- What should we expect from Joe Woods defense? (cleveland.com) - We know something about what Kevin Stefanski’s 2020 Browns offense could look like. That’s thanks to game film of Stefanski’s work last season as the Vikings’ offensive coordinator. But the other side of the ball remains a bit of a mystery. What will Joe Woods’ defense look like? We don’t really know.
- Dick Shiner and the butterfly effect (OBR) - On this particular day, we’ll take a look at a player not so much for what he did during his brief stay in Cleveland, but for his part in a future transaction that brought another player to Cleveland, his part in bringing a Hall Of Famer to another city, and his part in bringing a running back involved in one of the most famous plays in NFL history to that same city.
- Will the O-line have enough time together before 2020? (clevelandbrowns.com) - That’s one of the bigger questions entering the 2020 season, and it doesn’t just apply to the offensive line. Chemistry is important everywhere on the field, whether it’s quarterbacks and receivers establishing timing or defensive players establishing how they communicate in the vital few seconds before the ball is snapped.
- Ravens Receiver Rips Myles Garrett, Browns After Contract Extension (Browns Nation) - As the saying goes, “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned… or an insulted Cleveland Browns fan.” Or something like that. Willie Snead prompted the fury of Browns´ social media by weighing in on Myles Garrett´s new deal.
- The plan to start the 2020 season (ESPN) - Let’s review what we know about the NFL’s plans to return and recognize how much more must be decided in the coming days and weeks for Pash’s goal to be realized. We’ll return weekly to update you on the league’s progress.
- Don’t Dismiss the Washington Football Report as Just Another Problem With the Franchise (The Ringer) - On Thursday, The Washington Post detailed the accounts of 17 women who say they were sexually harassed and verbally abused by senior members of the Washington organization. As the story’s aftermath showed, this is not a unique issue.
- Seahawks defense needs to change downward trend (NFL.com) - Long gone are the days of the Seattle Seahawks defense propelling the team to the playoffs and dominating foes.
- Chad Kelly claims he’s the second-fastest quarterback in the NFL (Yahoo Sports) - Chad Kelly is a fourth-string quarterback on the Colts, but he claims to be a first-rate runner. Kelly wrote on Twitter that he’s the second-fastest quarterback in the NFL, second only to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.