In this mock draft Cleveland aggressively tried to move the first-overall pick, hoping to gain as many futur..."/> In this mock draft Cleveland aggressively tried to move the first-overall pick, hoping to gain as many futur..."/> In this mock draft Cleveland aggressively tried to move the first-overall pick, hoping to gain as many futur..."/>

NFL Mock Draft 2.0: Week 16 Brings Massive Trading

Nov 12, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Myles Garrett (15) attempts to sack Mississippi Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson (20) during the second quarter at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 12, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Myles Garrett (15) attempts to sack Mississippi Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson (20) during the second quarter at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports /
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Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes offensive lineman Pat Elflein (65) in game action against the Oregon Ducks in the 2015 CFP National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium. Ohio State won 42-20. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes offensive lineman Pat Elflein (65) in game action against the Oregon Ducks in the 2015 CFP National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium. Ohio State won 42-20. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports /

24. player. 53. . C. Ohio State. Pat Elflein

Surprise! We hinted at this type of moving happening earlier, and the Browns were able to acquire a third first-round draft pick. Getting what you can for Joe Thomas is imperative for Cleveland, and with Cam Robinson on board Thomas becomes a luxury. Seattle is desperate for a tackle, and gets one of the best in the league.

While the asking price for Thomas was higher than just a first, Cleveland takes what they can get.

Once again quarterbacks were on the table, but at this moment the Browns want to take reliable prospects they can build around. Losing Alex Mack was a major step back for the Browns, and we saw what a great center can do for a team like Atlanta. Drafting the best center in this year’s class with Pat Elflein made sense for a young team. They had a ton of picks thanks to the Eagles trade, and have taken full advantage of that.