North Carolina WR Greg Little joins a Cleveland offense looking to get the ball outside more and lacking a go-to target.
Pittsburgh DE Jabaal Sheard, the Big East Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2010, could contend for a major role immediately in Cleveland.
The Browns traded down, then up, to land Baylor NT Phil Taylor, who has been compared to Vikings DT Pat Williams, with the No. 21 pick.
The Browns passed on drafting WR Julio Jones at No. 6 and traded down with Atlanta, a move that allows them to bolster their depth — and raises questions about their plans at wideout.
The Browns need defensive linemen, and Baylor NT Phil Taylor, a talented but somewhat risky pick, will be counted on to be a key part of their transition to a 4-3 front.
The Falcons traded five draft picks, including their 2011 and ’12 first round picks, to the Browns in exchange for the No. 6 overall pick, which they used to select Alabama WR Julio Jones.
The Patriots have interest in trading up to acquire the No. 6 overall pick, currently held by Cleveland, in Thursday's draft, according to The Boston Globe.
Browns RB Peyton Hillis will be on the cover of EA Sports' "Madden NFL 12" after winning a head-to-head vote against Eagles QB Michael Vick.
The lifting of the lockout — and the potential for free agency and trades to commence soon — could help many teams, but the AFC North's Browns and Bengals would be among the primary beneficiaries.
The Browns, who hold the No. 6 pick in Round One in Thursday's draft, have discussed trading down from that spot, team president Mike Holmgren told PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi of The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer on Wednesday.
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the sixth pick in the NFL draft, including TE Vernon Davis by the 49ers in 2006.
The Browns were fined $50,000 for "improper contact" with QB Colt McCoy and other players before the beginning of the lockout, PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi of The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, citing a source, reported Thursday.
Browns general manager Tom Heckert expressed confidence in the right side of Cleveland's offensive line at his pre-draft press conference Thursday.
The Browns' 2011 schedule appears favorable early — and fearsome late.
The Browns' 2011 schedule was released Tuesday evening.