The Cleveland Browns have work to do on the defensive side of the ball
Now at the midway point of the season, not many envisioned the Cleveland Browns would be sitting with a 5-3 record. Not only that, but they have one of the easiest remaining schedules, putting the playoffs well within the sight of the Browns.
However, also at the midway point, the Browns have also shown to have a quite a few holes on the defensive side of the ball. This looks to be where their focus may go when the 2021 NFL Draft rolls around this upcoming April. Who could some of their targets be?
Find out here are we take on a full seven-round mock draft for the Browns.
Round 1, Pick 17: Jaycee Horn, CB, South Carolina
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The Browns have not seen second year cornerback Greedy Williams at all this season, as he has had numerous setbacks with his shoulder injury, still on the Injured Reserve. Terrance Mitchell has served as a valiant starter across from Pro Bowler Denzel Ward, but getting a long term and dominant duo in Cleveland could make their secondary one of the league’s best in a few years.
South Carolina’s Jaycee Horn has been on the radar since this preseason, and has done nothing but see his stock soar throughout the 2020 season. The son of former wide receiver Joe Horn, Jaycee has been a playground bully throughout his time with the Gamecocks, and now looks like a sure first rounder when April rolls around.
Horn will have to adjust to the colder weather, but he lands with the Browns here in the first round.