NFL Network's Michael Silver reports that the Browns have discussed trading up with "at least" three teams holding top-eight picks.
A scout speaking to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel said UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky has "a ceiling to be a solid starter like Alex Smith."
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport cites multiple sources stating the 49ers are still considering a QB at No. 2 overall.
Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky is "still under serious consideration by the Browns at No. 1."
NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah believes that there is a 70% chance that the Browns select a quarterback in the first round.
On a Friday conference call, NFL Network's Mike Mayock expressed a lack of enthusiasm for the Jets drafting a quarterback at No. 6.
CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports that Browns HC Hue Jackson and his staff are "all-in" on Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett at No. 1, but the front office is leaning towards UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky and owner Jimmy Haslam "badly wants a QB."
Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson has heard from "adamant" evaluators over the last week that the Browns, 49ers, Bears and Bills are targeting UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky.
An NFC general manager told WalterFootball's Charlie Campbell that the San Francisco 49ers are "desperate to trade down."
WalterFootball's Charlie Campbell reports that the Jets and Browns have discussed a trade scenario that would allow Cleveland to move from No. 12 to No. 6 to take a quarterback.
Appearing on the Rotoworld Football Podcast, Eric Galko of Optimum Scouting passed along word that UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky reached out to the Bills for advice prior to declaring for the NFL draft.
The Sporting News' Eric Galko hears that "[t]he Jaguars are the one wild card people around the league believe are in play for a QB."
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler writes that "there are several around the league who aren't convinced" that the Bears will pass on a quarterback at No. 3.
49ers GM John Lynch says he's willing to trade the No. 2 overall pick.