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Tracking the Cleveland Browns 2014 NFL Draft Interests (Final Edition)

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

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It's time for the final 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. There haven't been too many adjustments since our third edition, but anything we can grasp is useful to have:

WR Nathan Slaughter, WR Corey Brown (added a visit), OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (removed a visit), DE Chris Schaudt, OLB Anthony Larry, CB Justin Gilbert, and CB Darqueze Dennard.

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

Pos Player School Projected Round Visits to Berea
Private Workouts
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
FB Kiero Small
Arkansas 7
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 x
WR Nathan Slaughter West Texas A&M 7
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

OG Brandon Thomas (ACL)
Clemson 6-7
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
DE Chris Schaudt Minnesota St.

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
OLB Anthony Larry E. Washington 7
CB Justin Gilbert
Oklahoma State
CB Darqueze Dennard
Michigan State
CB Pierre Desir
CB Nevin Lawson
Utah State 4
CB Walt Aikens
Liberty 4-5

The Browns are allowed to host 30 players at their team headquarters in Berea. Media reports made note of at least 18 of them:

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. WR Corey Brown
  14. OG Jon Halapio
  15. OG Trey Hopkins
  16. DT Dominique Easley
  17. CB Nevin Lawson
  18. CB Darqueze Dennard* (uncertain)

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.