von Miller, and likely take over for DeMarcus Ware by 2016. Gave up a 5th round pick, a 2016 5th round pick, and OG Manny Ramirez.

24 Arizona Cardinals - OL D.J. Humpries, Florida; The Cardinals have been investing in their offensive line, with big contracts for OT Jared Veldheer, LG Mike Iupati, former first round pick Jonathan Cooper, and now Humpries.

25 Carolina Panthers - LB Shaq Thompson, Washington; Carolina gets to line up Thompson with Luke Kuechly to provide an extremely athletic and versatile linebacker duo.

26 Baltimore Ravens - WR Breshad Perriman, Central Florida; The Ravens needed to replace Torrey Smith in the offense, and Perriman offers enough of a deep threat to take advantage of Joe Flacco's bombs.

27 Dallas Cowboys - CB Byron Jones, Connecticut; The Cowboys need a cornerback and they took the one with the highest upside in the entire draft.

28 Denver Broncos - TRADED TO THE LIONS - OG Laken Tomlinson, Duke; The Lions will have two of the largest guards in the league with Tomlinson and Larry Warford. They are going to run circles around everyone.

29 Indianapolis Colts - WR Phillip Dorsett, Miami; The Colts will now have both Dorsett and T.Y. Hilton on offense, and they have continued to ignore their defense. So. No idea.

30 Green Bay Packers - S Damarious Randall, Arizona State; Randall was one of the top two safeties in an extremely weak class. Packers look to add key players on their defense.

31 New Orleans Saints (from the Seattle Seahawks) - LB Stephone Anthony; Anthony might not have been the best linebacker in the draft (UCLA's Eric Kendricks), but he certainly has the most upside. He's a great prospect and this is a good fit in New Orleans.

32 New England Patriots - DT Malcom Brown, Texas; AWESOME PICK. Brown was expected to be a top 20 pick. New England had a trade lined up with Houston, but once Brown slipped past the Colts, Packers, and Saints, New England bailed and made their pick.