Browns asking for trouble if they select 2 QBs in same draft
For a moment last week, an NFC personnel man was presented with a watercooler debate. He was warned in advance: The question wasn’t meant to suggest the scenario would ever play out in an NFL draft room. Just for entertainment purposes, he was asked to present an argument – any argument – for why the Cleveland Browns should take quarterbacks with the first and fourth overall picks in this week’s NFL draft.
“It’s not even worth debating,” the executive said with an eyeroll tone. “That will never happen. It really can’t happen for a lot of reasons. That’s movie [expletive]. It’s not even worth getting into.”
That was a common refrain over the past week, when a handful of personnel evaluators were asked if there was even a slightly logical reason the Browns would take two quarterbacks with the first and fourth overall picks. While drafting USC’s Sam Darnold at No. 1 and UCLA’s Josh Rosen No. 4 overall might make a lively barstool argument, NFL evaluators will tell you the conversation is also just …well … dumb.
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