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Where's the Beef? ... all over first round

NFL Draft

Luke Joeckel, out of Texas A&M, stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected second overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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NEW YORK — More than 2½ tons of linemen, five trades, one quarterback and no Manti Te'o.

The first round of the NFL draft delivered an enormous portion of beef, with 18 teams devouring linemen from the opening pick of Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher by Kansas City to center Travis Frederick by Dallas at No. 31.

But perhaps the biggest story of the first round was Teo's name not being called by Commissioner Roger Goodell during the 3-hour, 33-minute session Thursday night.

Te'o, the All-America linebacker from Notre Dame, became a tabloid sensation in January with ...


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