Browns go with Myles Garrett as first pick in 2017 NFL Draft

After speculation throughout draft season, the Browns opted for the Texas A&M defender as the first pick.

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Browns go with Myles Garrett as first pick in 2017 NFL Draft


  • The Cleveland Browns selected Texas A&M edge defender Myles Garrett with the first overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday.
  • Garrett ranked among the nation’s top five edge defenders in all three of his seasons at Texas A&M.
  • Garrett improved his run defense in every season, grading at 87.8 in 2016 and finishing third in the country among edge defenders.
  • Picked up 31 sacks, 35 QB hits, and 98 hurries on 978 rushes at Texas A&M.
  • 2016 second-round draft pick Emmanuel Ogbah was the only player on the Browns roster in 2016 to register more than seven quarterback knockdowns (sacks and hits).
  • Former Browns player Paul Kruger is the only Browns defender in the past five years to register at least 50 total pressures in a single season.

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