Daily Dawg Tags: Cleveland Browns selected the ‘best-kept secret’ in draft
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The Cleveland Browns made quite a few surprising selections in the 2019 NFL Draft, including some picks that many people believed were reaches.
One of the trends of the Browns draft was how they were selecting players that the casual fan would not know much about.
That includes their sixth-round selection, offensive lineman Drew Forbes. Coming out Southeast Missouri State, not much was known about Forbes.
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Today’s featured article did a profile on Forbes, but labeled him as the NFL Draft’s “best-kept secret” and did not reveal his identity until after the draft.
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Who Is Prospect X? The Search for the NFL Draft’s Most Overlooked Prospect – Kalyn Kahler, Sports Illustrated
"“He’s the best prospect I’ve ever had,” his head coach says. “And I’ve had a Senior Bowl guy, I’ve had a guy drafted.”"
The premise behind this article was that Forbes was a late-round prospect who had the ability to potentially outperform that value and become a steal from this draft. If that evaluation comes true, then the Browns would be ecstatic about their sixth-round selection.
Longshot quarterback David Blough fighting for a Browns roster spot
The Cleveland Browns signed former Purdue quarterback David Blough as an undrafted free agent, creating depth in the quarterback room. Elliot Kennel looks at Blough’s odds of landing a Browns roster spot.
Sheldrick Redwine ‘definitely brings physical mindset’ to Cleveland Browns – Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
"The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Redwine is not afraid to get into the mix in the box and handle business at or behind the line of scrimmage.“Definitely, I bring that type of mentality,” Redwine said in a conference call with the Cleveland media after being drafted. “It just comes from my upbringing, my childhood and the park that I played on, the high school that I came from and the college that I came from."
Since becoming the Browns general manager in December 2017, John Dorsey has started to build a defensive unit with attitude. Redwine fits that mold and will try to translate his physicality in college to the NFL.
Browns vs. Bengals named a top-ten all-time NFL rivalry
The Browns and Bengals have played some heated contests in the past several years, especially last year after the Hue Jackson drama. Randy Gurzi notes that the in-state rivals were named a top-ten all-time NFL rivalry.