2. Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State
Throughout the first half of the season, the Browns were bad on the edges of the offensive line. Undrafted rookie Desmond Harrison struggled, as did free agent pick up Chris Hubbard. After the coaching change, they became a much better unit and the offensive results proved that.
However, there were changes to the protection scheme as a lot of the improvement was due to coaching. There is still a need for offensive line help — with left tackle being one of the biggest concerns. That’s why keeping an eye on someone like Andre Dillard from Washington State makes sense.
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According to Daniel Jeremiah, this is the best prospect at the position and he mocked Dillard to Cleveland at No. 17, saying he is just what the team needs.
"“I believe Dillard is the top left tackle prospect in the draft and his pass-protecting prowess is just what Baker Mayfield needs.” — Jeremiah, NFL.com"
This felt a little high for Dillard, who played in an air raid offense for Mike Leach at WSU. He’s got plenty of upside for sure, but there’s likely a lot to work with. Having said that, Jeremiah is a very knowledgable media member. If he’s high on Dillard, there’s a reason which means keeping an eye on him in the upcoming senior bowl is a must.