Joe Thomas was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2007 NFL Draft and should be a lock for the Hall of Fame. With his retirement, the team actually has someone on their roster now with a higher draft status: Greg Robinson, the No. 2 overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. The difference? Robinson has been the definition of a bust since entering the league for his draft status.
The once-highly-touted prospect has started 48 games over the past four seasons, playing for the Los Angeles Rams before being traded to the Detroit Lions last offseason. Robinson started 6 games for the Lions as an injury replacement for Taylor Decker, but was later waived due to various ailments.
It seems unlikely that Robinson will be able to flip the switch in Cleveland, but he adds some more competition to the left tackle spot, a competition that looks to feature Shon Coleman, Austin Corbett, Spencer Drango, and now Robinson.
To make room for Robinson on the roster, the Browns waived last year’s 5th round pick, Roderick Johnson. To be honest, I completely forgot that Johnson existed. He made headlines last year for being the guy who Myles Garrett would beat on every play early on in training camp.
What do you think of the Browns’ addition of Robinson? Worth a shot?