Daily Dawg Tags: McCloughan still loves Baker

MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 27: Baker Mayfield
MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 27: Baker Mayfield /

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It looks as if the Cleveland Browns new draft consultant hasn’t changed his views on the incoming quarterback class in the 2018 NFL Draft. Scot McCloughan was brought in to consult the team ahead of the draft and he didn’t back down on his previous stance that Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the top signal caller in the draft.

Obviously he isn’t alone in this regard as the Heisman Trophy winner has plenty of believers. He also has plenty of doubters, including a large base of Cleveland fans who would prefer a more traditional passer like Sam Darnold out of USC.

The draft itself is still way ahead of us, so for now this is all just simply talk. Still, it’s worth catching up on that story and many more with your Daily Dawg Tags.

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