With the No. 19 pick in the Cleveland Browns selected OL Cameron Erving., the
This is a very interesting pick that I actually speculated about earlier in the day. The reason is makes sense is because of Erving's versatility. He could be a starting offensive tackle for the Browns this year, but with the skills he showed at center, if C Alex Mack decides to opt out in 2016, the Browns have their insurance policy, and a good one. Here is what CBS Sports' Dane Bruglar said about Erving:
An All-American left tackle, Erving was the back-up center during FSU practices and moved inside full-time for the final five games of the 2014 season, solidifying the Seminoles offensive line and reinventing himself as a NFL prospect – appeared much more comfortable on tape at center. Although he started the last 42 games on the offensive line since moving over from defense, he is still raw in a lot of areas and not yet the sum of his parts, but the tools, intangibles and versatility are there for him to be a long-time NFL starter. Erving doesn’t have a preference at left tackle or center, but was a much better prospect inside, showing improved confidence and effectiveness in small quarters – top-40 prospect and the draft’s top center prospect.
When the staff at Dawgs By Nature compiled our Browns big boards, Cameron was cumulatively listed as the No. 25 player on our big boards, but the thought of taking him seemed to gain traction as the draft drew closer.
This was the Browns' second first-round selection, after having taken NT Danny Shelton at No. 12 earlier. What do you think, Browns fans?