After missing all of the 2018 season due to a torn ACL, Johnathan Cyprien is on the free agent market and could be a good fit for the Browns. In 2013, Cyprien came into the NFL after playing collegiately at Florida International. He stayed in the same state to begin his pro career as the Jacksonville Jaguars selected him with the No. 33 overall pick in the draft — making him the first pick of the second round.
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He then spent the next four seasons with the Jaguars as their starting strong safety — and played well in each of those years racking up at least 100 tackles for four-straight campaigns. In all, Cyprien had 449 tackles and two picks. Despite his success in their system, the Jags let him walk in free agency before the 2017 season.
Cyprien stayed in the division and landed with the Tennessee Titans on a four-year $25 million contract. However, he ended up playing just 10 games with the Titans as he was unable to stay healthy during his short tenure in Music City.
A hamstring injury forced him out of six games in 2017, but it was a torn ACL that cost him his entire 2018 campaign. Now looking to show the league he still has it, the 28-year old Cyprien could come to Cleveland on a one-year prove-it deal. That worked with both Greg Robinson and Breshad Perriman in 2018 and could be a nice formula once again here.