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Browns win toss, will pick third

Zac Jackson, Staff Writer


INDIANAPOLIS -- There was good news for the Browns Friday morning as they won the coin toss with Tampa Bay and will pick third overall in April's NFL Draft.

The teams gathered at 7:45 a.m. to toss the coin. Tampa Bay's representative, general manager Bruce Allen,called heads, and the coin came up tails.

The Browns were represented by general manager Phil Savage.

The toss was necessary because both teams finished with identical 4-12 records and identical opponents' winning percentages.

The Browns also won a combine coin flip tiebreaker in 2002 with Atlanta for the 16th overall pick.

Stay tuned to throughout the day for more from the combine.