BEREA—The Browns used their first pick of the final day of the draft to take a select. However, it wasn't until the sixth-round.
Slaughter (5- 11, 195) ruptured his left Achilles tendon in the third game of the season against Michigan State.
"It's an excellent pick," Mike Mayock said on NFL Network. "He's a player that will play special teams and will compete for a starting position."
Slaughter had 45 tackles in 2011, including two sacks and a forced fumble in 13 games.
Pro Football Weekly described Slaughter as an ‘explosive striker who relishes high speed collisions'.
He was originally projected to be a third or fourth round pick before suffering the season-ending injury.