The Cleveland Browns have hired former Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan to serve as a personnel consultant to assist the team in this year’s draft, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.
McCloughan, who is recognized as one of the league’s top talent evaluators, participated in meetings with the Browns’ full scouting department on Saturday.
Cleveland hasn’t had the most glowing draft record, despite the number of first round and top 10 picks they have had over the past several seasons.
With the Browns owning the the 1st and 4th pick, a total of 12 picks in the upcoming draft, it is vital that the team gets this draft right, especially as they look for a franchise quarterback.
McCloughan has been open about his opinion of Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, who he sees as a “favorite” in the draft.
McCloughan has a history with new Browns’ general manager John Dorsey, who served with one another under Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf.
Chiefs Looking at New Contract for Patrick Mahomes After 2019
While there is still disappointment surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs following their AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots, the future is bright, especially after an MVP-type season from quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chiefs are looking to work on a new contract with Mahomes following the 2019 season, when he will become eligible for a contract extension.
The report goes on tho speculate that the new deal for Mahomes could be the NFL’s first $200 million deal.
Mahomes, 23, threw for 5,097 yards and a league-leading 50 touchdowns in 2018, leading the Chiefs to the AFC Championship game.
Jaguars Re-Sign Jarrod Wilson
The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed safety Jarrod Wilson to a three-year contract, the team officially announced last week.
Wilson, 24, was set to become a free agent this offseason, but the new deal will keep him in the fold through the 2021 season.
Wilson collected 21 tackles, two pass deflections, and a forced fumble last season for the Jags.
Texans Re-Sign Seantrel Henderson
The Texans announced that they have re-signed Henderson, who had expressed a desire to stay in Houston, for a one-year, $4.5 million contract.
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