Browns Select LB Kaluka Maiava in 4th Round

With the Cleveland Browns' first Day 2 pick, they selected USC linebacker Kaluka Maiava at No. 104 overall.

Here is what Yahoo Sports says about him:

Maiava is the unsung linebacker on the USC defense, but is a very good prospect in his own right. He is tough as nails and will compete inside for astarting MLB spot in the Browns' 3-4 defense.

Apparently, Maiava played second-fiddle to the trio of Clay Matthews, Rey Maualuga, and Brian Cushing. That doesn't degrade his talent level in any way; you could look at it as getting a good linebacker at a lesser price because of the talent in front of him.

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