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NFL Draft: Late Round Values and Sleepers the Browns Could Target

After their three day-two picks, the Cleveland Browns will be attempting to squeeze a lot of value on day three of the NFL Draft, both with their picks and after the draft is over. Here are nine of the possible targets that could fit the Browns.

The Cleveland Browns need to make the most of their three day-two selections in this year's NFL Draft, but they obviously will not be able to address all the areas they'd like. The Browns have three picks in the sixth and seventh round, plus they will be rushing to recruit 15 undrafted free agents once the draft has finished, so here are some of the names that might not be getting much buzz but could make sense for the Browns as potential targets.

Bryant Koback, RB Toledo

Koback is an upright runner who put up good production as a runner and pass catcher for the Rockets. Most notably, he was a major reason Toledo was in striking distance of an upset against Notre Dame in South Bend, contributing 130 total yards on 23 touches in the game.

Koback is shorter than he looks at 5'10 3/4", but more dense as well, weighing 209 pounds. He put up remarkable explosion numbers in testing, posting a 40.5" vertical and 124" broad jump. He also put up 28 reps on the bench press, which suggests he's been putting in the work to reach this level.

In the event the Browns don't select a running back in the draft, Koback would be a great option to bring into camp as competition, potentially earning a roster spot either this year or next.

Wells is a pretty good athlete, but doesn't have an overwhelming trait or deficiency. He's likely going to be moved to outside linebacker in the NFL. The reason that is interesting is that he has been utilized in coverage, recording two interceptions and eight pass deflections in the past two seasons.

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Accustomed to taking on blockers Wells could become a SAM linebacker that can be a situational pass rusher, but would need to find a home on special teams. 

Wells is similar as a prospect to Carter Coughlin. A productive edge rusher at the University of Minnesota. He was selected in the 7th round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, making the move to linebacker.

Ja'Quan McMillan, CB East Carolina

Undersized, McMillan has been playing boundary corner for the Pirates at a high level for three seasons. Undoubtedly due to his size, teams have not been afraid to test McMillan throughout his collegiate career, but he's recorded 40 pass break ups and 12 interceptions in his three seasons in Greenville. 

Almost certainly a slot corner in the NFL, McMillan isn't afraid to get involved in tackles even if he isn't a great run defender. He's quick and feisty, which are two of the main ingredients necessary to be able to hold up at that position. With Troy Hill on the last year of his contract , the Browns might want to be proactive in looking for a replacement. McMillan could be viable a late-round option for the Browns.

Joey Blount, S Virginia

Blount tied for the team lead in tackles and led the Cavaliers in interceptions. He has decent good size at 6'1" 200 pounds and is another player who quietly put up excellent athletic testing numbers.

He played free safety and could offer competition to make a push to make the team on that, but he's aggressive coming downhill even if he's not the most physical tackler and might warrant a look in the slot. More tools than polish, he's the type of player that could be worth a look at as an undrafted free agent.