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Another day, and now the Baker Mayfield buzz builds for the Browns at No. 1

This time, the rumor comes from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, among others.

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On Monday, Peter King of The MMQB got people believing that the Cleveland Browns were “off” of Josh Allen and “on” to Sam Darnold. But later on Monday and now into Tuesday morning, it’s the Baker Mayfield hype that is building when it comes to the Browns at No. 1 overall, starting with this Tuesday morning tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter:

Back on Monday, after King’s stuff about Darnold came out, Benjamin Allbright said that he’s been hearing a lot of buzz building about Baker being taken with the first overall pick.

Allbright later added that he still thinks the pick will be Darnold, but that the Baker possibility came from “several respected persons over the past week.” And then adding even more confusion to the mix, on Monday, Dan Patrick said the following:

I just want to know who the damn quarterback will be already! Thursday night can’t get here soon enough.