At No. 1, the Browns, for the first time in 17 years, have complete control over who they land with their first overall pick.
Such is the case for the San Francisco 49ers, who own the second overall pick in this year's draft.
"We learned a lot about what makes him tick, what motivates him, how he spends his down time, how he spends his time with his teammates", Brown said. It does not mean that if there is a player there we might not go take a shot. We try to figure out how we can optimize the three days, particularly the first two where you can predict a little more. Sherman's availability, on the other hand, is a newer development, and seems to be on the trade block due to his costly contract.
"Because I'll be a difference maker from day one".
If the Browns succeed in this and add Trubisky, they will have four quarterbacks heading to their organized team activities. The Brown may still be deciding on the No. 1 overall draft pick.
Still, there's only so much information to gather and analyze. The majority of draft experts have the former Texas A&M defensive end as the top selection in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft. Look for a team that has overlooked character concerns in the past to take a chance on him in the second round, the usual landing spot for first-round quality players with baggage. "But are we planning on it or is that the plan? No".
Dan Patrick said on his radio show, "I'm hearing if you really want Trubisky, you're going to have to go up to 5". He mentions that the current contention between the teams is that the Jets want the No. 33 pick and No. 108 pick to drop from No. 6 to No. 12, but the Browns are offering the No. 52 and No. 145 selections instead. That is the exact case that happened in Dane Brugler's two-round National Football League mock draft for CBS Sports that released on Tuesday.
The Browns, in many ways, hold the keys. "We do think we are positioned obviously very differently than where we were coming out of 2015 so the need to continue to acquiring high-value picks is less intense this year". "We were impressed by him".
It is unclear what the Browns will do: after all they are the Cleveland Browns. After a wild offseason and a draft class with few sure-thing prospects, a number of questions are looming before the NFL's annual crapshoot. Garrett's on-field production combined with his athletic prowess has him positioned as the top pass-rusher and top overall player in the draft. If the 49ers are going to make a deal, we may have to wait until April 27 to find out.