- Can Drew Stanton win games for the Browns? (cleveland.com) - Drew Stanton, who rarely dressed in 2018, is in line to serve as the Browns backup quarterback. Stanton’s presence on the roster has long been about more than what he can do on the field. He’s here to serve as a mentor for Baker Mayfield. It’s why the Browns, who had a capable backup in Tyrod Taylor, kept the now 35-year-old on the roster as a third quarterback. The question here, however, isn’t about roster construction. It’s about Stanton and whether he can win games if necessary.
- Who will start at right guard for the Browns? (clevelandbrowns.com) - Cleveland had two of the NFL’s most effective guards in 2018 in Joel Bitonio and Kevin Zeitler, but sent the latter to New York in the trade that landed the team Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon. Logically, the Browns were trading a surplus to address two weaknesses. But that’s only a surplus if the team can procure a worthy replacement from its current roster.
- 5 Browns players ready to break out this season (247sports.com) - The Cleveland Browns roster is improved this season but it does not mean there is no opportunity for some less heralded players. Cleveland Browns on 247Sports examines five players that could make an impact on what is expected to be a Super Bowl contending team.
- Will Giants use Jabrill Peppers in the return game? (nj.com) - The Giants still have more enticing options than a year ago thanks to the signing of Golden Tate and the additions of Jabrill Peppers in the Odell Beckham trade with the Browns and rookie Darius Slayton via the NFL Draft.
- 5 NFL teams that will be explosive in 2019 (USA Today) - With the NFL world typically quiet around the Fourth of July, the only fireworks to look forward to are the ones coming on the field in the fall. Here are five offenses that look poised to rank among the NFL’s most explosive in 2019.
- 7 wide receivers ready to break out in 2019 (nfl.com) - There are milestones in every player’s career, and experiencing a breakout season is certainly one of them. Here are seven young wide receivers who are poised for a breakout campaign in 2019.
- Former New England Patriots LB Tedy Bruschi recovering from stroke (ESPN) - Former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering after suffering a stroke Thursday, his family said in a statement.