Daily Dawg Tags: 5 free agent mistakes Browns should avoid


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Cleveland Browns:

Cleveland Browns: 5 free agents to stay away from

"There should be some players that will interest the Cleveland Browns when free agency begins on March 9, but knowing which players to stay away from is just as important as knowing which ones to sign. With that in mind, here are five expected free agents that the Browns should stay away from at all costs."

Alex Mack a “real possibility” to sign a new deal with the Browns

"It has long been expected by many that Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack will officially opt-out of his current contract with the team on March 4. But with the Browns heading in a new direction under head coach Hue Jackson and a new front office team, Mack may be ready to switch up the script, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport."

Can a rookie QB take the Browns to the playoffs in 2016?

"A quarterback drafted by the Cleveland Browns will face immense pressure to make team successful in 2016."

Browns reflect on NFL Combine experiences (clevelandbrowns.com)

"For Cleveland Browns rookies, memories of the combine — which is set to begin Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis — are wide-ranging."

Tashaun Gipson preparing to move on in free agency (cleveland.com)

"Safety Tashaun Gipson would like to remain with the Browns, but no substantial talks have taken place and he’s preparing to move on."

NFL News:

Jared Goff, Carson Wentz top quarterback class (NFL.com)

"As we head into the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine (the first players arrive in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 23), Bucky Brooks is ranking the top prospects at key positions. Today’s focus: quarterbacks."

Denver Broncos sign Phil Taylor (Predominantly Orange)

"The Denver Broncos have reportedly signed former first round pick Phil Taylor. Here are some reasons to love this move."

If the Cowboys don’t bring back Greg Hardy, who will sign him? (Shutdown Corner)

"The most controversial free agent last offseason will likely be the most controversial free agent of this offseason as well as the Dallas Cowboys will reportedly will not resign Greg Hardy."

Titans GM may have tipped his hand on the No. 1 pick (CBS Sports)

"The Tennessee Titans finished with the NFL’s worst record and thus, they own the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. What are their priorities heading into draft day? Well, new general manager Jon Robinson spoke to the team’s official website and shined some light on his thought process."