To Dallas for Jeff Heath
This isn’t exactly an exciting name, but adding Jeff Heath via trade wouldn’t be a bad move for the Browns. Heath would help them in the defensive backfield considering he’s an experienced veteran with 93 games and 41 starts under his belt. For the past two seasons, he’s been lined up as the starting strong safety for the Cowboys — a team that was one of the better defenses in the NFL a season ago. During those two years, he has 148 tackles with four interceptions.
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In addition to his play on the base defense, Heath is a well-known special teams ace. He is excellent on punt and kickoff coverage and even filled in for kicker Dan Bailey in 2017. When called upon following the injury to their kicker, Heath finished the game handling kickoffs and was 2-of-3 on extra points.
He’s not actively being shopped by Dallas, but there were whispers they could be interested in Johnson when rumors of him being moved began. Currently, the Cowboys have no experienced running back behind Ezekiel Elliott and they have been seeking a receiving back for a couple of seasons now — they’ve even tried to turn Ryan Switzer and Tavon Austin into such players.
Heath could also be expendable in the eyes of the Cowboys front office. They recently signed George Iloka to start at strong safety and they still seem highly likely to draft someone at the position. This could make sense for both sides as they can help one another by making a trade.