Wheeling and Dealing

Browns swap first-round picks with Falcons. Atlanta takes Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones. Cleveland collects a truck load of draft picks.

BEREA—There was a lot of speculation the Browns would trade down in the first round…and they did.

The Browns made a blockbuster trade as they sent their sixth overall pick to Atlanta for the Falcons' first round choice this year (27th overall) and the Falcons second-round (59th overall) and the Falcons fourth-round (124th overall). In addition, the Browns will get the Falcons 2012 first-round and fourth-round picks

The Falcons immediately selected wide receiver Julio Jones.

All in all, the Browns added four more picks overall in the trade, two more picks thus far to give them 10 picks in this year's draft. They currently have Nos. 27, 37, 59, 70, 102, 124, 137, 168, 170 and 248. Speculation is the Browns will try and package the extra picks to move back up in the first round.


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