Matt Miller’s 7 Round Mock Draft

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Jan 3, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver Sammy Watkins (2) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half of the 2014 Orange Bowl college football game at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

Another of our favorite guys on Twitter to follow is Matt Miller. He does a detailed job of covering players and looking at film. His weekly notebooks are full of a great deal of information that can benefit any reader. You will learn from him. He also presents his NFL Mock Draft based on what he would do in those situations, not projecting what the team is thinking. His main talent is looking at the players he is less the Adam Schefter type who follows along with what teams are thinking.

Today he presented his 7 Round NFL Mock Draft in which he selects every pick, which is a daunting task. Even completing a First Round Mock draft can be time consuming and frustrating. In that Mock he gave the Cleveland Browns a whole new set of players that he would pick for the team. So lets take a look:

The Pick: WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson

If the Cleveland Browns are serious about building an elite offense, they need to make Sammy Watkins their pick at No. 4 overall—Watkins, not Manziel or Bortles.

Watkins, paired with Jordan Cameron and Josh Gordon, would give the Browns a set of offensive skill players that they’ve lacked in the past. And as recent examples in San Francisco and Seattle have shown, if you don’t love the quarterbacks available at your pick, it’s much wiser to build a solid team first and then add a lower-risk quarterback later on. The Browns can do that with pick No. 26 and invest their top pick in the explosive, dynamic playmaker in Watkins.

  • A pick that will make many happy is adding Watkins, the stud receiver in this class. In Miller’s notebook he stated that he is starting to love Mike Evans more and more as he watches film. It would not surprise me if Miller had Evans in this spot at some point in time. If Miller did not have Teddy Bridgewater going to the Jags one pick earlier you could pencil him in here at this spot as Miller loves Teddy. His notes on Watkins make it seem obvious where he is going with the 26th pick:
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  • Letterman007

    The best draft I’ve seen !! I’ll take it right now and let’s start mini camp !!! Absolutely loved the picks, I can only hope Pettine and Farmer have this to go by on May 8th!!

    • Jarod Cook

      I agree not to bad but I don’t see Baptiste and Hill falling that far in the draft.

      • Letterman007

        One can always hope!! Hey, you never know what will happen, but those two could be replaced by the corner from Ohio U, and I’m sure they can find another running back !!

  • Craig Barker

    Absolutely right on que. Best draft that I have also seen. Please work out this way.