The Dallas Cowboys have drafted another wide receiver, and just their second offensive player of the 2017 NFL Draft, selecting Ohio State’s Noah Brown with the 239th pick in the seventh round – their second of three picks in the round.
Brown’s best trait by far is his blocking ability, which is essential for Scott Linehan’s offense built around this league-best offensive line and RB Ezekiel Elliott. More specifically, WR Coach Derek Dooley discussed the blocking ability of his receivers on The Draft Show following Ryan Switzer’s selection in the fourth round.
Noah Brown can also make the most of his touches out wide with strong hands and a large catch radius, showing some explosive ability downfield after the catch.
While he may not have the elite testing numbers that others prospects in Ohio State’s offense have entered the NFL with, Brown is a smart player that looks the part of a WR that can compete for his chance with America’s Team.
Ezekiel Elliott’s former teammate will look to do just that in a crowded WR room for Dallas.