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Saturday Dawg Chow: Browns news (8/22/20)

More of the latest Browns news and notes from around the web in today’s dose of the Saturday Dawg Chow.

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  • Jaguars DL Josh Mauro suspended for first five games (jacksonville.com) - Jaguars defensive end Josh Mauro was suspended by the NFL without pay for the first five games of the 2020 regular season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
  • NFL’s five most/least enviable QB situations in 2020 (NFL.com) - Quarterback play can be sliced and diced in all sorts of ways, as anyone who is even casually familiar with professional football can tell you. But when it comes down to it, to succeed as a team, it is essential for the person throwing the ball to at least be capable of manning the position with a basic level of competence. And it’s often best to have more than one of those players on your roster, to keep the entire season from going off the skids in the event the starting quarterback should be unavailable.
  • Dak Prescott, Cam Newton and the NFL players and coaches who have the most to gain and lose in 2020 (ESPN) - As strange as the 2020 NFL season is likely to be, there are players and coaches who have a disproportionate amount of their futures riding on how they perform over the next few months. It wouldn’t have been anybody’s choice to have their career path tied to such an uncertain season, but that’s the reality of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Just like any other season, there are people around the league who can either make millions of dollars and affirm their professional legacy with a big six months or work their way toward falling out of their current roles. Let’s take a look at the players and coaches across the NFL with the most to gain or lose in the upcoming season.
  • The Perception of Aaron Rodgers No Longer Matches the Reality (The Ringer) - Rodgers is one of the greatest QBs of all time, but he’s regressed over the past five seasons. With Jordan Love now in Green Bay, what should we expect for Rodgers’s future on the Packers?