Cleveland Browns: 3 injured prospects worth the risk in 2019 NFL Draft
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By Randy Gurzi

TUCSON, AZ – SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Khalil Tate #14 of the Arizona Wildcats is tackled by linebacker Porter Gustin #45 of the USC Trojans in the second half at Arizona Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Browns suddenly talented roster gives them some flexibility in the 2019 NFL Draft, and they could use that to gamble on some injured prospects with plenty of upside

Not every player goes into the NFL Draft at the perfect time. This has been seen in the past with players such as running back Willis McGahee, linebacker Jaylon Smith, and cornerback Sidney Jones are all examples of players who saw their stock fall due to an injury ahead of their rookie seasons.

While most recover and end up having good careers, the fact that they could miss most — if not all — of their first season weighs heavily on the teams that are kicking the tires on these prospects.

This year, there are a few such players in the 2019 NFL Draft — three of which play positions of need for the Cleveland Browns. With that being said, let’s look at some prospects with health concerns that could be worth the...



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