Cleveland Browns 2015 Roster Analysis: Offensive line
Experience: 4 years
Contract status: Free agent 2016
In his fourth season Schwartz took a leap in his progression, becoming a top right tackle across the league. In previous seasons, Schwartz was considered the weak link on the Browns line. However, Schwartz ranked as the top right tackle for a majority of the season, according to Pro Football Focus. In his contract year, Schwartz proved he could be a solid starting right tackle. Between Thomas and Schwartz, the Browns have one of the best tackle tandems in the league.
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Schwartz is going to get a huge payday. It would be wise for the Browns to lock up their right tackle for the future and make him their top free agent priority, keeping the core of the offensive line together.
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