Russell must shed some weight
Some of the draft's elite players, including JaMarcus Russell and Calvin Johnson, arrived in Indianapolis carrying excess baggage.
The most exciting draft news to report on Friday was Cleveland winning a coin flip against Tampa Bay to earn the third overall pick in this year's draft.
The Browns are expected to take Oklahoma RB Adrian Peterson, which would not affect the Bucs' draft strategy, as Tampa used the fifth overall pick on Cadillac Williams two years ago. However, offensive tackle is considered a high priority for both teams, so the coin flip could become a major factor if Wisconsin OT Joe Thomas is available for Cleveland with the third pick.
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John Clayton, Todd McShay and Len Pasquarelli were in Indianapolis to cover this year's NFL scouting combine. Read their daily reports and features leading into April's NFL draft.
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