NFL Draft 2011: Is Kyle Rudolph a Forgotten Target for the Cleveland Browns?

April 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much of the 2011 NFL Draft hype surrounding the Cleveland Browns is based off of which prospects the team may acquire in order to help their new and improved defense next season. After the teams' first round selection, many fans and experts expect nearly every pick to be on the defensive side of the ball.
Kyle Rudolph may have the chance to postpone that defensive trend as the top tight end in the nation could be a target for Cleveland in the second-round.
Rudolph missed most of his final season at Notre Dame due to injury but still managed to show enough talent to be ranked as the top tight end in the class. He has since fallen into the second-round projections due to the lack of need at the tight end position and some slight injury concerns.
Cleveland had a bit of a re-birth at the tight end position last season as Benjamin Watson stepped into the starting role and led the team in receiving statistics. Watson had 68 receptions for 763 yards and three touchdowns in 2010...

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