The star college quarterback reportedly does not want to play in Cleveland.
Cleveland is set to be picking at the top of the 2018 NFL Draft and, like they always do, the Browns need a quarterback.
This could propel UCLA star QB Josh Rosen to return to school.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Rosen might hesitate to declare for the draft if Cleveland plans on taking him. He's reportedly expressed concerns about ending up with the Browns.
Privately, Rosen has expressed concern about winding up in Cleveland and would rather be with a more stable franchise, such as the Giants.
Rosen plans to sit down with his parents after the Cactus Bowl for a "serious conversation" before making a final decision about whether to turn pro. Whether Cleveland has the No. 1 overall pick could influence his decision, according to a source.
The 0-14 Browns can secure the top pick in this year's draft with a loss to Chicago or a win by the Giants (2-12) on Sunday.
Rosen, the top QB on the draft boards of both Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, is reportedly sitting out of the Bruins' bowl game with concussion-like symptoms. UCLA is set to play Kansas State in the Cactus Bowl on Tuesday.