Cleveland Browns

On the clock: Baltimore Ravens, Pick: 7.32


General Manager: @BrendanLeister

PickOverallChoiceNotes
1.1919Jonathan Cyprien, S
from Florida International
Trade talks with Dallas went late into the night because we were confident that Cincinnati was trying to jump us and take Jonathan Cyprien. We had 2 other players that we were extremely comfortable with taking with this pick so trading up wasn't a must. I believe Cyprien has a chance to be one of the top safeties in the NFL for a long time. His combination of range, instincts, and physicality are not easy to come back. He was the top safety prospect on our board. We viewed free safety as a need before the draft began and drafting Cyprien here fills that need in a big way. We are extremely excited about this pick!
2.1949Sio Moore, OLB
from Connecticut
The selection of Sio Moore gives Ray Horton a pass rushing presence aside from Jabaal Sheard in our front 7. Although Moore isn't the elite rusher we were looking for when we came into this draft, we are very confident that he will be a solid starter at outside linebacker and also a contributor on special teams. Moore is a good leader and an extremely hard worker.
3.0668Sean Porter, OLB
from Texas A&M
Since we could not add an elite pass rushing talent in this draft, we decided to add two linebackers that can get after the QB. Sean Porter was used in a variety of different ways throughout his college career but the 2011 tape was the most impressive in our view. We are extremely excited about this selection as Sean was the best player available on our board. We are confident that our coaching staff will get the most out of his talents and help him reach his very high ceiling.
4.07101Nick Kasa, TE
from Colorado
Nick Kasa was the top tight end left on the board when we made this pick and we're very excited to get him in the fourth round. We expect him to come in and compete for a starting job on day one. In his short time playing the position, Nick has shown strength as a blocker, soft hands, and surprising athletic ability. We believe he has a lot of untapped potential. His position coach at the University of Colorado, Jon Embree, is our new tight ends coach so he will continue assisting Nick in reaching his potential as he makes the transition to the NFL.
4.27121Tyrann Mathieu, CB
from LSU
Tyrann Mathieu has rare instincts along with an incredible knack for creating turnovers. We are confident that he's put his character issues behind him and that he will be committed to being a professional football player first and foremost. Ray Horton is extremely excited about all of the creative ways that he will be able to use Tyrann. We expect him to compete for the starting nickelback job from day one. We believe that a player that brings the dynamic that Tyrann can potentially bring to a defense at this value is an absolute steal.
5.06132Malliciah Goodman, DE
from Clemson
We believe that Malliciah Goodman is a steal at this point in the draft. He is a great fit in our new 1-gapping 3-4 defense. Malliciah has the explosiveness to penetrate and move laterally, but he's also got excellent length and he has the frame to add strength. We have certainly upgraded our depth at defensive end with this selection.
5.32158Brad Wing, P
from LSU
When the offseason began, we knew we needed to address the punter position. We believe that Brad Wing is one of the best at his punters to come out of college in a while and this is a great value pick. We expect him to come in and start from day one. Brad's athleticism is a great bonus and it will give our special teams coordinator Chris Tabor some flexibility. Opposing units will always have to be on their toes.

Trade Details
Pick
1.19#MockOne: from Giants for pick(s): 1.06,6.07
2.19#MockOne: from Giants for pick(s): 1.06,6.07
4.27#MockOne: from Jaguars for pick(s): 4.19 from Texans for pick(s): 3.02
5.32#MockOne: from Bengals for pick(s): 6.27,7.06 from Ravens for pick(s): 2.23,6.29,6.22