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The Browns have traded away a pick for the second time in the 2013 draft, sending their 2013 5th rounder to Indianapolis in exchange for the Colts’ 4th round pick in 2013. The Browns now have traded out of the 2013 draft twice in favor of adding a higher valued pick in 2014. Cleveland also tradrf their 4th round selection for Pittsburgh’s 3rd rounder next year.
This is frustrating for Browns fans who see lots of holes on the team’s roster and want them filled immediately.Through five rounds Cleveland has only added three players, the two selections of Barkevious Mingo and Leon McFadden, and Davone Bess through a trade with Miami.
Seattle traded up two picks ahead of Cleveland at 139 to give them both picks 137 and 138, selecting DT Jesse Williams out of Alabama and CB Tharold Simon out of LSU. Simon, a teammate of Browns’ first round selection Barkevious Mingo at LSU was thought to be a possible target of Cleveland who despite drafting Leon McFadden in the 3rd round is still weak at cornerback.
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Sometimes punchlines are just too easy. The low-hanging fruit dangling mere inches from the blades of grass. The Browns traded two straight draft picks and you would have thought they’d done this as a part of their M.O. for decades and decades. “The Browns are on the clock… you know to trade another pick!”
Yes, the Browns have traded in the draft in recent years...
The Browns completed their 2013 draft by selecting OL Garret Gilkey from Divison 2 Chardon State in Nebraska. Gilkey was the Browns second consecutive selection of a player from a D2 school with the choice of Armonty Bryant ten picks earlier out of East Central.
After missing the first two games of his junior season due to an Achilles injury, Gilkey went on to start the remainder...
It’s not necessarily the most exciting thing when your team uses the sixth overall pick to take a guy who, according to popular consensus, is the third best player available in a draft at a position. But Barkevious Mingo might be better suited to play 3-4 outside linebacker, as opposed to a 4-3 end, than any of the “edge rusher” prospects in this draft, which would help explain...
Usually we have to wait until late September to officially declare the Cleveland Browns dead in the water, but this year, I think it's safe to make that declaration following the first five rounds of the draft.
Despite a completely overhauled and new regime, the same problems the Browns have faced in recent memory will persist. There's still questions at quarterback,...
The Cleveland Browns once again proved they are the kings of mystery when it comes to the NFL Draft.Prior to the start of the draft, the Browns held seven picks overall, having a selection in every round except for the second, which they forfeited last season by selecting wide receiver Josh Gordon of Baylor in the supplemental draft. And, while at the end of the third day they had...
With the 217th pick of the 2013 draft the Browns selected DE Armonty Bryant of Division 2 East Central in Oklahoma. Bryant originally enrolled at D2 powerhouse Abeline Christian, but did not play his freshman year leading to his transfer to Cisco Junior College (TX) before eventually making his way to East Central.
East Central, relatively unknown the football public, is the alma...
With the first of two seventh-round picks, the Cleveland Browns selected defensive end Armonty Bryant from East Central Oklahoma in the NFL draft.
The Browns used the 217th overall pick on the 6-foot-3, 263-pound Bryant, who didn't perform the bench press at the scouting combine following right shoulder surgery.
Bryant, the Division II school's career leader with 26.5 sacks...
The Cleveland Browns selected Dan Diego State CB Leon McFadden with the 68th overall pick in the NFL Draft.
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With their first pick in the draft, number six overall, the Cleveland Browns selected OLB/DE Barkevious Mingo. The Browns do not own a second round selection, but do have six draft picks left.
Third round, sixth pick- (68 overall)
Fourth round, seventh pick- (104 overall)
Fifth round, sixth pick- (139 overall)
Fifth round, thirty-first pick- (164 overall)
Sixth round, pick seven...
NFL Films profiles newly acquired Browns WR Davone Bess and his remarkable journey from nearly losing it all to becoming an NFL wide receiver.
Bess grew up in a rough neighborhood on Oakland’s east side. His dad was caught up in the fast life of the streets of Oakland, exposing Bess to the harshest realities life had to offer, watching his uncle get killed right in front of him...
San Diego State's Leon McFadden was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
With their fifth-round pick, 142nd overall, in the 2013 NFL draft, the Tennessee Titans selected defensive end Lavar Edwards from LSU.
Edwards is the third LSU defensive end to be selected in this year's draft, after Barkevious Mingo went in the first round to the Browns and Sam Montgomery went in the third round to the Texans. In my seven-round mock, I had Montgomery going...