Cleveland Browns: Thumbs down on a way-too-early 2021 NFL mock draft

Cleveland Browns (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images) /
1 of 3
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) /

A new mock draft season has officially arrived, as the Cleveland Browns net two new players in a recently published two-round 2021 mock draft.

Mock drafting, especially when it comes to the Cleveland Browns. Ridiculous waste of time. Non-sense. It’s a way of life.  Sports offers hope, right. The prospect of finding that one missing puzzle piece that forever transforms your franchise.

Well, Browns fans are thinking they’ve found the left tackle of the future in Jedrick Wills, and that may very well be the case. But what about next year?

Pro Football Network chimed in with a two-round mock, thanks to writer Neal Driscoll.

Where the Browns ultimately pick in the 2021 draft has everything to do with Baker Mayfield and the play of the quarterback position.

The Browns heavily upgraded the offensive line, possess to top tier receivers, signed a tight end to the richest deal in league history and carry, arguably, the best running back in the game in the backfield.

It’s kind of a shock to hear talk radio talk radio being luke warm about the idea of making playoffs. Don’t know what they’re waiting for, but after last year’s debacle, this team needs to win. Now.

If the Browns are picking in the mid-teens, it’s safe to to say Mayfield probably won’t be completing passes above 60 percent.

Grades are pass fail on this one, so with the Browns’ first pick, Cleveland takes…