4. Stabilize the Offense
Within the past few years, the Browns’ offense has struggled to make any waves within the NFL. In fact, it’s been one of the most abysmal offensive units in the entire league. With a combination of awful quarterback play, a nice run game that was never focused on, and disgusting wide receiver options, the Browns’ offense has spun its wheels for three years now.
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Not since the 2014 era of Brian Hoyer, and even Johnny Manziel, has Cleveland’s offense seen any spark or excitement. However, Cleveland seems primed now for a run with a flourishing offense. They have all the tools to make it work, and they finally have a quarterback that they can run with.
Playoff-caliber quarterback Tyrod Taylor and No. 1 overall pick and the reigning Heisman winner Baker Mayfield are a far cry from last year’s quarterback room. The trio of Cody Kessler, Kevin Hogan, and DeShone Kizer combined for exactly zero starting wins in their entire career. That is, quite obviously, not the way to build a quarterback.
Most importantly, the Browns have a leader now in Taylor. He has been partway to the promised land of the playoffs, and knows what it takes to lead a team to wins. At 1.4 percent, his interception percentage is one of the lowest in the NFL right. If Taylor cannot lead this offense to a stable and productive season before Mayfield takes over in 2019, then no one can do it.