NFL Draft: Browns Take Richardson, Weeden

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The Browns took Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd pick in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Weeden is 28 years old, but set plenty of Cowboy school passing records. Scouts say he has a strong enough arm to make all the throws necessary to be a starting QB in the league.

It's expected he will compete with Colt McCoy in camp to try and earn the starting position.

The Browns' first pick was Alabama running back Trent Richardson in the first round. It was first reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN that the Browns would move up one spot and take Trent Richardson of Alabama. At 8:22 p.m., the commissioner called his name and fans roared at Radio City Music Hall in NYC.

Richardson has the power to break tackles and to play in the tough AFC North.

It's been reported, the Browns will give up a 4th rounder, a 5th rounder and a 7th rounder. Browns had 13 picks in this year's draft prior to the trade

Richardson was a key member of the Alabama Crimson Tide National Championship team.

Richardson appeared on ESPN and expressed excitement about the deal and the fact he will become a Brown. He even was wearing a Brown suit in New York. He then posed for pictures with Roger Goodell, holding up the Brown #1 Browns jersey.

Overwhelmingly, fans on our twitter feeds have endorsed the Browns' moves.

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