2015 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns 1st Round Picks from 2008 to 2014

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May 9, 2014; Berea, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns first round draft picks Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State) and Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) are introduced to the media with head coach Mike Pettine (left) and general Manager Ray Farmer (left) at the Cleveland Browns Headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

The 2015 NFL Draft is coming closer and closer. Only two days from now, we will witness how 32 NFL franchises, including the Cleveland Browns, try everything to build the best possible team for next season. While some will do exactly that, there will be others that will not be as successful.

The name “Factory of Sadness” did not come up randomly. There has been a long history of sadness for members and fans of the post-1999 Cleveland Browns. We are all hoping that after the “new” logo and new uniforms, management can also turn it around in the draft. With two first round picks, the tools are certainly there.

Until then, let’s take another look at former first round picks. After the selections from 1999 to 2007 (click here), we have the picks from 2008 to 2014 for you.

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