2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft - The Cleveland Browns Select....

Feb 26, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys wider receiver Justin Blackmon loosens up before the drills start for the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

With the fourth pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, Jason Garrison selected for the Cleveland Browns, who finished the 2011 season with a 4-12 record.

With the fourth overall pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, the Cleveland Browns select.....

Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State

While I personally think the Cleveland Browns would have been better off making a move to trade up in the draft to grab Robert Griffin III, the second-best thing to do is surround current quarterback Colt McCoy with the weapons he needs to succeed. That's something that the Browns have failed to do in the recent past.

The draft gets interesting here because there are several ways the Browns could go. They could grab Trent Richardson to replace Peyton Hillis or they could go defense as well. However, if they're going to stick with McCoy as their quarterback, they need to give him a good target. Blackmon is a No. 1 receiver at the NFL level and has the potential to give opposing secondaries fits. The Bengals, Ravens and Steelers all have top-tier wide receivers and the Browns need the same in order to get back on the same playing field as the rest of the division.

With Blackmon catching passes from McCoy, they may be able to do that.

Justin Blackmon Highlights:

Joe Goodberry's Instand Analysis:

This is where mock drafts gets interesting. The Browns could go four ways here. Jason chose to go with Justin Blackmon. Cleveland has said they're confident in Colt McCoy. If that's true, they'll need to add weapons around him. Blackmon isn't the deep threat they need, but he's a future 100-catch, 10-TD type of player in the Anquan Boldin mold.
Grade: B+
Value: -4

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Indianapolis Alex Neyer Andrew Luck QB
2 Washington David Farrelly Robert Griffin III QB
3 Minnesota Palewook Matt Kalil OT
4 Cleveland Jason Garrison Justin Blackmon WR
5 Tampa Bay Andrew Bernius
6 St. Louis Jim0ijk
7 Jacksonville AK513
8 Miami Dan Lockhart
9 Carolina Jason Blanton
10 Buffalo Casey Penn
11 Kansas City Kenneth Taylor
12 Seattle Jerod Egner
13 Arizona Dan Wolford
14 Dallas Joshua Foster
15 Philadelphia Travis Parker
16 New York Jets Kenneth Taylor
17 Cincinnati (from Oakland) Jason Garrison
18 San Diego Anthony Knox
19 Chicago Steve Whited
20 Tennessee Jeff Welch
21 Cincinnati Jason Garrison
22 Cleveland (from Atlanta) Jason Garrison
23 Detroit Andrew Perrotta
24 Pittsburgh Jason Garrison
25 Denver Jared Morgan
26 Houston Brett Kollman
27 New England (from New Orleans) Anthony Knox
28 Green Bay Travis Castleman
29 Baltimore Jason Garrison
30 San Francisco Chris Brown
31 New England Anthony Knox
32 New York Giants Matt Leitner
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