Opening night of 2012 NFL Draft packs a punch

The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York featured a flurry of trades and plenty of surprise choices: Review it all with our draft tracker, read scouting reports on the remaining prospects and tune in to NFL Network for predraft coverage beginning at 1 p.m. ET Friday and continuing until live coverage of the second and third rounds begin at 7 p.m. ET.

Here's what else is on tap for Friday:

Brooks: Second-round mock draft

With Round 1 now in the rearview, Bucky Brooks takes a stab at predicting how the second round will unfold. More ...

With the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft in the books, all the attention turns to Friday's Round 2, and Bucky Brooks takes a stab at predicting where Courtney Upshaw, Janoris Jenkins, Stephen Hill, Jonathan Martin, Jerel Worthy, Mychal Kendricks, Coby Fleener and other players will land.

Amid the bevy of draft-day trades and surprises, four teams stood out to NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock with what they accomplished in the first round. Find out who they are.

The Cowboys shocked us all by moving from No. 14 to No. 6 to select Morris Claiborne. We won't forget that, and plenty of other surprises, about the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

The Seattle Seahawks pulled off a first-round stunner when they selected Bruce Irvin, a pass-rushing specialist out of West Virginia, with the 15th pick after trading with the Philadelphia Eagles, while the Kansas City Chiefs gambled on combine phenomenon Dontari Poe.

Dolphins fans have suffered through uninspired QB play ever since Dan Marino left the franchise after the 1999 season. Now, they hope Ryan Tannehill will provide much-needed stability under center.

The Cleveland Browns focused on the offensive skill positions with their two first-round picks, drafting running back Trent Richardson No. 3 and quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd pick.

Were you happy with your team's first-round showing? How do you see the rest of the draft playing out? Make your opinion heard in our draft war rooms.

April 28 isn't just the final day of the draft. It also marks NFL Network's premiere of The Top 100 Players of 2012, in which current players rank their peers among the game's best. Want to have your own input heard? Vote here to voice your opinion.

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