- Projecting Browns’ offensive depth chart: Continuity, depth could unlock full potential (ESPN) - The NFL draft is over. Free agency virtually too. With the Cleveland Browns’ roster mostly settled, here is a projection of where their offensive depth chart stands.
- Odell Beckham Jr. Reportedly Looks ‘Awesome’ Amid Knee Injury Rehab (Bleacher Report) - The early returns on Odell Beckham Jr.’s rehab from a torn ACL are reportedly very strong. Appearing on SportsCenter, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler heard from a veteran NFL player who has been working out alongside Beckham at the EXOS performance center in Arizona that the Cleveland Browns star looks “awesome.”
- Could a Duke Johnson Jr. return interest the Browns? (Browns Wire) - While Browns fans may be excited about Demetric Felton and feel comfortable with D’Ernest Johnson as the third back, the team with Super Bowl aspirations is always looking to bring in competition and improve. Could a returning Duke Johnson Jr. interest the Browns?
- Grant Delpit’s anticipated return gives the Browns added depth, talent at the back of their defense (The Athletic) - The NFL has set an official training camp start date for 30 of the league’s 32 teams on July 27. That will mark almost exactly 11 months since Cleveland Browns safety Grant Delpit suffered a torn Achilles tendon, and Delpit has that late-July date circled for his return to the team’s practice fields.
- Julio Jones trade market: Five teams that should be all in (NFL.com) - The question is this: Who should want wide receiver Julio Jones the most? After all, Jones has produced a career worthy of a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame (848 career receptions, 12,896 yards and 60 touchdown catches), but he’s got a $15.3 million guaranteed salary this year, and the Falcons won’t just give him away. Here’s one writer’s opinion regarding who should be in on the bidding.
- Ex-Bears QB Jay Cutler says Justin Fields is ‘obviously talented’ but ‘I wouldn’t play the kid to start’ (CBS Sports) - Eventually, Justin Fields is going to be the starting quarterback of the Chicago Bears. The Bears traded their 2022 first-round pick (among other things) to move up from the No. 20 slot to No. 11 and land Fields in the 2021 NFL Draft, and you don’t make that kind of move unless you’re going to hand the reins to your targeted player sooner or later. If ex-Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was the one making the decisions, though, “eventually” would probably come later, rather than sooner. Instead, Cutler would have Fields acting as Andy Dalton’s backup early on.
- Dak Prescott believes Cowboys’ offseason work will ‘pay off’ (ESPN) - As the Dallas Cowboys work through phase 3 of the offseason program with their organized team activities and three-day minicamp (June 8-10), things are feeling a bit more normal, with at least in-person practices if not full in-person meetings.
- 30 NFL stadiums ranked from best to worst (Pro Football Network) - 2021 is a massive year for the NFL as it signifies the return of fans and injects life back into the stadiums, which was sorely missed last season. How does each stadium stand up against each other? As fans make travel plans and clear out schedules, here are the 30 NFL stadiums ranked from best to worst.