Cleveland Browns: Rising star, breakout player, rebound player, and more

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Needs to Rebound: Corey Coleman, Wide Receiver

No player in a Browns’ uniform needs to have a big season quite like wideout Corey Coleman. The 2016 first-round pick has yet to step up as a pro and has missed far too much time on the field t this point.

He’s also got a painful memory that’s likely been replaying for him all offseason. In Week 17, the Browns had a chance to win a game and avoid the dreaded 0-16. With a shot late, Coleman dropped a pass on fourth down that would have given Cleveland a first-down and extended their drive.

Following that dreadful end to the season, Coleman became the subject of many rumors. There were whispers he could be traded and talk of a potential release. In the end, the front office decided to hang onto him. However, he’s not in the clear as this season could determine his fate with the franchise.

Coleman was an absolute playmaker in college while playing for Baylor. He excelled on the deep ball and produced touchdowns at an incredible rate. That’s the player who needs to start appearing on Sundays or he could be looking for a new home during the 2019 offseason.