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Terrell Owens, Mike Vrabel picked where Browns draft in third round


As the time nears to rally the draft wagon, the Browns own eight picks after the first round, mostly at slots that might suggest someone anonymous.

All eight of those post-Round 1 slots have produced someone who for one reason or another became famous.

In Part 2 of the series, we delve into the Browns’ two scheduled spots in Round 3. We bring to the stage the names that get everyone’s attention. We take a quick look at the league’s recent picks at specific spots and recall interesting names from past Browns drafts, all with an aim of putting Cleveland’s 2021 draft in context.

More:NFL draft Revue: A Hall of Famer and other fun faces from where the Browns pick in Round 2

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 1987, file photo, New York Giants coach Bill Parcells is carried off the field after the Giants defeated the Denver Broncos 39-20 in SuperBowl XXI NFL football game in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Round 3

Browns pick at No. 89

Notable No. 89s: Wichita State lineman Bill Parcells (Lions, 1964) got cut prior to what would have been his rookie season and immediately went into coaching. … Arizona safety Chuck Cecil (Packers, 1988) became the subject of a Sports Illustrated cover story headlined, “Is Chuck Cecil Too Vicious for the NFL?” … Fresno State halfback Lorenzo Neal (Saints, 1993) converted to fullback and made four Pro Bowls during a 16-year career. … Chattanooga wideout Terrell Owens (49ers, 1996) played 15 pro seasons and ranks third all-time with 15,934 receiving yards. … South Carolina tight end Jared Cook (Titans, 2009) has played 12 seasons and recently signed a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Chargers. … Akiem Hicks (Regina/Saints, 2012), a 350-pound defensive tackle, was named the 75th-best player in Bears history in a 2019 feature. He has been with Chicago since 2016.

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