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Mayock: RGIII signing shouldn't affect Browns' draft strategy

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Robert Griffin III is the newest member of the Browns, but that doesn't mean Carson Wentz, Jared Goff -- the two most highly regarded quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL Draft -- or another QB prospect won't end up joining him in Cleveland.

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."

NFL Media analyst Charles Davis also believes Griffin's presence isn't something that will alter the Browns' draft intentions at quarterback, a position he took before Griffin's signing was official.

Browns head coach Hue Jackson and quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton were at North Dakota State on Thursday to witness Wentz's impressive throwing session at his pro day, which ended shortly before news of Griffin's signing broke.

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.

Follow Chase Goodbread on Twitter @ChaseGoodbread.

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