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Live updates for the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft

Every pick, every trade in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft will be updated live. The 49ers traded back and selected DT Javon Kinlaw at No. 14.

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Welcome to Niners Nation’s 2019 NFL Draft live blog! We will be providing updates throughout Thursday evening as the draft gets underway. The San Francisco 49ers took Javon Kinlaw with the No. 14 selection. General manager John Lynch then moved up from No. 31 to No. 25 to select receiver Brandon Aiyuk from Arizona State.

One important rule: No tipping of picks in the comments. ESPN and NFL Network media will not be tweeting picks ahead of the commissioner’s announcements, but I believe Jason LaCanfora and others will. Do not post those tweets here.

We’ll have new articles for the 49ers picks and any notable news, but this will serve as our primary spot for general draft discussion. We’ll update the spreadsheet below with each pick and with a brief paragraph of analysis for the pick. It should be a busy evening, so we’ll see how it all shakes out. Expect a wild night.

NFL Draft Round 1

Pick 1
Pick 1
Team: Cincinnati Bengals
Selection: QB Joe Burrow (LSU)
Analysis: Let's get on with the rest of the draft
Pick 2
Team: Washington Redskins
Selection: DE Chase Young (Ohio State)
Analysis: Ron Rivera gets his beast pass rusher
Pick 3
Team: Detroit Lions
Selection: CB Jeff Okudah
Analysis: Okudah is the best CB in the draft and the Lions replace Darius Slay
Pick 4
Team: New York Giants
Selection: OT Andrew Thomas (Georgia)
Analysis: The first surprise pick of the draft. Giants hope he can be Daniel Jones' protector for a long time.
Pick 5
Team: Miami Dolphins
Selection: QB Tua Tagovailoa (Alabama)
Analysis: Injuries are a concern, so who knows if he will suit up in year 1, but if Tua stays healthy he could be a great gamble for the Dolphins.
Pick 6
Team: LA Chargers
Selection: QB Justin Herbert (Oregon)
Analysis: Third QB off the board. Herbert has the potential to be the long-term solution for the Chargers with a decent supporting cast in place, but I see him as a bust
Pick 7
Team: Carolina Panthers
Selection: DT Derrick Brown (Auburn)
Analysis: The big man is a machine. He will anchor the Panthers d-line for years to come.
Pick 8
Team: Arizona Cardinals
Selection: LB Isiah Simmons (Clemson)
Analysis: The Niners NFC West rival just picked up a swiss-army knife for the defense
Pick 9
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Selection: CB CJ Henderson (Florida)
Analysis: The Jags lost AJ Bouye in the offseason, so they go secondary here.
Pick 10
Team: Cleveland Browns
Selection: OT Jedrick Wills (Alabama)
Analysis: Big, physical and agile lineman to solidify the Browns' line
Pick 11
Team: New York Jets
Selection: OT Mekhi Becton (Louisville)
Analysis: Becton is a big man who can move. The Niners might have their pick of WRs depending on the next pick
Pick 12
Team: Las Vegas Raiders
Selection: WR Henry Ruggs III (Alabrama)
Analysis: After the Antonio Brown debacle, Jon Gruden adds an explosive pass catcher
Pick 13
Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (From SF)
Selection: OT Tristan Wirfs
Analysis: The Bucs needed protection for Tom Brady and find it here by trading with the Niners.
Pick 14
Team: San Francisco 49ers (From TB)
Selection: DT Javon Kinlaw (South Carolina)
Analysis: John Lynch chooses to pass on WR and gets his replacement for DeForest Buckner
Pick 15
Team: Denver Broncos
Selection: WR Jerry Jeudy (Alabama)
Analysis: The best route runner in the draft goes to Denver. Knee issues might be a factor for why he dropped.
Pick 16
Team: Atlanta Falcons
Selection: CB A.J. Terrell (Clemson)
Analysis: Surprised to see the Falcons not go with an EDGE here, but Terell needs to clean things up in order to be an impact player.
Pick 17
Team: Dallas Cowboys
Selection: WR CeeDee Lamb (Oklahoma)
Analysis: A lot of people wanted the Niners to take him, but he is heading to the hated Cowboys to pair up with Amari Cooper.
Pick 18
Team: Miami Dolphins
Selection: OT Austin Jackson (USC)
Analysis: Jackson will come in and start right away. Good pick as they look to protect Tua for years to come
Pick 19
Team: Las Vegas Raiders
Selection: CB Damon Arnette (Ohio State)
Analysis: Good size and decent speed. Needs to work on consistency.
Pick 20
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Selection: OLB K'Lavon Chaisson (LSU)
Analysis: Chaisson is considered one of the better edge rushers in the draft. Should help the Jags get to the quarterback.
Pick 21
Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Selection: WR Jalen Reagor (TCU)
Analysis: No surprise the Eagles went with a WR here. He can fly and makes tough catches on the inside. Good return game as well.
Pick 22
Team: Minnesota Vikings
Selection: WR Justin Jefferson (LSU)
Analysis: Another WR option off the board for the Niners. Ball hawk and length to be a No. 1 receiver in the NFL
Pick 23
Team: L.A. Chargers (from New England)
Selection: LB Kenneth Murray (Oklahoma)
Analysis: Murray was a four-year starter with the Sooners. Murray is versatile and makes plays everywhere on the field
Pick 24
Team: New Orleans Saints
Selection: C Cesar Ruiz (Michigan)
Analysis: Saints took McCoy last year, but add Ruiz who can play both center and guard. Good speed and agility for a big man
Pick 25
Team: San Francisco 49ers (From Minnesota)
Selection: WR Brandon Aiyuk (Arizona State)
Analysis: Lynch moves up to get the pass catcher the Niners needed.
Pick 26
Team: Green Bay Packers (From Miami)
Selection: QB Jordan Love (Utah State)
Analysis: The Packers move up to select Aaron Rodger's eventual replacement.
Pick 27
Team: Seattle Seahawks
Selection: LB Jordan Brooks (Texas Tech)
Analysis: The Seahawks use their first-round pick on a tackling machine. Brooks is quick but struggles in coverage.
Pick 28
Team: Baltimore Ravens
Selection: LB Patrick Queen (LSU)
Analysis: Queen is a dynamic linebacker and made several big plays for Tigers last season. Great instincts, although size could be an issue in the NFL
Pick 29
Team: Tennessee Titans
Selection: OT Isiah Wilson (Georgia)
Analysis: The Titans beef up their bruising offensive line with Wilson, who is massive and very athletic for his size. Look for more power runs with Derrick Henry.
Pick 30
Team: Miami Dolphins (From Green Bay)
Selection: CB Noah Igbinoghene (Auburn)
Analysis: Igbinoghene's work ethic is second-to-none. He is still not polished, but will take a year or two to develop.
Pick 31
Team: Minnesota Vikings (From San Francisco)
Selection: CB Jeff Gladney (TCU)
Analysis: Super fast and plays with an edge. Size might be an issue against big receivers, but the potential is there to be a very good corner.
Pick 32
Team: Kansas City Chiefs
Selection: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire (LSU)
Analysis: Andy Reid adds another weapon for his already lethal offense. The Chiefs revolving door of running backs stops here.