2021 NFL Draft Tracker: One tweet for every first-round pick

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Alabama quarterback Mac Jones holds a team jersey after he was by the New England Patriots during the first round of the NFL draft, Thursday April 29, 2021, in Cleveland. (Tony Dejak/AP)

The first round of the 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, and it didn’t disappoint.

The football world was buzzing over reports Aaron Rodgers wants out of Green Bay as the festivities got underway in Cleveland, leaving many to wonder whether a blockbuster deal was in the cards Thursday.

That didn’t come to fruition but football fans did see five quarterbacks come off the board in the top 15 (including each of the first three picks), a trio of draft trades (highlighted by a BIG move from the Bears) and plenty of surprises.

Below is the full list of who went where and how on Thursday night, including a tweet for each of the 32 picks.

2021 NFL Draft First Round

1. Jacksonville Jaguars – Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson

2. New York Jets – Zach Wilson, QB, BYU

3. San Francisco 49ers – Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota State

4. Atlanta Falcons – Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida

5. Cincinnati Bengals – Ja’Marr Chase, WR, LSU

6. Miami Dolphins – Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama

7. Detroit Lions – Penei Sewell, OT, Oregon

8. Carolina Panthers – Jaycee Horn, CB, South Carolina

9. Denver Broncos – Patrick Surtain II, CB, Alabama

TRADE ALERT: Eagles acquire 10th overall pick from Cowboys for 12th and 84th overall picks

10. Philadelphia Eagles – DeVonta Smith, WR, Alabama

TRADE ALERT: Bears acquire 11th overall pick from Giants for 20th and 164th overall picks in 2021, 2022 first-round pick, 2022 fourth-round pick

11. Chicago Bears – Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State

12. Dallas Cowboys – Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State

13. Los Angeles Chargers – Rashawn Slater, OT, Northwestern

TRADE ALERT: Jets acquire 14th and 143rd overall picks from Vikings for 23rd, 66th and 86th overall picks

14. New York Jets – Alijah Vera-Tucker, G, USC

15. New England Patriots – Mac Jones, QB, Alabama

16. Arizona Cardinals – Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa

17. Las Vegas Raiders – Alex Leatherwood, OT, Alabama

18. Miami Dolphins – Jaelan Phillips, DE, Miami

19. Washington Football Team – Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky

20. New York Giants – Kadarius Toney, WR, Florida

21. Indianapolis Colts – Kwity Paye, DE, Michigan

22. Tennessee Titans – Caleb Farley, CB, Virginia Tech

23. Minnesota Vikings – Christian Darrisaw, OT, Virginia Tech

24. Pittsburgh Steelers – Najee Harris, RB, Alabama

25. Jacksonville Jaguars – Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson

26. Cleveland Browns – Greg Newsome II, CB, Northwestern

27. Baltimore Ravens – Rashod Bateman, WR, Minnesota

28. New Orleans Saints – Payton Turner, DE, Houston

29. Green Bay Packers – Eric Stokes, CB, Georgia

30. Buffalo Bills – Gregory Rousseau, DE, Miami

31. Baltimore Ravens – Jayson Oweh, OLB, Penn State

32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Joe Tryon, OLB, Washington

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