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Tracking the Cleveland Browns 2014 NFL Draft Interests (3rd Edition)

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A snapshot of which players the Browns have shown an interest in for this year's draft.

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

It's time for the third edition of our annual "Tracking the Cleveland Browns Draft Interests," featuring who the team has reportedly taken a look at leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft. The following players have been added or had an adjustment to their row since the second edition:

QB Teddy Bridgewater, QB Jimmy Garoppolo, QB Tom Savage, QB Keith Wenning, QB Connor Shaw, RB Andre Williams, RB James White, OG Jon Halapio, DT Dominique Easley, CB Pierre Desir, and CB Nevin Lawson.

Listed below, you will find a table that lists the players that the Browns have supposedly met with or scouted from either a visit to Berea, a private workout, or some other way. The list is not comprehensive, as I'm sure the team has scouted more players who aren't listed here. These are the ones who have supposedly been confirmed by media sources. The "other" category includes reported connections at the East/West Shrine Game, Senior Bowl, the NFL Combine, and Pro Days. The "projected round" data comes from NFLDraftScout.com.

Pos Player School Projected Round Visits to Berea
Private Workouts
Other*
QB Johnny Manziel Texas A&M 1 x x
QB Teddy Bridgewater Louisville 1 x x
QB Blake Bortles Central Florida 1 x x
QB Derek Carr Fresno State 1-2 x x
QB Jimmy Garoppolo Eastern Illinois 2-3 x x x
QB A.J. McCarron Alabama 3-4 x x
QB Aaron Murray
Georgia 4 x x
QB Tom Savage Pittsburgh 4-5 x x
QB Keith Wenning Ball State 6-7 x x
QB Connor Shaw
South Carolina
7 x x
QB Stephen Morris Miami 7 x
QB Brock Jensen North Dakota State 7 x
QB Jordan Lynch Northern Illinois 7 x
RB Carlos Hyde Ohio State 2 x
RB Andre Williams
Boston College
3 x
RB Ka'Deem Carey Arizona 3-4 x
RB James White
Wisconsin 5
x
FB Kiero Small
Arkansas 7
x
WR Sammy Watkins Clemson 1 x
WR Robert Herron Wyoming 3-4 x
WR Kevin Norwood
Alabama 4 x
WR Chandler Jones San Jose State 7 x
WR Corey Brown Ohio State 7 x
TE Ted Bosler Indiana 7 x
OT Jake Matthews Texas A&M 1 x
OT Jack Mewhort Ohio State 3 x
C Travis Swanson Arkansas State 3-4 x
OG Jon Halapio
Florida 5
x

x
OG Brandon Thomas (ACL)
Clemson 6-7
x
OG Trey Hopkins Texas 7 x
OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif McGill 7 x
OT Donald Hopkins Texas 7 x
DT Dominique Easley Florida 2 x
ILB Chris Borland Wisconsin 2-3 x
ILB Christian Jones Florida State 4 x
ILB Preston Brown Louisville 4-5 x
OLB Khalil Mack
Buffalo 1 x
OLB Ryan Shazier Ohio State 1 x
OLB Devon Kennard USC 5 x
OLB Michael Sam
Missouri 7
x
CB Pierre Desir
Lindenwood
3
x
CB Nevin Lawson
Utah State 4
x
CB Walt Aikens
Liberty 4-5
x


The Browns are allowed to host 30 players at their team headquarters in Berea. So far, they have utilized or scheduled at least 17 of them, according to reports:

Count Toward 30-Player Limit to Headquarters:

  1. QB Johnny Manziel
  2. QB Teddy Bridgewater
  3. QB Blake Bortles
  4. QB Derek Carr
  5. QB Jimmy Garoppolo
  6. QB A.J. McCarron
  7. QB Aaron Murray
  8. QB Tom Savage
  9. QB Keith Wenning
  10. QB Connor Shaw
  11. QB Brock Jensen
  12. FB Kiero Small
  13. OG Jon Halapio
  14. OG Trey Hopkins
  15. OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
  16. DT Dominique Easley
  17. CB Nevin Lawson

If you know of any other players the Browns have reportedly met with or scouted, let us know in the comments section and we will be sure to add them in our next version of this table.