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Browns pick big Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton, who emulates Haloti Ngata

Browns pick big Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton, who emulates Haloti Ngata

Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton idolizes and tries to emulate former Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata. Now, Shelton has joined Ngata in the NFL after being drafted 12th overall by the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night. Shelton has a massive, stout frame at 6 feet 2, 343 pounds, Samoan roots and is extremely athletic for his size. Shelton bench pressed 225 pounds 34 times. He has good short-area quickness, but ran the 40-yard dash in 5.64 seconds. Shelton is the new square-built anchor in the middle of the Browns' defense. The Browns should be difficult to run against with Shelton taking on blockers. Shelton visited the Browns prior to the NFL draft, according to a...

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