Browns draftee Corey Coleman 'confident' in RG3, a 'great quarterback'

This is the drama that comes along with the NFL Draft, but in a short time here we'll know what they plan on doing.

"I think I can do a little bit of everything, but most of all I'm a competitor".

That was new Browns receiver Corey Coleman after getting selected by the Browns with the No. 15 pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.

It has become vogue for teams to trade up from the top of the second round into the bottom of the first round to select a quarterback because first round rookie contracts come with team options for a fifth year after the standard four-year rookie contract.

Coleman is the sixth Baylor player selected in the first round in the Art Briles era.

Coleman caught 74 passes for 1,363 yards last season and led the NCAA with 20 catches of 30-plus yards and 11 over 40 yards.

The Browns are in a fantastic position, but it won't mean a thing if the men in charge don't know how to pick players that will work well together within the constructs of a scheme.

With the 32nd pick in the draft, the Browns took Oklahoma State pass-rusher Emmanuel Ogbah, a native of Nigeria who moved to Texas with his parents at the age of 9.

The Cleveland Browns turned heads earlier this offseason when they hired former baseball executive Paul DePodesta to be their Chief Strategy Office and promoted general counsel Sashi Brown as their new executive vice president of football operations.

But before the recent run, it only happened three times in the previous 19 years - 1999 (Tim Couch, Donovan McNabb), 1998 (Peyton Manning, Ryan Leaf) and 1993 (Drew Bledsoe, Rick Mirer).

The Browns finally landed a play-making wide receiver in the speedy Coleman.

NFL Network analyst Charles Davis compared Ogbah to Everson Griffen of the Minnesota Vikings, who has 22.5 sacks over the past two seasons. "He can light it up from anywhere on the field".

The Browns drafted the Baylor wideout at No. 15 after trading down from No. 8 with the Tennessee Titans, passing on MS receiver Laquon Treadwell and Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch.

According to Cook himself, the Cowboys are a handful of teams that really liked what they saw and heard from the talented young quarterback during workouts, interviews and their private visits. Whitner, who spent 2015 with the Browns and is now a free agent, went to three consecutive Pro Bowls from 2012-14. If they keep this up, they might just start winning games. The Browns also like WR Corey Coleman, one of the few prospects they both hosted for a visit and conducted a private workout for.



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