2011 SB Nation NFL Mock Draft: Round 2, Pick 37

Our annual 2011 NFL Mock Draft, with picks made by each of SB Nation's NFL team bloggers, is in full swing. The latest pick in to the podium: the Cleveland Browns, at No. 37 overall.

With the 37th overall pick in the 2011 SB Nation NFL Writers Mock Draft, the Cleveland Browns select Adrian Clayborn, defensive end, Iowa.

Chris Pokorny of DawgsByNature.com explains the choice, and our own Dan Kadar reacts to it, after the jump. Make sure you're grading this pick for the Browns, and checking out Dawgs By Nature for all of your Browns needs.

Chris Pokorny explains: The Browns could use some upgrades at the wide receiver position, but A.J. Green and Julio Jones are the only two players who would have a chance to be a starter immediately. A receiver taken in the second round would probably be listed behind Mohammed Massaquoi and Brian Robiskie, and right now this team has a more immediate need than a slot receiver: a starting defensive end.

After grabbing DT Marcell Dareus in the first round, DE Adrian Clayborn is the perfect type of pass rusher to get in the second round to make Cleveland's defensive line depth issues disappear in a flash. Clayborn has fallen pretty significantly from his original projected value in mock drafts, so this marks the second steal in a row for the Browns. Through the rest of the draft, Cleveland would have the luxury of taking chances on other prospects since other holes, such as safety and depth on the offensive line, can be addressed through free agency.

Dan Kadar reacts: I like this pick in that the Browns have such an enormous need along the defensive line. The team really only has one starting-caliber lineman on roster, and Clayborn would be another piece. He's not a flashy pass rusher and probably will never lead the league in sacks, but he's a good all-around player who can hold the edge. Ahtyba Rubin, Marcell Dareus and Adrian Clayborn would be a great young nucleus on the line. In addition, they would give the Browns some scheme flexibility, allowing them to more easily run 3-4 and 3-3-5 nickel sets.

Don't discount wide receivers Leonard Hankerson (Miami) and Jon Baldwin (Pittsburgh) here. Both have starter ability, which would allow Massaquoi to play the slot, probably his more proper position. [Adrian Clayborn Scouting Report]

With that, the Arizona Cardinals - and our friends at Revenge of the Birds - are now on the clock.

Mocking the Draft's Top 5 Remaining Prospects

OVR Name Pos. College Report
15 Mikel Leshoure RB Illinois scouting report
20 Jon Baldwin WR Pittsburgh scouting report
24 Brandon Harris CB Miami (FL) scouting report
27 Kyle Rudolph TE Notre Dame scouting report
28 Aaron Williams CB Texas scouting report

2011 SB Nation NFL Writers' Mock Draft - RESULTS

Rd. No. Team Player Pos. College Link
1 1 Carolina Panthers Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri story
2 Denver Broncos Von Miller OLB Texas A&M story
3 Buffalo Bills Patrick Peterson CB LSU story
4 Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green WR Georgia story
5 Arizona Cardinals Cam Newton QB Auburn story
6 Cleveland Browns Marcell Dareus DT Alabama story
7 San Francisco 49ers Prince Amukamara CB Nebraska story
8 Tennessee Titans Nick Fairley DT Auburn story
9 Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith OT USC story
10 Washington Redskins Robert Quinn DE North Carolina story
11 Houston Texans Julio Jones WR Alabama story
12 Minnesota Vikings J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin story
13 Detroit Lions Da'Quan Bowers DE Clemson story
14 St. Louis Rams Corey Liuget DT Illinois story
15 Miami Dolphins Mark Ingram RB Alabama story
16 Jacksonville Jaguars Christian Ponder QB Florida State story
17 New England Patriots Gabe Carimi OT Wisconsin story
18 San Diego Chargers Cameron Jordan DE California story
19 New York Giants Mike Pouncey G/C Florida story
20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ryan Kerrigan DE Purdue story
21 Kansas City Chiefs Phil Taylor DT Baylor story
22 Indianapolis Colts Anthony Castonzo OT Boston College story
23 Philadelphia Eagles Jimmy Smith CB Colorado story
24 New Orleans Saints Muhammad Wilkerson DT Temple story
25 Seattle Seahawks Ryan Mallett QB Arkansas story
26 Baltimore Ravens Aldon Smith DE Missouri story
27 Atlanta Falcons Justin Houston DE Georgia story
28 New England Patriots Cameron Heyward DE Ohio State story
29 Chicago Bears Stephen Paea DT Oregon State story
30 New York Jets Akeem Ayers OLB UCLA story
31 Pittsburgh Steelers Nate Solder OT Colorado story
32 Green Bay Packers Derek Sherrod OT Mississippi State story
2 33 New England Patriots Brooks Reed DE Arizona story
34 Buffalo Bills Jake Locker QB Washington story
35 Cincinnati Bengals Andy Dalton QB TCU story
36 Denver Broncos Marvin Austin DT North Carolina story
37 Cleveland Browns Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa
38 Arizona Cardinals
39 Tennessee Titans
40 Dallas Cowboys
41 Washington Redskins
42 Houston Texans
43 Minnesota Vikings
44 Detroit Lions
45 San Francisco 49ers
46 Denver Broncos
47 St. Louis Rams
48 Oakland Raiders
49 Jacksonville Jaguars
50 San Diego Chargers
51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
52 New York Giants
53 Indianapolis Colts
54 Philadelphia Eagles
55 Kansas City Chiefs
56 New Orleans Saints
57 Seattle Seahawks
58 Baltimore Ravens
59 Atlanta Falcons
60 New England Patriots
61 San Diego Chargers
62 Chicago Bears
63 Pittsburgh Steelers
64 Green Bay Packers

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