Here is what we have learned from a year of repeatedly analyzing three dozen or so mock drafts:
EVERYONE LOVES TRENT: Fans and Mock Drafters have coalesced on Trent Richardson as the Browns pick at 4 at about the same time. Richardson passed Mo Claiborne in mid-March and hasn't looked back. For all the buzz he got as a potential Cleveland Browns draft pick, Justin Blackmon was never more than the third or fourth most popular pick for the Browns in the Mock Drafts, never getting more that four of the three dozen mock drafts to predict that he would be taken by the Browns.
REMARKABLE AGREEMENT AT 22 & 37 AS WELL: As we get later in the draft, it generally becomes harder for a consensus pick to emerge among the mock drafts. Not so with the Browns - at 22, mock drafters selected Kendall Wright three times more than any other player, and the same for Brandon Weeden at 37. Apparently Tom Heckert should avoid the poker table.
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