Browns mock draft 2020: Cleveland addresses need at tackle early, fills WR depth in Round 3

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The Browns are coming off a disappointing 6-10 season, and yet another regime is in charge. The current group is taking steps to stabilize a potential AFC playoff contender.

The new brass includes team president Paul DePodesta, general manager Andrew Berry and coach Kevin Stefanski. Cleveland made some savvy moves in free agency by bringing in tackle Jack Conklin and tight end Austin Hooper. It can address other team needs in the 2020 NFL Draft. This is also a good opportunity for management to show its chops.

Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer released his seven-round mock heading into the 2020 NFL Draft, and the Browns' picks in that mock address their needs.

Here is a closer look at the Browns' mock draft:

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Browns mock draft 2020RoundPick No.PlayerPositionCollege110Tristan WirfsOTIowa241Marlon DavidsonDTAuburn374Tyler JohnsonWRMinnesota397 (from Texans)Darnay HolmesCBUCLA4115Ashtyn DavisSCal6187Michael Divinity Jr.LBLSU7244Carlos DavisDTNebraska

    Round 1, Pick No. 10: Tristan Wirfs, OT, Iowa

    Baker Mayfield took 40 sacks in 2019, something the Browns have already addressed by adding Conklin via free agency. It wouldn't hurt to get another tackle in Wirfs, who wowed at the NFL Combine with an impressive performance that included a 4.85 40-yard dash. The 6-5, 320-pound tackle is part of a new wave of athletic offensive linemen, and he should be able to hold down the left side for years to come.

      Round 2, Pick No. 41: Marlon Davidson, DT, Auburn

      Davidson averaged 43 tackles the past four seasons as a four-year player at Auburn, and the 303-pound interior lineman adds depth to a line that will return Myles Garrett. Davidson didn't get as much attention as some of his teammates, bu

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      t he closed strong with 6.5 sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss in 2019.

        Round 3, Pick No. 74: Tyler Johnson, WR, Minnesota

        The Browns already have Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry; Johnson provides another consistent target for Mayfield. He enjoyed back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons with 25 total touchdowns in 2018 and '19. Johnson is a former high school quarterback who could have entered the NFL Draft last season. He's a middle-round value pick.

          Round 3, Pick No. 97 (from Texans) (compensatory): Darnay Holmes, CB, UCLA

          Holmes averaged 40 tackles per season with the Bruins, and he could work into a role behind Denzel Ward and Greedy Williams at corner for the Browns. Holmes is a former five-star recruit who can create turnovers, and he had two pick-sixes with the Bruins.

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            Round 4, Pick No. 115: Ashtyn Davis, S, California

            The Browns add more secondary help with Davis, a fifth-year senior who averaged 54 tackles and three interceptions the last two seasons. He also was a member of the Cal track team. The Browns signed safeties Karl Joseph and Andrew Sendejo in free agency. Davis adds more depth.

              Round 6, Pick No. 187: Michael Divinity Jr., LB, LSU

              Divinity was ruled ineligible for nine games last season after violating team rules, but he returned for the College Football Playoff championship game. The 6-2, 241-pound linebacker likely will slip down draft boards, but Divinity can be a difference maker. He will need to show more consistency at the next level.

                Round 7, Pick No. 244: Carlos Davis, DT, Nebraska

                Davis was a four-year contributor for the Huskers, and he had his most disruptive season in 2019 with four sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss. Davis also was a thrower on the track team. Cleveland already has a deep defensive line, so this is a luxury pick of sorts.