The Cleveland Browns did not exactly fulfill expectations in 2019. They finished 6-10 and in third place in the AFC North. Freddie Kitchens is gone and Baker Mayfield will look to improve in 2020. The 2019 campaign is over and the team will move forward with Kevin Stefanski as head coach.
Cleveland did all they could to improve the offense heading into camp. Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry will be back as an elite receiving duo. The Browns signed Austin Hooper giving them a pass catching tight end. Along the offensive line, Cleveland signed Jack Conklin and used their first round pick on Jedrick Wills Jr.
The Browns will enter the season with two new tackles, a new head coach, and a new tight end. There is not as much noise coming out of Cleveland as their was during August of 2019. This is because people know not to believe the hype in Cleveland until it happens. This is a franchise that has not been to the playoffs since 2002 and has not won a playoff game since 1994.
Young quarterback, offensive minded coach, revamped units on both sides of the ball. The Browns are hoping this is the recipe for success. There could still be more work done.
With that, let’s look at four moves that could still turn skeptics into believers.