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2011 NFL Draft: Browns 5th Round Nets CB Buster Skrine

Well, don't let anyone tell you that the Browns are lacking speed in the secondary. With the 137th pick in the NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns selected Tennessee-Chattanooga CB Buster Skrine.

Skrine is a serious burner and ran a 4.37 at the combine. At 5'9", 186 lbs, he is a bit undersized, but can make up for it with closing speed and a knack for the game. A team captain, Skrine is an intelligent player who seems always ready to learn about the game.

He may have to add some bulk, but is arguably a third round talent in the fifth round, and is one of those guys that will do everything he can to see the field. There is a good chance that Skrine plays nickel to start, and will get a lot of snaps against 3 and 4 wide receiver sets.

Skrine isn't a great tackler and needs to become more of a ball-hawk, but at this pick, he is an incredible value. You can add strength, but it is always said that you can't teach speed or instincts--and Skrine has plenty of both.

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