Hue Jackson Says Browns Nearly Drafted Dak Prescott over Cody Kessler

The Cleveland Browns have had little luck drafting quarterbacks since their reentry into the NFL , but based on comments made by head coach Hue Jackson, they considered selecting a signal-caller who turned out to be the steal of this year's draft.

According to Mary Kay Cabot of, Jackson admitted that when the Browns took quarterback Cody Kessler with pick No. 93 in the third round, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was discussed as well.

"We liked ," Jackson said. "Obviously, he's shown to be really good. He was definitely a guy that was in consideration, but obviously we have the guy that we took and they have the guy that they took. Everybody has the right guy for them, and he fits for them."