Cleveland turned their left tackle position over to Greg Robinson in Week 9 and he ended up handling the job very well. Robinson was part of a great turnaround for the line as a whole and will be back in 2019 thanks to a one-year contract he signed in the offseason.
The reason his contract was only for one year is his history after being a No. 2 overall pick out of Auburn in 2014. Robinson only lasted three seasons with the Rams before spending 2017 with the Detroit Lions. The Browns were possibly his last chance in the NFL, and while he made good on that opportunity there’s no guarantee he’s the long-term answer.
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Concerns could also be had about Chris Hubbard on the right side. He was given a big contract in the 2018 offseason but much of that was due to his knowledge of the offensive system former offensive coordinator Todd Haley ran. With Haley no longer around, Hubbard could be a short-timer at his position.
Whatever the reason, the Browns should look to add an offensive tackle and there’s a chance Yodny Cajuste could slip to the second round due to a torn quad suffered while preparing for the NFL Draft. He’s had surgery to repair the damage and is on the mend, but teams may be leary still.
If so, Cleveland could land one of the top prospects at the position. They also have the players in place to be patient and allow him to recover fully.