The Cleveland Browns used a fifth-round pick (No. 154) on Jordan Payton, who is one of the more sure-handed and productive receivers in the draft. He scored 12 touchdowns the last two seasons at UCLA, and he had very few drops. Payton had 78 catches as a senior, and is UCLA's all-time reception leader with 201. He also had at least one catch in his final 29 games.
My take: It's interesting. Put Payton in the fourth round and Auburn's Ricardo Louis in the fifth and these two picks would have a completely different feel. Payton was a productive and dependable receiver at UCLA. His attitude: "I'm not scared to go over the middle, not scared to do the dirty work. … I want to score touchdowns, I want to block well." This late-round selection might be tough to top.
Reliable: How reliable was Payton? Glad you asked. He had 145 receptions his final two years. Pro Football Focus reports he had only six drops. The analytics site keeps track of catchable passes. It reports of 152 catchable balls, Payton dropped only four percent. He's productive and reliable.