Projecting The Top 4 Slots Of The 2018 NFL Draft Post CombineAs expected the top players in the class of 2018 did not disappoint in Indianapolis and what had been scouted throughout the college football season was essentially confirmed. Here's how we think the top of the draft will play out with the Browns holding picks 1 and 4.
Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick Sees Opportunity To Fix Browns Losing CultureThe Browns are in desperate need of a playmaker on the back end of their defense at free safety and cornerback and Fitzpatrick would provide just that. He returned 4 of his 9 interceptions for touchdowns at Alabama. In total he broke up 24 passes, had 110 solo tackles - 171 combined and 16.5 of them for a loss, forced 2 fumbles and had 5 sacks in 3 seasons.
NFL Combine Shows Just How Hard John Dorsey's Job Will Be In April And Other Thoughts From IndianapolisWith the NFL Combine winding down here are some thoughts on the week in Indianapolis.
Combine Notes: Shaquem Griffin's 20-Rep Bench Press Highlights The DaySaturday afternoon at the Indianapolis Convention Center Griffin put on one of the most inspirational and impressive performances ever seen.
NC State's Bradley Chubb Says Being Paired With Myles Garrett Would Be 'Special'Could the Browns, who own two of the top 4 picks in the draft, take another defensive end high for a second straight year after drafting Myles Garrett No. 1 overall a year ago?
Wyoming QB Josh Allen, UCLA's Josh Rosen Let Deep Ball Fly During Combine Workouts SaturdayAllen was sensational throwing against air hitting his target on a variety of routes, but it was his deep ball that fired up the hype machine Saturday.
Last 2 Heisman Winners Face Scrutiny Over NFL FuturesThe two Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks found themselves repeatedly talking about their biggest perceived weaknesses — Mayfield's size and brash personality and Jackson's future at quarterback. All they need to do now is convince pro scouts they're worthy of being first-round draft picks in April.
Sam Darnold Won't Throw But Turnovers Are A Question He Has To Answer At The CombineDarnold is spending his time meeting with teams in Indianapolis where he's accounting for 36 turnovers in 27 games for the Trojans his bid to remain the top QB on draft boards.
Combine Notes: Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Doesn't Disappoint, Oklahoma OT Orlando Brown Does FridayWhile Barkley was sensational on the field of Lucas Oil Stadium, Oklahoma offensive tackle Orlando Brown had one of the worst days for a highly regarded prospect in memory.
Wyoming's Josh Allen Aims To Go From Junior College To No. 1 In DraftDespite his low completion percentage, Allen's 6-foot-4, 237-pound frame and strong arm makes scouts salivate and he believes he's the best in the class.
Confident, Not Cocky Baker Mayfield Says He's The One That Can Turn Browns AroundWhile many understandably scoff at what the Browns have become and their 1-31 record the last two seasons, Mayfield didn't sound like someone who is ready to shy away from the challenge of resurrecting what was once a great franchise prior to 1999.