Von Miller: Myles Garrett should be top pick in 2017 NFL Draft

Just about everyone expects Myles Garrett to be the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Von Miller says that's the way it should be.

Miller had high praise for Garrett, his fellow former Texas A&M Aggie pass rusher on Tuesday, saying that he deserves to be, and will be, the first player selected when the draft (April 27-29 in Philadelphia) begins.

"He should be the No. 1 pick. He is going to be the No. 1 pick," Miller said.

Miller went a step further, saying he doesn't think anyone in the AFC North can handle Garrett.

Now, it's no surprise that someone has such a high opinion of Garrett's talent, and, yes, it would be unusual for an NFL player to have anything less than favorable things to say about a top prospect from the school he attended.

It's also true that the top tackle in the AFC North, Joe Thomas, would be Garrett's teammate if Cleveland does indeed take him with the No. 1 pick. The reason Garrett is so highly regarded is because teams don't see many OTs in the league who will be able to stop him.

The Ravens took Ronnie Stanley sixth overall last year, presumably, to be a player who can hold his own with elite pass rushers.

Garrett's freakish ability is going to be tough for any tackle to keep at bay, though -- Miller and the rest of the NFL know it.

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