2012 NFL Draft: Recapping Picks 1-5 In Round One

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: A detail view of the draft stage during the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Stampede Blue is covering the 2012 NFL Draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York City April 26th-28th.

1. Indianapolis Colts - Stampede Blue
Andrew Luck | Quarterback | Stanford: The Colts wanting Andrew Luck was the worst kept secret pre-draft. Now, he is officially their franchise quarterback. Replacing Peyton Manning will be no small task, but if anyone is best equipped to do it, it's Luck.
2. Washington Redskins - Hogs Haven
Robert Griffin III | Quarterback | Baylor: Fans at Radio City Music Hall cheered his name the loudest. Redskins fans are salivating at his talent. The kid also has an infectious personality that media in DC will love... if he plays well (and he should).
3. Cleveland Browns (from Minnesota Vikings) - Dawgs By Nature
Trent Richardson | Runningback | Alabama: The first big trade of the night belonged to the Browns. They gave up three picks to move up from No. 4 to No. 3 Picks: Minnesota also got picks 118, 139, and 211. Why the move? Because the Buccaneers seemed to have their sights on the Alabama back. If you follow CBS Sports' Mike Freeman on Twitter, he thinks the Browns got hoodwinked by the Vikings with this trade.
4. Minnesota Vikings (from Cleveland Browns) - Daily Norseman
Matt Kalil | Offensive tackle | Southern California: The Vikings did a masterful job at the top of the draft, getting three picks from Cleveland while still landing the guy they wanted in Kalil. He will protect Christian Ponder's blindside.
5. Jacksonville Jaguars (via Tampa Bay) - Big Cat Country
Justin Blackmon | Wide receiver | Oklahoma State: Just like the Browns, it seems the Jaguars were afraid someone would take Blackmon before them. It's a move Big Cat Country editor Alfie Crow did not think highly of when I spoke to him earlier this evening. I don't like it either. Jaguars sent their No. 7 and No. 101 picks to Bucs.
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