NFL Draft: First night open thread

May 8

It’s been a long wait. And there’s a good chance, as you all know, Redskins fans wait until tomorrow for the team to add a player. So this thread isn’t really anything special except a gathering of links, polls, and videos, and a place to chat.

Calvin Pryor
Louisville safety Calvin Pryor might find himself in front of cameras again tonight. (Frank Franklin II/Associated Press)

The Insider won’t be updating unless Washington makes a pick, or until the end of the night when we can reset the board, so if you want updates, head over to The Early Lead, where Cindy Boren and Mark Maske will bring you a mix of draft-night action, and draft-pick analysis, beginning at 6:30. Kent Babb will check in with the scene from New York City as well. For the Redskins’ angle on things, follow Mike Jones on Twitter at @MikeJonesWaPo.

Here’s everything you could possibly want as far as pre-draft and in-draft coverage. Open up several tabs and enjoy.

Draft links: Live pick updates | Live blog |  Order | Maske’s mock | Player bios | Insider previews

NFL coverage: Redskins home | Fancy Stats | The Early Lead | D.C. Sports Bog

Draft videos:

From No. 1 picks who've gone on to win the rookie of the year award, to the longest ever first round, here are some stats you might not know about the NFL draft. (Jhaan Elker and Kate M. Tobey/The Washington Post)
The Post Sports Live crew discusses the biggest storylines in the 2014 NFL draft, from whether University of South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney will be selected first overall to where Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel will be drafted. (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)
The Post Sports Live crew debates which position the Redskins should select with their second round pick in the 2014 NFL draft. (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)

Draft polls:

More from The Post:

Bog: Five reasons to be happy the Redskins have no first-rounder

Texans might again buck QB trend with top pick

Jenkins: Manziel’s unconventional, but that’s not necessarily bad

The Early Lead: Who teams should avoid in the draft | More

Maske’s mock draft: Clowney first, two QBs in top 10

U-Va.’s Moses, VT’s Fuller  | Michael Sam’s falling draft stock

Follow: @MikeJonesWaPo | @MarkMaske | @Insider | Insider on Facebook

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