NFL Draft rumors: Browns reportedly want to trade for No. 3 selection

Jason Miller

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The Cleveland Browns, who hold the sixth pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, could be looking to move up into the third overall spot to take a pass-rusher, according to's Albert Breer on Thursday.

Breer says the move could be an attempt to get in front the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions, teams who could also be targeting pass-rushers with the fourth and fifth overall selections. Cleveland is projected to take Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner in Matthew Fairburn's latest mock draft for SB Nation, in a move that would seemingly address one of their most glaring needs -- another corner opposite Joe Haden.

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This report, then, would put the Browns on a different course. Breer later added that the latest guessing from folks in the know sees Oregon hybrid linebacker-defensive end Dion Jordan, as well as LSU's Barkevious Mingo -- the top two outside linebacker prospects in Dan Kadar's position rankings -- as the likely targets if Cleveland does indeed try to trade up.

The Browns finished the 2012 regular season tied for 11th in the league with 38 sacks.

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