Browns get picks by trading down
BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns made three trades in the first round of the NFL draft, just not the one everyone expected.
Eric Mangini began his first draft as Cleveland's coach by striking a deal with his old bosses, sending the No. 5 overall pick to the New York Jets, his former team, who took USC quarterback Mark Sanchez. In return, Cleveland got the No. 17 pick, a second-rounder (No. 52) and three Jets: defensive end Kenyon Coleman, safety Abram Elam and quarterback Brett Ratliff.
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2009 NFL Draft