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The Browns Are Still Considering Baker Mayfield At No. 1 Overall

A general stadium view of FirstEnergy Stadium during the second half of the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: A general stadium view of FirstEnergy Stadium during the second half of the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 10, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Steelers defeated the Browns 21-18. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Browns have the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Who are they going to take with the top pick?

A quarterback, in all likelihood. There appear to be two guys in the running - Wyoming's Josh Allen and USC's Sam Darnold.

Some experts are convinced the pick has already been decided on. It'll be Darnold, they say.

The Browns coach, though, admitted that another player is in the conversation: Baker Mayfield. The former Oklahoma star has impressed.

From Cleveland.com:

Hue Jackson wasn't sure what to make of Baker Mayfield and all of his antics before the pre-draft process, but the Oklahoma product has flipped the bad boy script and kept himself in the mix for the Browns at No. 1

"I think he's outstanding,'' Jackson said at the NFL Annual Meeting coaches' breakfast here Tuesday morning.

"I have a different appreciation for Baker. Spending that time with him, what a leader, tremendous person. There is a young girl (Mackenzie Asher) that he spent some time with. That was a tragic story, but I truly believe that's who Baker Mayfield is. He is important in the community. I think he's important to his teammates. I kind of feel like he's the Pied Piper of Oklahoma football.''

If Mayfield does go No. 1 overall, he won't be on stage at the NFL Draft. The former Oklahoma star has said he'll be watching the draft from home.

The first round is set for Thursday, April 26. It'll take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.