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Mock Draft Roundup: Analysts make their final picks for Browns at 1, 4

Posted Apr 26, 2018

The consensus as of Thursday morning is there is no consensus

It’s Draft Day.

By end of tonight, we’ll know what the Browns do with their first and fourth overall picks, ending months of speculation, rumors, educated guesses and everything in between.

The only thing certain as of Thursday morning is that nothing is certain.

As such, we're conducting one final roundup of all the mock drafts trying to put a finger on what Cleveland’s front office might do.

Mike Mayock - NFL.com

1. QB Sam Darnold (USC)

4. DE Bradley Chubb (N.C. State)

Of note: Mayock has the Giants taking Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 2 and the Bills trading up for Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen at No. 5.

Daniel Jeremiah - NFL.com

1. QB Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

12. CB Denzel Ward (Ohio State)

22. OT Kolton Miller (UCLA)

Of note: Jeremiah projects the Browns trade the No. 4 pick with Buffalo to acquire both of the Bills’ first-round picks.

Bucky Brooks NFL.com

1. QB Josh Allen (Wyoming)

4. RB Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

Of note: Brooks has the Bills taking Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph at No. 12.

Peter Schrager - NFL.com

1. Darnold

4. Barkley

Of note: Browns pick up Barkley after the Giants scoop up Chubb at No. 2. Schrager also believes Cleveland will take Texas tackle Connor Williams at No. 33, Central Florida cornerback Mike Hughes at No. 35 and Georgia outside linebacker Lorenzo Carter at 64.

Charles Davis - NFL.com

1. Darnold

4. Chubb

Of note: Davis has Allen falling to the Dolphins at 11.

Dane Brugler - NFLDraftScout.com

1. Darnold

4. Chubb

Of note: Brugler writes it wouldn’t be surprising if Cleveland took Mayfield instead at 1; has Rosen and Allen falling out of the top 10.

Rob Rang - NFLDraftScout.com

1. Darnold

4. Chubb

Charlie Campbell, WalterFootball.com

1. Allen

2. Barkley

Of note: Campbell has Rosen falling out of the top 10 while Allen, Darnold (No. 2 to Giants) and Baker Mayfield (No. 3 to Jets) are tabbed within the first five picks.

Evan Silva - Rotoworld.com

1. Darnold

4. Chubb​

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