As the hours before the start of tonight's draft melt into minutes, Kevin Seifert throws out his best guesses for how it'll go down.
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Which player will the Browns take at No. 1?
Here are the final projected picks from Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, plus the players Louis Riddick and NFL Nation would select: Kiper/McShay -- Mitchell Trubisky, QB, UNC; Riddick -- Jamal Adams, S, LSU; NFL Nation -- Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M More on NFL draft
Monday Night Football's Jon Gruden shares his thoughts on the top prospects in the NFL draft and more. Gruden thinks the Browns should wait until the No. 12 pick to select a QB.
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses the decisions that the Browns and 49ers are making at the top of the NFL draft and more. Schefter says Hue Jackson wants Cleveland to select Myles Garrett.
ESPN NFL draft Insider Todd McShay talks about the Browns' options with the No. 1 pick, expectations for Mitchell Trubisky, the perception of Davis Webb and more.
ESPN Stats and Information
If the Browns decide to go with a quarterback with one of their first-round picks, they'll hope for a better result than the other times they've picked a QB in the opening round. All four struggled to hold down the starting spot in Cleveland.
Before the first round gets rolling on Thursday, Todd McShay takes one more stab at predicting the picks. Watch the NFL draft unfold live on ESPN and the ESPN App at 8 p.m. ET.
Myles Garrett would be a sensible, logical No. 1. But nothing is certain, and if the Browns go another route, the happiest team would be the 49ers.
Browns lineman Joe Thomas says he's "already seeing memory loss" but is "willing to accept" the risks of playing in the NFL.
The safety position has never been more important, which is why someone besides Myles Garrett or Mitchell Trubisky ought to be considered for the Browns.
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Consistent quarterback play has been a lingering problem in Cleveland for many years. With two first-round picks, the Browns could address those issues by picking Deshaun Watson or Mitchell Trubisky in the draft.
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Owners of the top overall pick, the Browns could take several routes in the upcoming draft. What position should they prioritize?
Herm Edwards and Warren Sapp disagree on Myles Garrett, as Edwards is much higher on the likely No. 1 pick than the Hall of Fame defensive lineman is.
With a lot of needs, the Seahawks could use more picks. The Browns have 11 picks, including three of the first 31, to nab a QB. Will the teams deal?
In this scenario the Browns get the best player in the draft, a potential defensive standout, and they get a QB they hope can grow into "the guy."
NFL Nation reporters played general manager for the teams they cover and picked a first-round mock draft, featuring Cleveland snagging two potential franchise-changing players.