For a guy coming in as a rookie, [Mitchell Schwartz] has great technique. He’s a technician. I think he’s got better technique than I did when I was a rookie. […] He’s very impressive. His level of detail, study-wise, is also impressive. I don’t think he’s had a mental error yet. As a rookie, that’s impressive, to be running with the ‘Ones.’
– Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas on teammate and rookie offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz, the 37th-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Schwartz, 22, will step in and provide the Browns with a bookend to Thomas who has five Pro Bowls and five All-Pro nods attached to his five-year career.