NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah has Milliner ranked at No. 7 overall on his sequence list for the top 50 players in the draft. Jeremiah concedes that Milliner isn't as gifted as Patrick Peterson, but Milliner has "ideal size, speed and athleticism" as a clear top cover man available this year.
NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock isn't quite as sold on Milliner as an elite prospect. In his pre-draft conference call Thursday, Mayock said he doesn't see a cornerback going in the top 10 this year.
Mayock believes the Philadelphia Eagles at No. 4 and the Browns at No. 6 are the two "pressure points" for offensive-tackle trades. If the Browns can entice a team such as the Miami Dolphins or San Diego Chargers to trade ahead of the Arizona Cardinals for Lane Johnson, Milliner still might be on the board with the 11th or 12th pick.
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