The Cleveland Browns have decided to add depth on the offensive line in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.
The Browns drafted Colorado G Ryan Miller with the No. 160 pick. First and foremost, Miller is huge for a guard, standing in at 6'7'' and 321 pounds at the combine. He was graded well there, but was still projected as a mid-to-late round pick. His strength is a huge positive, and he's considered a very high character guy with excellent work ethic.
His size is actually considered something that may be holding him back at times. He has been described as a "tweener" due to his height, leading some to wonder why he didn't play more at tackle. He could improve his technique. But, I think there is enough to like about Miller to warrant the fifth round pick.
Here's his scouting report from NFL.com:
There will be discussions whether or not to move Miller outside to tackle or keep him inside at guard, his primary college position. This debate revolves around Miller's size, much like last year's first round pick at OT, Nate Solder. Given Miller's solid athletic ability and size, a move to the outside seems imminent. Miller would need to learn the position after spending the past two years inside, but he could transition well with his talent and versatility. Look for Miller to be selected early on as a result of his size, athletic ability and versatility on the line; he could go as early as the late first round, but most likely will settle in nicely in the second round.
What do you think of Ryan Miller and the pick at No. 160?