Prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi speculated that Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett was going to be a first-round pick. Now that Lombardi's been named as the Cleveland Browns' new GM, he'll have a chance to back up that evaluation if he so chooses.
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