- Dre’Mont Jones in Browns uniform? ‘Hey, he’d look good’ (ohio.com) - When Chuck Kyle visits Browns headquarters in his role as the organization’s youth football adviser, members of the franchise can’t resist telling him they’re entertaining thoughts about Dre’Mont Jones.
- Offensive line not a pressing need after busy offseason (Browns Zone) - The Browns have starters and backups across the offensive line after general manager John Dorsey went to work in the offseason. Yet some mock drafts continue to connect the Browns with a lineman in the second or third round. Dorsey won’t close the door to anything, and the idea of finding the left tackle of the future has merit.
- Odell Beckham Jr. debuts his new Browns uniform (hotnewhiphop.com) - A number of NFL stars changed uniforms this season and it’s going to take a little getting used to. Le’Veon Bell trading in his black and yellow for ”Gotham Green,” Antonio Brown running routes in silver & black and Odell Beckham Jr. rocking the brown & orange, just to name a few.
- How to win with a big-money quarterback (NFL.com) - Can a team win a Super Bowl with a quarterback signed to a big-money deal? That’s the multi-million-dollar question floating around league circles after watching team after team hand over bags of money to the next quarterback on the verge of hitting the market, with the most recent example being the Seahawks’ megadeal with Russell Wilson.
- Inside the mind of Chase Winovich, the NFL draft’s most curious prospect (ESPN) - Chase Winovich is rolling now. He already explained how as a kid he ate a live fish for $20 -- he caught the smallest one, ate it, saw the blood and hated it. He has delved into what it’s like to share your vulnerabilities with the world as someone whose public profile is starting to grow exponentially.
- NFL Draft narrative busters (PFF) - Draft season makes for months of storylines, narratives and over-analysis. Player evaluation is certainly an inexact science, however, some of the driving storylines are founded in truth while others are not. Here’s a look at some of the common 2019 NFL Draft narratives and whether or not they hold up with PFF data.
- Jets reportedly eyeing Ed Oliver at No. 3 if they can’t trade down (CBS Sports) - SNY’s Ralph Vacciano reported this week that the New York Jets are “determined” to move back in an attempt to recoup at least the second-round pick the Jets surrendered in 2018 as part of their move for quarterback Sam Darnold. And general manager Mike Maccagnan has confirmed publicly he’s “open” to fielding offers for No. 3. But if New York stands pat, it appears none other than Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver could be the man they’re after.