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2013 Shrine Game Prospect Preview Mock Draft

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The versatile Duke Williams could be a third round target for the Browns (Photo: Editor: Justin Higdon

The East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida is an annual showcase for collegiate football players who are generally considered mid-to-late round NFL Draft prospects.  While former Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins parlayed a Shrine Game invitation into and eventual first round landing spot, participants more often wind up being drafted in rounds three through seven, if at all.  Last year’s game yielded 37 draft choices, including Jenkins, Greg “The Leg” Zuerlein, and Redskins’ rookie sensation Alfred Morris.  Theoretically, an NFL team could bolster its roster by using picks in rounds three through seven solely on Shrine Game participants.  So what if the Cleveland Browns attempted to do just that?  Based on the current roster, and without accounting for potential trades, it might turn out something like this… (more…)

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