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NFL Draft: Browns take Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer at No. 52

BEREA – The Browns ignored quarterback Thursday on the first night of the draft.

Plain Dealer

Will the draft finally be the Browns salvation? -- Bud Shaw's You Said It

Cleveland sports fans wonder about the role of analytics and whether the draft will finally be the Browns salvation.

Akron Beacon Journal

2017 NFL Draft: Browns draft Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in second round (No. 52 overall)

The Browns picked Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in the second round (No. 52 overall) of the NFL Draft on Friday night. Kizer, 6-foot-4¼ and 233 pounds, became the fourth quarterback drafted this year and the first in the second round. North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky (No. 2, Chicago Bears), Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes (No. 10, Kansas City Chiefs) and Clemson's Deshaun Watson (No. 12, Houston Texans after trade with Browns) were selected in the first round Thursday night. Kizer went 8-3 in 2015, his first season as the starter. He completed 62.9 percent of his passes for 2,880...

FOX Sports

QB landed: Browns draft Notre Dame's Kizer in 2nd round

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Browns never-ending search for a franchise quarterback has brought them to Notre Dames DeShone Kizer.

Plain Dealer

Browns pick Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer in 2017 NFL Draft: Do you approve?

The Cleveland Browns select Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer as the No. 52 overall pick in 2017 NFL Draft.

Akron Beacon Journal

OSU rivalry, diluted urine sample in the past, Jabrill Peppers plans to reward Browns for show of faith

BEREA: Defensive back Jabrill Peppers, drafted by the Browns with the 25th choice of the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday, is ready to leave the arguments associated with college rivalries behind.If this were a rivalry at a Division III football level, no one would bat an eye. But Peppers went to “that school up North,” Ohio State’s archrival Michigan.That rivalry burns bright among area football fans, but with a simple statement, Peppers is ready to move on.“I’m not really worried about the Buckeyes. I’m happy to be a member of the Cleveland Browns organization,” he...

Plain Dealer

Browns draft DeShone Kizer with the No. 52 overall pick

With the No. 52 pick in the second round, the Browns drafted DeShone Kizer.

FOX Sports

30 years of proof that the Cleveland Browns can't draft a franchise QB

Cleveland has been missing on quarterbacks in the draft for three decades.


NFL Draft: Myles Garrett "loves to hit," ready to take down Ben Roethlisberger

BEREA -- Browns executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown called No. 1 draft pick Myles Garrett an “old soul” for his diverse and grounded personality.

It Is What It Is | WEEI

Patriots reportedly refused Jimmy Garoppolo trade with Browns Thursday night

The Browns can’t say they didn’t try. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, during the first round of the draft the Browns inquired about trading for Jimmy Garoppolo and were told once again the Patriots are not interested. This goes along with what Schefter has reported since the week of the NFL combine. The Browns could […]

FOX Sports

Cleveland Browns: Cutting Gary Barnidge A Big Mistake

The Cleveland Browns traded up to draft Miami tight end David Njoku in Round 1, which was a smart move — but the subsequent release of Gary Barnidge was not.If Im grading the Cleveland Browns for their draft haul on Thursday night, they definitely get an A. No, they didnt address...

Land of 10

WATCH: Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers dances up a storm after being selected by Browns in NFL Draft

Jabrill Peppers was taken in the 1st round of the NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night and the news had him dancing, literally. The 4DAWG is headed to the #DAWGPOUND!! pic.twitter.com/i1hcfFYtoZ — JP5 (@JabrillPeppers) April 28, 2017 Add dancing to Peppers’ already long list of talents. He already got a shout-out from […] The post WATCH: Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers dances up a storm after being selected by Browns in NFL Draft appeared first on Land of 10.

Plain Dealer

At some point, the Cleveland Browns actually have to offer up a quarterback answer: Takes By The Lake

The Browns selected three players in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday, but none was a quarterback.

FOX Sports

Cleveland Browns draft picks throw out first pitch at Indians game

Browns 2017 first-round draft picks Myles Garrett Jabrill Peppers, and David Njoku all threw out the ceremonial first pitch together at Friday’s Mariners-Indians game.

Plain Dealer

LeBron James wants Cleveland Browns to be great, jokes about Jabrill Peppers' Michigan ties

James didn't watch the NFL Draft. He did, however, share his thoughts on the three players the Cleveland Browns picked up in the first round.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns will cut Gary Barnidge after drafting fellow tight end David Njoku in first round

After trading up to select Miami tight end David Njoku 29th overall in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, the Browns will cut veteran tight end Gary Barnidge, a league source confirmed Friday. Barnidge bid farewell to Cleveland on Twitter after being informed about the surprise move. I want to thank the Cleveland Browns for giving me my opportunity and looking forward to seeing the change, Barnidge tweeted. Time for the next step. Barnidge, 31, spent the past four seasons with the Browns and had a breakout year in 2015, when he caught 79 passes for 1,043 yards and nine...

Plain Dealer

What picks do the Browns have in the 2017 NFL Draft?

The Browns have stockpiled a ton of picks in the 2017 NFL Draft.

The Republican

Jimmy Garoppolo rumors: Cleveland Browns tried to trade for New England Patriots QB, per report

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Friday that the Browns attempted to trade for New England Patriots QB Garoppolo during the first round of the NFL Draft.

CSN New England

Report: Browns called Patriots for Garoppolo trade on Day 1 of the draft

The took three players on Thursday night. None of them were quarterbacks. But that doesn't mean they didn't try to acquire a passer on Day 1 of the draft.

Plain Dealer

Will the Browns regret missing out on Mitch Trubisky or Deshaun Watson? Bud vs. Doug

Cleveland.com sports columnists Doug Lesmerises and Bud Shaw discuss whether the Browns will someday wish they'd chosen either quarterback Mitch Trubisky or Deshaun Watson in the first round of the 2017 draft.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns notebook: David Njoku must deliver after team cuts former Pro Bowl tight end Gary Barnidge: ‘It’ll be all right’

BEREA: David Njoku is only 20 years old, but the Browns have made it clear they’ll lean on him and other young players to handle the tight end position.After trading up to select Njoku 29th overall in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, the Browns cut former Pro Bowl tight end Gary Barnidge on Friday.“I’m going to do the same thing I would do even if he was here,” Njoku said Friday during an introductory news conference. “That’s just compete, just work really hard, and it’ll be all right.”Njoku compiled 64 catches for 1,060 yards and nine touchdowns in two...

It Is What It Is | WEEI

With Browns reportedly returning to Patriots on Jimmy Garoppolo, does it mean given right deal they’d trade him?

At the NFL combine Adam Schefter reported Jimmy Garoppolo was not getting traded, and was adamant he would be on the Patriots’ roster come training camp this summer. Then came Thursday night and the first-round of the NFL draft where the Browns reportedly offered a package to the Patriots for Garoppolo, but were rejected. Then, […]

FOX Sports

2017 NFL Draft, Day 2: Pick-By-Pick Analysis

Tracking and analyzing each pick on Day 2 of the 2017 NFL Draft, going through the second and third round.Predicting how the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft played out wouldve been downright impossible. Things got chaotic almost immediately. The Cleveland Browns played in smart and took My...

Newark Star-Ledger

NFL Draft 2017: 2nd round picks LIVE updates, analysis (4/28/17)

The second of the 2017 NFL Draft will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 (4/28/17) in Philadelphia, Pa., with the Green Bay Packers holding the first selection in the second round, after trading with the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night. Where will running backs Dalvin Cook and Joe Mixon and offensive linemen Forrest Lamp and Cam Robinson land?

Akron Beacon Journal

2017 NFL Draft: Myles Garrett flashes fascinating personality, doesn’t shy away from lofty goals in introductory news conference: ‘It’s time to win’

BEREA: Myles Garrett loves dinosaurs, poetry, old-school music and art, but the No. 1 overall pick whom ESPN the Magazine labeled “the most interesting man in the draft” is determined to make sacking quarterbacks his main hobby as a cornerstone of the Browns.Garrett flashed his fascinating personality and didn’t shy away from his lofty goals Friday during his introductory news conference at team headquarters.“I’m not ashamed of the things I like and the things I like to do in my off time, and I’m glad to let you all know that I have other hobbies, other interests that keep me...

Cleveland Browns seriously considering Mitch Trubisky at 1

With two first round picks in the draft, the Cleveland Browns have a serious decision to make if they want to find their QB of the future this year.

2017 NFL Draft: Browns get warning from Garrett

Myles Garrett warns the Cleveland Browns that if they don't pick him, he will punish them for it. Mike Florio wonders if Garrett really wants to play for the Browns.

Brock Osweiler trade to Cleveland Browns is unbelievable

Mike Florio and Stats have never seen anything like Houston trading Brock Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns for some cash and a second-round draft pick.