NFL Draft results 2014: Quarterbacks take a fall in Round 1

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The first round was full of twists and turns as quarterbacks took a tumble down draft boards. Take a look at the complete results for the first round.

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It was billed as one of the most unpredictable drafts in years, and the 2014 NFL Draft lived up to expectations in Thursday's first round.

Despite some rumors about them trying to trade out of the top spot, the Houston Texans hung on and took Jadeveon Clowney, making him the first defensive player to go No. 1 since Mario Williams in 2006. But the real madness came in the quarterback class.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars made the first real surprise of the night, selecting Blake Bortles over Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater. Many thought Johnny Football would end up with the Cleveland Browns when they traded down to the No. 9 spot, but Cleveland moved up one spot and grabbed Justin Gilbert instead. After that, Manziel tumbled to the 20s before the Browns traded back up to take him No. 22 overall.

Meanwhile, Bridgewater nearly had to wait until Friday to hear his name called, but the Minnesota Vikings traded back into of the first round to pick up the Louisville quarterback at No. 32. They also took Anthony Barr at No. 9, making it a nice haul for Mike Zimmer's first draft.

Elsewhere, the St. Louis Rams shored up the line on both sides, drafting Greg Robinson and Aaron Donald. The Buffalo Bills made an aggressive move to upgrade their receiving corps, sending their 2015 first and fourth-round picks to Cleveland to move to No. 4 and take Sammy Watkins.

Here are the complete results for the first round:

Pick Team Player Position School
1 Houston Texans Jadeveon Clowney DE South Carolina
2 St. Louis Rams Greg Robinson OT Auburn
3 Jacksonville Jaguars Blake Bortles QB UCF
4 Buffalo Bills Sammy Watkins WR Clemson
5 Oakland Raiders Khalil Mack OLB Buffalo
6 Atlanta Falcons Jake Matthews OT Texas A&M
7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Evans WR Texas A&M
8 Cleveland Browns Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State
9 Minnesota Vikings Anthony Barr OLB UCLA
10 Detroit Lions Eric Ebron TE North Carolina
11 Tennessee Titans Taylor Lewan OT Michigan
12 New York Giants Odell Beckham Jr. WR LSU
13 St. Louis Rams Aaron Donald DT Pittsburgh
14 Chicago Bears Kyle Fuller CB Virginia Tech
15 Pittsburgh  Steelers Ryan Shazier OLB Ohio State
16 Dallas Cowboys Zack Martin OL Notre Dame
17 Baltimore Ravens C.J. Mosley ILB Alabama
18 New York Jets Calvin Pryor S Louisville
19 Miami Dolphins Ja'wuan James OT Tennessee
20 New Orleans Saints Brandin Cooks WR Oregon State
21 Green Bay Packers Ha Ha Clinton-Dix S Alabama
22 Cleveland Browns Johnny Manziel QB Texas A&M
23 Kansas City Chiefs Dee Ford DE Auburn
24 Cincinnati Bengals Darqueze Dennard CB Michigan State
25 San Diego Chargers Jason Verrett CB TCU
26 Philadelphia Eagles Marcus Smith OLB Louisville
27 Arizona Cardinals Deone Bucannon S Washington State
28 Carolina Panthers Kelvin Benjamin WR Florida State
29 New England Patriots Dominique Easley DT Florida
30 San Francisco 49ers Jimmie Ward S Northern Illinois
31 Denver Broncos Bradley Roby CB Ohio State
32 Minnesota Vikings Teddy Bridgewater QB Louisville

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