Cleveland Browns: Myles Garrett looking for a ‘historic year’

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Cleveland Browns second-year defensive end spoke with members of the media and said he believes he and Emmanuel Ogbah could have a ‘historic year’

It’s fair to say fans are excited about the prospects of a better season in 2018 for the Cleveland Browns. After going 0-16 in 2017, there’s overwhelming optimism about the future, and for good reason.

New general manager John Dorsey re-tooled the roster to where both sides of the ball are looking much better than last season. There’s also some returning players who feel like they didn’t get to show their best stuff in 2017.

Myles Garrett and Emmanuel Ogbah both missed extensive time last season, and due to that they were hardly able to work together. Although when they did, it was easy to see how difficult it was for opposing offenses to work with.

That may not have translated into huge stats just yet, but Garrett for one thinks it will. He spoke with the Akron Beacon Journal Online recently and said he was excited for what he hoped would be a “pretty historic year:”

Garrett also talked up the friendship that the two have, which obviously comes with a little bit of trash talk. When asked how good Ogbah can be in the league, Garrett said he would have to be second best, because obviously the No. 1 pick out of Texas A&M takes the coveted No. 1 spot.

He then took a little jab when a reporter asked about a ping-pong rivalry between the two. Garrett’s take was there’s no rivalry if only one person does the losing.

The most interesting thing was a small line Garrett had where he mentions Bradley Chubb, basically saying he was glad to be working with Ogbah instead of the player from North Carolina State so many expected Cleveland to take at No. 4 in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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Garrett showed a ton of potential in his first season and Ogbah is looking like a complete defensive end as well. It wouldn’t be surprising at all to see the two really wreak havoc in 2018.

Then we can talk about that No. 1 and No. 2 ranking thing.