Titans selected Oregon QB Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft.
The Browns trading up for Oregon QB Marcus Mariota would be the "least surprising" move of the draft, according to Dane Brugler.
The Titans have not received a trade offer from the Browns for the No. 2 pick, according to beat writer Paul Kuharsky.
"I don't understand why [Oregon QB Marcus Mariota] isn't the No. 1 player in this draft on Mel Kiper's Big Board," said ESPN NFL Insider Jon Gruden.
An NFL scout said he "would much rather have" Oregon QB Marcus Mariota than FSU's Jameis Winston because "at least you're going to get the best he has all the time."
The MMQB's Peter King believes the Titans will select Oregon QB Marcus Mariota at No. 2 if they do not trade the pick.
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock explained on Thursday why he ranks Oregon QB Marcus Mariota No. 1 on his position rankings.
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is "a great athlete with all the measurables to be a success at any level even if he were a tailback in the old single wing offense," notes Frank Cooney of NFLDraftScout.com.
Nashville Tennessean beat writer Jim Wyatt "won't be surprised" if the Titans pick Oregon QB Marcus Mariota No. 2 overall.
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock believes that the Jets should "sprint" to pick up Oregon QB Marcus Mariota at No.6.
ESPN's Adam Schefter said the hypothetical of the Eagles trading up for Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is now a "possibility."
An NFL analytics director believes Oregon QB Marcus Mariota should have been ranked higher on Mel Kiper's rankings than FSU's Jameis Winston.
The MMQB's Peter King spoke with former NFL executives Ron Wolf and Bill Polian regarding their preference of Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, and the two were split.
Browns HC Mike Pettine replied "Sure, why not?" when asked if Cleveland was open to trading up for Oregon QB Marcus Mariota.