Mel Kiper released his fourth mock draft on Wednesday, and like Todd McShay a week or so ago, he now includes a second-round as well. Kiper's third mock draft had taken place between the whole Rams-Redskins ordeal, so his picks of QB Robert Griffin III and LB Lavonte David were bound to change. Kiper's pick at No. 4 overall might not come off as a surprise, but what about who he has the Browns drafting at 22nd overall?
No. 4 - Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama
At his pro day, Richardson confirmed that his knee is just fine, and while we know a running back is always a risk this high, here is a player gifted enough, and with such a remarkable physical profile and skill-set that you're comfortable making him an exception to the trend. The Browns need an impact player at running back, and they can take the best one in the draft here, then look for a quarterback to push Colt McCoy later. They really only take a QB here if they feel he can beat out the one they have in Week 1. Richardson is going to make a difference.
No. 22 - Cordy Glenn, OG, Georgia
Cleveland gets the top runner in the draft at No. 4, and here it gets a great guard to open gaps on the inside. It's clear the Browns need options in the passing game, but becoming a team that sees a lot of second-and-4 situations will go a long way to making this offense more dangerous. Glenn is versatile and can be moved around, but he has the chance to dominate on the inside.
No. 37 - Brandon Weeden, QB, Oklahoma State
Cincy drafted a ready-to-play QB at a similar spot last year, and the Browns can get Weeden to push Colt McCoy.
I would not be too fond if the Browns came away with this draft. Not only do you neglect to take a single receiver within the first three picks, you don't fill the void at right tackle either. I'd rather stick with McCoy than try out a new quarterback too. What do you think about Kiper's latest mock? Would this type of start to the draft please you?