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Chicago Fire Media Coverage from 2016 MLS SuperDraft

Here's a list of articles from local and national outlets that covered the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. Take a look and leave a comment about how you think the Fire did on draft day.

Busy day at SuperDraft as Chicago Fire trades No. 1 pick (Daily Herald)

On Tuesday new Chicago Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez felt the need to explain his team's "silence" this off-season. On Thursday Rodriguez and the Fire started making noise, with an emphasis on reworking the team's weakest link, defense, and setting itself up for more moves later.

Chicago Fire Draft Day Wrap (Hot Time in Old Town)

Three new players are joining the Fire, led by defensive standout Brandon Vincent. Joevin Jones is on his way to Seattle and the Fire has a whole bunch more money than they did on Wednesday.

Fire draft day wrap: Jones, No. 1 pick traded for 3 rookies, allocation money (CSN Chicago)

The Chicago Fire were one of the most active teams on draft day, trading more than just the No. 1 overall pick. The Fire made three trades during the MLS SuperDraft and wound up dealing away left back Joevin Jones, the top pick in the draft and the top spot in the player allocation order.

MLS SuperDraft may be fading in talent, but remains essential (CSN Chicago)

After a lack of news and announcements from the Chicago Fire, things sure picked up this week and the source of that was the MLS SuperDraft. It is easy to argue that the draft has lost some of its luster since the homegrown player rule has changed the landscape of the draft.

Armchair Analyst: No grades, just different philosophies in 2016 MLS SuperDraft (

The proper column right here would be grading out the 2012 SuperDraft. It takes that long to know who's for real and who's not going to cut it at the MLS level. Doing a quickdraw just minutes after the last pick has been selected is, simply put, a hot take.

2016 MLS Draft winners, best picks and worst picks (

The 2016 MLS draft was full of wheeling and dealing, leaving some clear-cut winners from Thursday's action. Goal's Ives Galarcep breaks down draft day's best and worst There were 41 players taken, eight trades and an unknown amount of allocation money exchanged, leaving the 2016 MLS draft as one of the more surprising in recent memory.

Busy day for Harrison, Philadelphia's 'win', Chicago makes a mark, LA quiet (

BALTIMORE - It was 10 minutes before the start of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, and New York City FC Sporting Director Claudio Reyna was ready to give up on his pursuit of Wake Forest winger Jack Harrison. Days of haggling with the Chicago Fire failed to see a deal consummated.

Fire wrap trade heavy draft day with 3 new players (Fire Confidential)

Nelson Rodriguez's wheeling and dealing during the MLS SuperDraft has resulted in the addition of Stanford left back Brandon Vincent, North Carolina CB Johnathan Campbell, and North Florida midfielder Alex Morrell. By selecting Jack Harrison with the first pick, it also enabled the Fire to gain allocation money from New York City FC along with...

Brandon Vincent reacts to being drafted by the Chicago Fire from US national team camp (

Left back Brandon Vincent couldn't be in Baltimore for Thursday's MLS SuperDraft, but we did get his reaction to being selected fourth overall by the Chicago Fire from US men's national team camp in Southern California. Vincent, who played one game at the MLS adidas Player Combine last week