Cleveland Browns pick number 156- Jerome Ford, running back, Cincinnati
This was a pick that screams next year, the Browns right now have a full running back room but only one is under contract in 2023. Jerome Ford does a lot of things similar to what Kareem Hunt does for the team.
He’s an explosive runner with good vision and a great player in the open field catching the football as a receiving option. Ford had a ton of production this season for the Cincinnati Bearcats and helped get them to the College Football Playoff. If the Browns need to move on from Kareem Hunt and D’ernest Johnson next season, Ford would be a good number 2 option.
Cleveland Browns pick number 202- Michael Woods II, wide receiver, Oklahoma
The Browns drafted their second wide receiver of the weekend in the sixth round adding Michael Woods of Oklahoma. He isn’t a player that will blow you away with crazy speed but he has good athleticism and can make some plays after the catch. He isn’t a lock to make the roster but he is a decent player that will have a chance to battle in camp with the Browns.
Cleveland Browns pick number 223- Isaiah Thomas, edge, Oklahoma
The Browns continued to add to the defensive line adding a player most had as a much earlier round prospect in Isaiah Thomas from Oklahoma. Thomas has a quick first step off the line and finished with 7.0 sacks and 7.5 sacks the last two seasons in college. He has a lot of experience from the last two seasons and is a guy that can get to the quarterback consistently. For a seventh-round draft pick, you can’t ask for a whole lot more than this.
Cleveland Browns pick number 246- Dawson Deaton, center, Texas Tech
Dawson Deaton is a three-year starter at Texas Tech so he brings a lot of experience to the table for a center room that is much different from last year. He is a really athletic center that moves well in space which is exactly what the Browns ask out of their lineman in this scheme.
He has a chance to use that upside to fight for the backup center job behind Nick Harris.