Browns first-round draft picks Baker Mayfield and Denzel Ward addressed the media Friday during a news conference. Below are some highlights.

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Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield on going from two-time walk-on to No. 1 pick: it's a clean slate, what I've done in the past I've had a lot of fun and great memories, everybody starts over, I'm looking forward to it, very surreal feeling


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield on transition to NFL: game is same, it's just a matter of terminology, language and how they teach it


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Denzel Ward said he watched more college football growing up but he's definitely a #Browns fan now


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Denzel Ward said he knows his late father Paul watched last night and is proud of him, it was an emotional night


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said taking a step back behind Tyrod Taylor will be good for him, there's a positive in every situation, great position to be in learning from Tyrod and Drew Stanton


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said he loves being able to compete at the highest level and enjoy it, having fun with it


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said getting other players to follow him starts with actions, work ethic, show how passionate he is about game, how badly he wants to win


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Denzel Ward said even though I may not be the ideal size, I feel I play big, have speed, ability to play man to man


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said getting that phone call from John Dorsey is something I'll never forget


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said he views it as competition against Darnold, Rosen and Allen, but it doesn't end there, not satisfied


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said winning will take care of winning fans over, he wanted to come here, being competitor he is, the bigger challenge, the better


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said crotch grab at Kansas was absolutely over the top, I'll be very competitive, but the other stuff can't happen, thinks it'll be easy to harness, it's a simple choice to make the right decisions


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield on planting flag at Ohio State: you guys forget they came into Norman and whooped up on us, it's one and one, so I'm going to have to get him (new teammate and former Buckeyes CB Denzel Ward) in practice


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said he did "Behind Baker" documentary series because he wanted to give a little insight into his draft preparation


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Denzel Ward said #Browns fans will embrace Baker Mayfield because he's a competitor and wants to win


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Baker Mayfield said he's made strides in being humble and mature, doesn't think he'd be with #Browns if he didn't, has learned from mistakes


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018


Denzel Ward said all that his late father Paul did in his life motivates him


Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) April 27, 2018