Report: Browns will still consider drafting Barkley despite signing Hyde

The Cleveland Browns reportedly handed a significant contract to Carlos Hyde - $15 million over three seasons - in free agency, but that signing won't eliminate top running back Saquon Barkley from the team's draft board, a league source told ESPN's Pat McManamon.

"Nobody is ruled out," the source said of the Browns' draft board.

Barkley is reportedly in play to be the first running back taken No. 1 overall since 1995. Cleveland owns the No. 4 overall pick too, but it seems unlikely that the former Penn State standout will still be available at that spot.

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The Browns also have Duke Johnson to pair with Hyde, so adding Barkley could give Cleveland one of the league's most versatile and explosive backfields.

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