During his introductory press conference, new Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams let it be known the success that he has had with undrafted free agents.
He will have his opportunity to prove it this upcoming season as the Browns used the undrafted free agent period to sign under the radar defensive prospects that could have an opportunity to make an impact in Cleveland.
Safety Kai Nacua has the looks of the free safety that the Browns need in their secondary to pair with Jabrill Peppers.
As you watch his highlights from BYU, Nacua is the centerfielder type of free safety that will thrive in the Gregg Williams schemed defense. Nacua doesn't have the necessary size that teams look for in a starting safety but his ballhawking skills (14 career interceptions) along with his athleticism will give him a good chance to be the Browns starting free safety week 1.
The Browns also signed a pair of cornerbacks that could compete for roster spots this offseason in CB Channing Stribling and Najee Murray.
Stribling was a teammate of Jabrill Peppers at Michigan and had a solid senior season in which he only allowed a 22.7 passer rating. He lacks the size (188 lbs.) and speed (4.60 40 time) to be a true top corner option but could become a very solid nickel player in Williams' defense.
Murray also enjoyed a solid senior season at Kent State as he only allowed a 38.4 passer rating with 2 interceptions. Much like Stribling, Murray will need to add some weight (182 lbs.) but the talent is definitely there for these two to become contributors for the Browns.
Another prospect to keep an eye on this offseason is Kenneth Olugbode who come to the Browns as a project that Williams could look to mold into "his type" of player. Olugbode was a linebacker at Colorado that thrived on stopping the run.
It will be interesting if he is switched to the defensive backfield in the NFL due to his size (222 lbs.). His 40 time (4.79) affected his draft stock but his athleticism makes him a player that intrigues the Browns.
Does the Browns adding players after the Draft impact how you view their haul? Who has you most excited?