2017 NFL draft rumors: Latest news, buzz as first round approaches

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell arrives to announce the first pick by the Los Angeles Rams in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The NFL draft begins Thursday, as 32 NFL teams get to work building their futures and hundreds of football players await their fate.

The Browns hold the No. 1 pick, and are expected to select either Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett or North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.

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As the week of the draft begins, here are the latest news and rumors about what teams are thinking and what moves, picks and transactions are on the horizon.

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• The Cincinnati Bengals are unlikely to trade quarterback AJ McCarron, as it will require a first-round pick for a team to acquire him (Ian Rapoport, NFL.com)

• Former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is on the radar of the Philadelphia Eagles. (NJ Advance Media)

• The Giants are “wide open” as who to take with the No. 23 overall pick. The Giants could take an offensive lineman or tight end. (SNY)

• 49ers general manager John Lynch reportedly has locked in on two or three players if they remain with the No. 2 overall pick. (NFL.com)

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