Cleveland Browns Exec Reveals That Team Had Sam Darnold Number As Their #1 Pick Until They Interviewed Baker Mayfield

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It appears that the Cleveland Browns had every intention of picking Sam Darnold until they spoke with Baker Mayfield at the combine. According Browns exec Alonzo Highsmith the team had Darnold number one overall on their board for nearly a year until Mayfield blew them away during their off-the-filed interviews.


Highsmith, who began his career in scouting alongside Dorsey in the late 1990s, told a little joke and then gave a serious answer.

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