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NFL draft: NFC and AFC North draft needs

NFL draft: NFC and AFC North draft needs

The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions:

AFC North

This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They are in prime position to get one with either of their first-round picks, No. 4 or 26. They would love a wide receiver to they could pair with Josh Gordon, too, and if Clemson’s Sammy Watkins doesn’t go in the top three picks it will be difficult for Cleveland to pass on him. This franchise needs playmakers.

Even though they signed Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey this spring, the Pittsburgh...