As new Browns coach Hue Jackson looks to stop the NFL's fastest-spinning revolving door at the quarterback position, signing Griffin doesn't alone accomplish that, according to NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock.
"You can never have enough quarterbacks, and you've got to believe in the competition mantra. ... The way I look at this, it changes nothing," Mayock said on Thursday during NFL Network's coverage of Wentz's pro day. "It gets another competent quarterback on your roster. ... If you believe there's a franchise quarterback at No. 2 when you're on the clock, you'd better draft him. From my perspective, if it's Carson Wentz, draft him. Let him compete with the other two guys and let's see what happens."
Four years after the Washington Redskins made Griffin the No. 2 overall pick of the 2012 draft, Cleveland has the very same pick in 2016. And with plenty of evidence that there are no certainties at the NFL's most crucial position -- most recently the club's release of 2014 first-round pick Johnny Manziel -- the Browns aren't in a position to make any assumptions about the direction Griffin's career arc will take after four rocky years in Washington.