The Cleveland Browns have been one of the worst teams in the NFL during the last couple of seasons. The Browns have not made a playoff appearance since the 2002 season.

The amount of Defensive talent that was available in this year's draft provided teams with the opportunity to become better at protecting the end zone. With three picks at their disposal, Cleveland used two selections to create a defensive that can win championships.

Myles for pick No.1

With the first pick in the 2017 NFL draft, the Cleveland Brown selected Myles Garrett, the star defensive end from Texas A&M. During Myles' collegiate career he earned 31 sacks along with 47 tackles for loss.

The line of scrimmage is a place where Garrett dominates on a regular basis.

The former Aggie is hardworking and focused. Myles tries to avoid using social media; he would rather listen to music and practice his craft. Hopefully, Myles Garrett can bring the same energy to the NFL; the Browns would certainly like to see their golden pick pay off.

Two picks in one

After making a pick that helped improve their defensive line, Cleveland decided to work on the linebacking core. With the 25th pick in the draft, the Browns selected Jabrill Peppers from Michigan. Peppers is a weapon on the field. He can play offense, defense and also play on special teams. During his play at Michigan, Peppers record 86 solo tackles as well as an interception.

On the offensive side of the ball, Jabrill brought in 5 touchdowns. The Browns have already announced that they are willing to let their athletic linebacker make plays on offense. Although the NFL holds a different level of talent, Jabrill and company plan to make a statement to teams throughout the league.

With their last pick of the night, Cleveland selected the high-flying David Njoku, a tight end from the University of Miami. David recorded 1,060 yards in two seasons with the Hurricanes. The Browns will be able to use their new vertical threat in multiple offensive packages. Hopefully, David will be to spark an offensive bug for a team who has not been an offensive threat in years.

What does this mean for the AFC North?

The Browns are tired of being at the bottom of the AFC North division. With the Bengals and Steelers battling for the first spot year after year, the Browns would like to have a change of scenery. Andy Dalton, Ben Roethlisberger, and Joe Flacco must be ready to bring their "A game" when they travel to Ohio. The Afc North is on its way to becoming a dominant force again in the NFL.

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