One of the silver linings of the Cleveland Browns' dismal 1-15 season is that they will have the No.1 overall pick in April's 2017 NFL Draft ... and also the top picks in each subsequent round. They had the 31st-ranked scoring offense and the 30th-ranked scoring defense so there's no shortage of both needs and draft picks.
The potential first-ballot Hall-of-Fame left tackle's willingness to remain in Cleveland throughout his decorated career bears to mind the definition of insanity in its seeming expectation of different results from the same ingredients year in and year out.
"Ultimately, you want to go into the year as if you're need-agnostic, if you will, and ultimately our job is set a menu so to speak for the spring". We haven't determined that. But is he the best player? Is the best player a defensive end, is it a quarterback, is it a defensive back? We've got to find that out. I don't know that. But you think you'd be going too high for a quarterback at one overall?
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney weighed in while visiting Tuesday's practice.
"The Senior Bowl is really the first time you get to take a lot of the top prospects put them in a controlled environment and really quite honestly see how they do, see how they adjust and see how they compete against other top players in the country", Berry said. I think that's imperative.