Von Miller: Myles Garrett 'gonna be' No. 1 pick

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Remember all the nonsensical hot takes that came from wannabe GM #BrownsTwitter1 after Myles Garrett was found saying-months after the fact-that he wanted to play for his hometown team, the Dallas Cowboys?

The Cleveland Browns are in an ongoing state of rebuild, with failed quarterback draft picks and high picks at other positions that turned into busts. Could they end up with a third before the clock strikes midnight on round one on April 27? In a recent interview, Garrett was asked to make his sales pitch to the Browns as a franchise who hasn't had a franchise quarterback since Bernie Kosar to take him first-overall over a quarterback.

Myles Garrett should be going first overall to the Cleveland Browns and I don't think there's much of a debate about it. He went back to the standard picks for the Titans- Marshon Lattimore at 5 and John Ross at 18.

Given the amount of quarterback-needy teams in the National Football League, coupled with teams that have aging starters, surely there is a logical destination for the talented Tarheel signal-caller. The Tennessee Titans own the fifth pick but they are still undecided on who to select.

Sticking with La Canfora, he reports that North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky won't last long on draft night. Would any of those four teams be willing to wheel and deal with the Browns so Cleveland can draft the hometown kid?

Has Browns coach Hue Jackson given you any indication as to which way they're leaning? He'll need to shore up his mental errors and become a more consistent tackler in order to see the field on defense, so at this stage he's primary role is likely to be special teams. The Browns have reportedly had discussions with the Broncos about their pick at number 20.

The last running back to be selected with the No. 1 overall pick was Ki-Jana Carter in 1995.

"I haven't talked to him but two times, and it was just, 'Hey, hello.' Or at halftime: 'Get after it, big dog.' All right, will do [laughs]".

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