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Big D Daily: News for Monday, January 14, 2019

FC Dallas selects two defenders in last Friday’s SuperDraft.

MLS: SuperDraft Nuccio DiNuzzo-USA TODAY Sports

The main part of the MLS SuperDraft is over as teams will get on a conference call later today for the final two rounds.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas selects Callum Montgomery in the 2018 MLS Draft - Big D Soccer
Dallas takes arguably the best player available on Friday with their first selection.

FC Dallas selects John Nelson 10th overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft - Big D Soccer
Dallas gets more defensive depth with Nelson as they stuck with their two first round picks.

FC Dallas Finds Defensive Depth in Opening Round of 2019 adidas MLS SuperDraft | FC Dallas
There has always been one constant in the MLS SuperDraft, and that is finding good defenders. FCD did just that on Friday.

FC Dallas SuperDraft picks Montgomery, Nelson see path to MLS minutes | MLSsoccer.com
It may not be right away in MLS but you can almost bet that they'll get plenty of early minutes with NTSC.

// MLS //

2019 MLS SuperDraft Grades | MLSsoccer.com
So far people are excited about what FC Dallas did on Friday.

2019 MLS SuperDraft: FC Cincinnati select Frankie Amaya No. 1 overall | MLSsoccer.com
Friday's draft wasn't as wild and trade-filled as we've seen in the past but there was still some big moves that came from the day.

Stejskal: Reasons why the MLS SuperDraft was more conservative in 2019 | MLSsoccer.com
The deep dive into the trade that wasn't between LAFC and Cincy was pretty fascinating to read.

Stejskal: How Houston, Colorado completed the Marlon Hairston deal | MLSsoccer.com
Hairston needed a change of scenery and sadly, Houston is a good fit for him in that case.

Save The Crew receives proper credit for team staying in Columbus - Massive Report
The Save The Crew movement has officially become what everyone had hoped for and more.

UPDATE: The Rapids have signed Benny Feilhaber - Burgundy Wave
I still have no idea what the Rapids are going to be this year or even what they are building.

Orlando City Not Waiting for Diego Anymore - The Mane Land
They wanted him and then they got tired of waiting for him. Fun.