Cleveland Browns select Mitchell Schwartz, Grade C+

I actually like the fact that the Cleveland Browns didn’t feel compelled to draft a receiver simply because it’s their most glaring need. However, they missed the boat with Mitchell Schwartz.

Schwartz can be a reasonably effective starter, but he’s the type of player you can find in free agency every year without having to break the bank. In essence, he’s a younger Tony Pashos, the guy the Browns just released which opened up this hole at right tackle. The best way to describe Schwartz’s game is to say he’s a bend-but-don’t-break blocker. And when you move from the Pac-12 to the NFL, more of those blocks will begin to break.

Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in 2012 NFL Draft, Browns 1 Comment

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