The Advocate's NFL draft tracker, live sports chat

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) drops back against Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end William Gholston (92) during the first quarter Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) drops back against Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end William Gholston (92) during the first quarter Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Click here for an updated ticker on all of the picks in the first round of Thursday's NFL Draft and join a live chat with members of The Advocate's sports staff on Thursday at 7 p.m.