When the dust settled, it seemed like more than 32 picks had come off the board. But that’s all that happened on Thursday night, along with eight trades and plenty of unforgettable moments. From Heisman winner to Heisman winner, here’s what happened in Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft. By CBS Sports
The first round of the most anticipated draft of the decade didn’t disappoint. From a No. 1 overall pick in quarterback Baker Mayfield that no one projected last week to the Ravens taking the draft’s most electric player in Lamar Jackson at No. 32, virtually nothing turned out as expected. Here’s a look at our initial winners and losers. By Gregg Rosenthal
By Dan Wetzel If nothing else, John Dorsey, the Cleveland Browns new general manager, wasn’t afraid to pull the trigger on Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, a monster of a gamble at the very top of the draft.
By Frank Schwab The Baltimore Ravens, in general manager Ozzie Newsome’s final draft, made one of the most exciting picks of the first round when he traded up to the 32nd pick to draft Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. Jackson, the electric 2016 Heisman Trophy winner, will be a fun playmaker for Baltimore whenever he takes over for Joe Flacco