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Cleveland's second-round success

Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker

This month the Cleveland Browns have two second-round picks for the first time since the 1999 NFL draft. These picks (No. 36 and 50 overall) will be key in how fast the Browns turn around the franchise.

Second-round picks are extremely valuable to NFL coaches and general managers, because the contracts are relatively cheap and the talent value remains high.

The Browns have a good track record in recent years of getting productive players in the second round, and new GM George Kokinis and coach Eric Mangini will try to continue that trend.