Daily Dawg Tags: Corey Coleman a ROY candidate?


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Wednesday, June 1.

Cleveland Browns:

Corey Coleman a Rookie of the Year candidate?

"Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman’s explosive playmaking ability should keep him in the conversation for Rookie of the Year honors this fall."

The Browns are not the Cavaliers

"The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing in the NBA Finals while the Cleveland Browns continue to be the least successful team in the city."

A jersey love affair

"The Cleveland Browns “jersey” is portrayed by the national media as a symbol of depression and futility. However, the “jersey” is a symbol of fans love for Browns."

Cody Kessler should not play in 2016

"The Cleveland Browns need to let Cody Kessler’s game develop before he steps on the field."

Browns player personnel vice president a true analytics guy (ESPN)

"The Cleveland Browns announced a reorganization of their front office on Monday, and three of the major hires for player personnel are or have been heavily involved in analytics — including a vice president of player personnel who has worked only in analytics."

Xavier Cooper has 3 specific goals for his 2nd season (clevelandbrowns.com)

"Xavier Cooper, the 24-year-old from Washington State who saw his playing time steadily increase last season, appeared in 14 games and finished with 19 tackles and 1.5 sacks. And after learning from veterans last year, Cooper said he’s learning how to take the next step with Ray Horton and new defensive line coach Robert Nunn at the helm."

NFL News:

Practice skirmishes an “opportunity to teach” for Raiders (CSN Bay Area)

"Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio would prefer his players didn’t fight. That rule was established last season, where post-play quarrels were minimized from the outset. It was clear Tuesday some new guys didn’t get the memo."

Top 20 off-season additions likely to make an immediate impact (PFF)

"Here are 20 additions—arriving via draft, free-agency signings, or trades—with the potential to dramatically help their new teams from day one."

All-Divisional Teams: The AFC North (Read American Football)

"The second installment of our All Divisional Team series take a look at the best that the AFC North has to offer. As always, the rules are simple. The all-star teams are based on the players who we believe are the most talented heading into 2016, so upside may trump past glories here."

Jets should call Fitzpatrick’s bluff (PFT)

"On one hand, the Jets were wrong to leak incomplete, self-serving details regarding the team’s pending offer to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. On the other hand, Fitzpatrick is wrong to grandstand regarding the team’s unwillingness to pay him more than $12 million in 2016 as part of a three-year, $24 million deal."