Daily Dawg Tags: The benefits of building through the draft


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Tuesday, May 10.

Cleveland Browns:

Cleveland Browns: The benefits of building through the draft

"The Cleveland Browns selected 14 players in the 2016 NFL Draft as the new group in charge looks to make drastic changes to the misfortune surrounding this team since 1999. The draft has been something fans in Cleveland always looked forward to, but something that also gave fans terrible flashbacks to busted picks that set the franchise back years."

Cleveland Browns: 5 questions on Scooby Wright

"The Cleveland Browns selected former University of Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright in the seventh-round of the 2016 NFL Draft, so we caught up with Shereen Rayan of Zona Zealots to learn more about Wright and his potential with the Browns."

Can the defense put some bite in Ray Horton’s bark?

"Cleveland Browns fans far and wide are intimately familiar with Ray Horton and his defensive bromides. He famously wants “big men who can run and little men who can hit” to lead his defense. In addition, he has a hunger for opposing quarterbacks."

How Joe Schobert can help Browns defense (clevelandbrowns.com)

"When it’s come to discussing new linebacker Joe Schobert, Browns coach Hue Jackson and vice president player personnel Andrew Berry have veered away from pigeonholing the former Wisconsin linebacker into one specific position."

Browns’ 14 draft picks bring impressive list of achievements (ESPN)

"The Cleveland Browns wound up with 14 players in the NFL draft. They also wound up with a laundry list of achievements and accomplishments that would make Wikipedia check twice. In their 14 players, the Browns drafted six consensus All-Americas, eight players who made first team in their conference, three who won national awards, five who were the player of the year offensively or defensively in their conference, two who led the nation in a particular category, five who set school records, and three who were a team MVP."

NFL News:

Adrian Peterson thinks Vikings can win Super Bowl this season (FanSided)

"Last season, the Minnesota Vikings surprised many by bringing home the NFC North championship before losing a heartbreaker in their playoff opener to the Seattle Seahawks (on a missed field goal attempt by Blair Walsh). In 2016, arguably the best player on the team thinks the men in purple will do a lot more."

Sam Bradford wise to return to Philadelphia Eagles (NFL Spin Zone)

"It is easy to understand why Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford has been less than pleased this spring. Yes, Bradford has literally millions of reasons to feel secure. Bradford has, per Spotrac, earned over $78 million off of just his National Football League contracts since entering the league back in 2010. The former first-overall NFL Draft pick recently put pen to paper on a deal that will earn him at least $22 million in additional income. Bradford could certainly be doing worse for himself."

Peyton Manning visits Dolphins to tutor Ryan Tannehill (NFL.com)

"Aside from shooting an endless stream of commercials that are sure to run all football season, what has Peyton Manning been doing with himself since announcing his retirement? We know he’s not planning on working in television and likely won’t find a high-end front office gig at this stage of the year. In the meantime, it seems Manning has been playing tutor."