The Browns have actually considered taking two quarterbacks
It has been suggested, mostly as a joke, that the Browns could ensure that they’ll get a great quarterback by using both the No. 1 and No. 4 overall pick on that position. Apparently, it’s not as big of a joke as many had believed.
Kevin Clark of TheRinger.com reports that the Browns have thought about it, discussed it, and investigated it. The work progressed to the point where one unnamed source with whom Clark spoke was able to rattle off every previous instance of teams drafting two passers high because he’d done the prep work on the idea.
Albert Pujols got his 2,989th career hit with an RBI single in the third inning, but the Angels’ designated hitter was ejected in the fifth after slamming his bat and helmet into the dirt while protesting a called third strike by umpire Vic Carapazza.
As the draft approaches, there’s a sense that the top four quarterbacks have been whittled to a top three, with separation developing between the trio of Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, and Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen, who many regard as the guy with the highest floor of all 2018 quarterbacks. If Rosen trickles out of the top five and if neither the Dolphins nor the Bills jump up to No. 6 (Colts), No. 7 (Bucs), or No. 8 (Bears) to get him, the 49ers will be sitting there at No. 9.
Given that the Patriots essentially gave Garoppolo to Kyle Shanahan and company for a second-round pick, would Shanahan and the 49ers be reasonable in their demands, if the Patriots offer, say, the 23rd overall pick and the 31st overall pick for the ability to draft Rosen?
I’m pleased that my country came out to support us, said Minnesota’s Eddie Rosario, like Lindor a native Puerto Rican — and on this night, a co-favorite of the sold-out crowd of 19,516 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, Great emotions to be here. Happy that we’re here.
Lindor and Rosario will have more Puerto Ricans on the field with them in Wednesday’s series finale, with the Twins sending right-hander Jose Berrios to the mound and the Indians set to start Roberto Perez at catcher.