Cleveland Browns Draft Profile: Will Fuller
Will Fuller has the skill set at a position of great need for the Cleveland Browns, and could end up falling right in their lap.
The Cleveland Browns enter the 2016 NFL Draft the same way they’ve entered most drafts in past years, with great needs at multiple positions. One need that has plagued the team really since 1999, is the lack of receiving talent the team has had.
Josh Gordon is awaiting reinstatement, Travis Benjamin left in free agency, and Dwayne Bowe, who ate $9 million last year, is gone as well. As it stands now, Cleveland’s best receiving option is tight end Gary Barnidge.
Thankfully for the Browns, who have been mostly dormant to this point in free agency, the 2015 draft class is deep with quality receiver talent. With options such as Laquon Treadwell, Corey Coleman, Michael Thomas and Will Fuller, Cleveland will have plenty of options that they could use their 32nd overall pick on.
New coach Hue Jackson is used to working with top receiver talent from his time in Cincinnati. Going from having targets such as A.J. Green, Mohammed Sanu, and Marvin Jones, to a receiving corps comprised of Brian Hartline, Andrew Hawkins, and Taylor Gabriel will likely lead to that being a top priority for Jackson to upgrade.
Jackson has said the team will be drafting a quarterback, presumably with the second round pick, leaving the 32nd pick as the first time the Browns could considerably draft a receiver. That is where Notre Dame receiver Will Fuller comes in.
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