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Sport Browns draft Kizer in long-awaited QB move

04:10  29 april  2017
04:10  29 april  2017 Source:   usatoday.com

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After DeShone Kizer sat through the entire first round of the draft in Philadelphia Thursday night without hearing his name called, he decided to return home to Toledo, Ohio rather The Cleveland Browns selected Kizer , the former Notre Dame quarterback , in the second round with the No. 52.

Browns trade QB DeShone Kizer to Packers. Aaron Rodgers is still the starter, but the Packers saw very little to believe that Brett Hundley is a player worth developing much longer . Kizer can be that player and learn from one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks without the pressure that he had in

  Browns draft Kizer in long-awaited QB move © Provided by USA Today

DeShone Kizer had to watch three other quarterbacks come off the board before him and wait until the second round of the 2017 NFL draft, but he found his landing spot on Friday.

The Cleveland Browns selected the former Notre Dame quarterback on Thursday with the No. 52 overall pick.

The Browns drafted Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday, and then moved back in a trade with the Houston Texans. North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky (No. 2 to Chicago Bears), Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes (No. 10 to Kansas City Chiefs) and Clemson's Deshaun Watson (No. 12 to the Houston Texans) all went in the top half of the first round.

Report: Browns still seriously considering Trubisky at No. 1

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The Cleveland Browns passed on both Deshaun Watson and Mitchell Trubisky in the first round of the NFL Draft , but they found their quarterback on Day 2

Cody Kessler replaced DeShone Kizer as the Browns quarterback struggled. When Jackson exited his news conference, he crossed paths with Kizer in the hallway as the quarterback headed toward the Jackson said the turnovers trumped any effect the move may have made on Kizer 's confidence.

At 6-4 and 230 pounds, Kizer's impressive physical tools drew the admiration of scouts. But he struggled last season and completed just 58.7% of his passes as Notre Dame went a disappointing 4-8. 

Coach Brian Kelly said earlier in April that Kizer "should still be in college" and needs time to develop.

“No one else can do what I can do," Kizer told USA TODAY Sports before the draft. "And I’ve truly figured out in this (draft) process, if I can maximize all my potential in every aspect of the game – this is bold – I do have the ability to be the greatest quarterback to ever play. Imagine taking (Tom) Brady’s intellect and Brady’s preparation and putting it on a guy with Cam Newton’s body. Why can’t I be the greatest? The only thing stopping me from it is me. That’s what’s driving me now.”

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