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2020 NFL Draft

30 for 32: 4 WRs/TEs who could be available when Browns make 2nd-round pick

Based on just about everything that's been said by the endless array of draft analysts, there isn't a wide receiver worth the No. 2 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

But plenty fit the bill at No. 32, the spot at which Cleveland will kick off the second round.

After looking at the quarterbacks and running backs potentially available at this spot, we're analyzing three receivers and a tight end who could make sense when the Browns make their second of 10 picks.

Josh Doctson - TCU

The former walk-on seemingly made a highlight every time the ball was thrown his way. And TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin certainly made use of the 6-foot-2, 202-pound wide receiver, who finished an injury-shortened season with 79 receptions, 1,327 yards and 14 touchdowns. Even though he clears 200 pounds, Doctson has room to fill out, and that's among the reasons why he's not considered by most analysts as a top-15 overall pick. Still, there are arguments to be made he could be the top wide receiver in this year's draft class, and he'd be a popular name if he's still on the board after the first round.

Michael Thomas - Ohio State

The nephew of former Pro Bowl wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, Thomas had just a couple of 100-yard games as a junior but is bursting with upside. At 6-foot-3 and 212 pounds, Thomas has prototypical size and showed off some solid speed at February's NFL Combine. Though he's a little raw as a route runner, Thomas intrigues teams because of his deep-ball potential and red zone production. As a Buckeye, Thomas would certainly excite the Browns fans who also pull for the in-state juggernaut. He's expected to be available when Cleveland makes its second pick, but you can't rule out a playoff-caliber team near the end of the first round nabbing him to beef up their receiving corps.

Take a look at the Cleveland Browns roster as of September 1, 2017.

WR Will Fuller - Notre Dame

Fuller is the smallest wide receiver, in both height (6-foot) and weight (186 pounds), in this grouping, but he's the biggest big-play threat. According to, more than 27 percent of Fuller's 62 receptions went for 25 or more yards. He opened his junior season with a bang (397 yards and five touchdowns in the first three games) and rode that wave all the way to the end of a dynamic season that gave him no choice but to take his chances in the NFL Draft. The knocks on Fuller are his hands and size. The latter will be tough to fix in a significant way, but he'll get a chance somewhere in the league to prove he's more than a body-catcher. Whether it's early in the second round or not remains to be seen.

TE Hunter Henry - Arkansas

It very well could be the second consecutive year without a tight end landing in the first round. Henry, though, is considered by many to be the best available at the position and is projected to be an early Day 2 selection if he doesn't slide into the first round. A three-year starter, Henry won the John Mackey Award as the nation's best tight end after catching 51 passes for 739 yards and three touchdowns. doesn't shy away from its pro comparison, saying Henry most resembles Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten. Henry didn't just put up big receiving numbers; He also shined as a blocker, an area Cleveland would welcome some help in light of Jim Dray's departure.

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