NEW YORK, New York (WLFI) - The Indianapolis Colts went defense and the Chicago Bears picked an offensive player with their respective first-round picks during the opening night of the NFL Draft Thursday in New York City.
The Colts selected Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner with the 24th overall pick in the first round. The Bears picked Oregon offensive guard Kyle Long with the 20th overall selection in the first round. Long is the son of NFL Hall of Fame defensive lineman and current television commentator Howie Long.
The second and third rounds of the NFL Draft will take place Friday.
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