Milliner has emerged as the No. 1 draft priority for the Browns, sources close to the situation told Draftinsider.net's Tony Pauline on Tuesday. If Milliner is off the board, LSU pass rusher Barkevious Mingo is the "contingency" plan.
The Browns might believe they can get Milliner a few spots later, as reportedly they are trying to trade down in the first round to pick up the second-round choice they lost in selecting Josh Gordon in last summer's supplemental draft.
While visiting the Browns last week, Milliner stumped for a chance to join Joe Haden as one of the NFL's premier cornerback tandems. "I definitely think we'd be a playoff contender," Milliner recently told The Plain Dealer.
It's a fit that makes sense. The Browns need a cornerback, and Milliner is a worthy top-10 draft prospect.
Just keep in mind that we're now at the peak of misinformation season with the draft just over a week away. As with most of the reports claiming to reveal a team's plans, this one should be taken with the proper grain of salt.
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