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Dolphins, Rams take Jake, Chris Long; Falcons go with Ryan

Updated: April 26, 2008, 8:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Forget the intrigue at the top of the draft. The NFL invited a half-dozen players to the draft Saturday, and they went in the first six picks.

Then things went a bit crazy.

The shortened NFL draft immediately went long when the Miami Dolphins officially selected Michigan tackle Jake Long, then the St. Louis Rams grabbed Virginia defensive end Chris Long, son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long.

At No. 3, Matt Ryan of Boston College, who could solve the quarterback ...

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