Corey Coleman, who was drafted 15th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, was traded away to the Buffalo Bills on Monday for just a seventh-round pick in 2020. Coleman, after just two seasons in Cleveland, was determined to be a bust by the franchise.
How exactly did that happen? According to Andy Benoit of MMQB, some of the team's coaches "privately lamented" how little Coleman knew about playing the wide receiver position.
Coleman, obviously, is not the only player to come out of such a system. More of the blame should probably go on the Browns' staff, which decided to draft him so early.
Coleman, in his two seasons with the Browns, caught 56 passes for 718 yards and five touchdowns.
There is some irony to what's been said here. Josh Gordon, who is one of the best wideouts in the league when he can make it on the field, also attended Baylor and played for Art Briles.
It's unclear how Coleman will fit into what Buffalo is building. It'll be interesting to see if he makes it on the field for the team this fall.