Browns WR Brian Robiskie Needs To Thwart Recent Draft History in Year Two

May 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Back in the 2009 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns picked wide receiver Brian Robiskie out of Ohio State, who was touted as the most NFL-ready receiver in that entire draft class.
One year and one horrific rookie season later, Robiskie needs to do everything in his power to take draft history and cast it aside.
You may be wondering why he needs to cast draft history aside and that is due to the fact second round wide receiver selections come to fruition only 51-percent (17 of 33) of the time (from 2000 to 2007) and actually make a significant impact in the pros.
In the 2009 draft, the Browns selected not one but two receivers in Robiskie and Mohamed Massaquoi.
Massaquoi had a solid rookie year for the Browns, after being thrust into the starter role after the Braylon Edwards trade, with over 600 yards and three touchdowns. Not bad for an offensive passing game that was terrible for the most part of the season.
If the success rate of second round receivers is onl...

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