Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick

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How the team reacts to sudden change will go a long way during the most vital moments of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Melifonwu was fond of the Bears coaching staff at the Senior Bowl - "Everybody was really hands-on", he said - but was not one of the players invited for a private visit at Halas Hall.

ESPN is reporting that one of the most important questions in the 2017 National Football League draft is whether the Cleveland Browns should pick quarterback Mitchell Trubisky with the No. 1 overall selection.

Obi Melifonwu was the last person surprised by his ridiculous NFL Scouting Combine showing. With just DE/OLB Emmanuel Ogbah (six) the only Brown to surpass three sacks in 2016, their pass rush needs bolstering.

A pivotal Browns figure is a San Diegan, La Jolla resident Paul DePodesta, a former Padres exec who is in his second offseason with Cleveland's front office. Reports out of the city have stated that their decision is down to Garrett and North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky.

The Browns, in many ways, hold the keys. "That's going to make his transition a little bit easier even though he hasn't played". 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. The reason teams trade to get up that high is almost always to snare a quarterback.

The Browns have been linked to Jimmy Garoppolo of the New England Patriots and A.J. McCarron of the Cincinnati Bengals. While Seattle still owns his rights, Lynch is expected to make up for the departure of Latavius Murray by signing with the Raiders despite a contract snag earlier this week. That remains to be seen and could depend largely on the actions of other teams.

If the Bears are sold enough on Glennon to not spend this pick on a quarterback, they need to spend it on a difference-maker in the secondary.

How will the availabilities of Kirk Cousins and Richard Sherman influence the draft?

In that span the Aggies have had two players drafted second overall: Von Miller in 2011 and Luke Joeckel in 2013.

Thus, making a trade for the second overall choice is less likely.

Still, Cleveland wouldn't be the first team to talk itself into reaching for a quarterback.

But as he was wrapped up his news conference, Brown, who has spent the past year acquiring picks for this draft, finally gave a definitive answer. There is some agreement about the top four prospects available: Trubisky, Clemson's Deshaun Watson, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer, and Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes.

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