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Fast Lane: The First-Round Trade

Fast Lane: The First-Round Trade

OBR Browns insider Lane Adkins takes you inside the Browns' war room during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and explains how the team ended up with Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert at No. 9 and the Buffalo Bills' first-round pick in 2015.

The Browns were very close to selecting wide receiver Sammy Watkins with the No. 4 selection in the draft. In the hours leading up to their time on the clock, the Browns had linebacker Khalil Mack, offensive tackle Jake Matthews, wide receivers Sammy Watkins and Mike Evans and cornerback Justin Gilbert as the players they would select from. General manager Ray Farmer had a discussion with his...

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