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Latest SB Nation Mock Draft Has Browns Taking UNC DE Robert Quinn

In the latest SB Nation Mock Draft writer Brian Galliford has the Cleveland Browns selecting former North Carolina defensive end Robert Quinn.

6. Cleveland Browns: Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina. In order to take Quinn, a team is going to need to be comfortable with the brain tumor he’s played with since high school. As the Browns shift to the 4-3 under Dick Jauron, however, Quinn is the type of building block that the Browns lack.

Robert Quinn, in my opinion, is one of the best pass rushers in this draft. When you watch him on tape, he gets around the edge so quickly, has long arms, and what so many people lack in college right now is the ability to finish well. Quinn has that ability. At the age of 19, he had 11 sacks and 19 tackles for loss for the Tar Heels, and was simply a dominant player.

At 6’5" 265 pounds, he has the size to develop into a fantastic pass rusher, and would fit in right away for the Browns as the strong-side defensive end. Quinn has great quickness, but the biggest concern with him right now is the fact that he missed all of the 2010 season after being dismissed from the team for accepting improper benefits from an agent.

Quinn, as Galliford mentioned, also has some health concerns with a brain tumor he battled in high school. If he checked out at the Combine, you should see him off the board in the top 10-12 picks. He is extremely skilled.

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