5 major takeaways from the NFL Draft first round

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This might have been the most interesting first round of the NFL Draft from the past 10 years or so. Goodness me, there was drama at the top with a huge trade, while the Carolina Panthers got their guy in Bryce Young.

For the NY Giants, fans are hyped up about Deonte Banks making his way to town - he's surely got a bright future. Overall, there were countless talking points from the first night of the draft. In this piece, we have our five main takeaways from the big night:

5. The Lions reached with Alabama running back Jahmyr Gibbs

This is a pick that's going to be talked about for a long time. With the No. 12 overall pick, the Detroit Lions were on the clock and people couldn't believe that they went with Alabama running back Jahmyr Gibbs. Everyone on Twitter continues to call them out!

Gibbs is a great talent and his ability to catch the ball and fly up the field makes him dangerous. However, did anyone have him going this high? Nope. Bijan Robinson going No. 8 overall was one thing, but for another running back to go at No. 12 is not something that people expected.

The Lions clearly are focused on adding more offensive firepower and they think that they've done just that with Gibbs. This is a move we can't really agree with, however. There were far better offensive options for the Lions here other than Gibbs. It's a big gamble and we're not sure it's going to pay off for them.