No. 1 Pick Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns Dominated Twitter During the NFL Draft

The first round was held Thursday night

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To the No. 1 pick went all the Twitter spoils during the first round of the 2018 National Football League Draft Thursday night.

The Cleveland Browns’ selection of quarterback Baker Mayfield with the top pick was the most-tweeted NFL Draft moment Thursday night, while Mayfield was the most-tweeted-about player.

The three most-tweeted moments were:

  1. Browns pick Mayfield
  2. New York Giants pick running back Saquon Barkley second overall
  3. Browns pick defensive back Denzel Ward at No. 4

And the top-tweeted players were:

  1. Mayfield
  2. Barkley
  3. QB Lamar Jackson (who went to the Baltimore Ravens with the 32nd and final pick of round one)

Finally, the most-retweeted NFL Draft-related tweets were: David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.