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Report: Browns Inquired About Trading For Jimmy Garoppolo, Were Told No

The Cleveland Browns still don't have a quarterback.

The Cleveland Browns made three picks in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, but none addressed the team's biggest need. Cleveland opted to select former Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett, former Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers and former Miami tight end David Njoku. It remains to be seen whether the franchise will go after a signal-caller in the subsequent rounds of the draft.

One quarterback we know they won't be employing, however, appears to be New England Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Browns inquired about Garoppolo's availability on Thursday night, but were told no.

For those wondering, the three quarterbacks on Cleveland's roster - at the moment - are Kevin Hogan, Cody Kessler and Brock Osweiler.

Goroppolo, of course, is slated to be Tom Brady's backup heading into the 2017 season. It's unclear whether the Patriots have plans to ship him elsewhere before the season starts.