Cleveland Browns: Pre-training camp 53-man roster prediction
The Cleveland Browns will kick off their 2019 training camp on July 25. With that date approaching, it feels like the right time for another guess at the 53-man roster
Since John Dorsey took over as the Cleveland Browns general manager, the offseasons have been much more entertaining. Their previous regime would make plenty of moves, but they were often ones that led to more questions than anything else.
For example, Sashi Brown decided to sign wide receiver Kenny Britt to a four-year, $32 million deal ahead of the 2017 season. He also made a trade for Brock Osweiler, which netted them a second-round pick as well, but they took on a $16 million contract in exchange for that. The first of those moves was a disaster whereas the second at least led to the drafting of running back Nick Chubb.
Thankfully over the past two years, Dorsey’s moves had been much easier to swallow. He’s added talent all over the roster with players such as Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham, Jr., Olivier Vernon, Jarvis Landry, and Damarious Randall added since then — and that’s just naming a few of the talented additions Dorsey has made.
Doing so has created a good problem for him as Dorsey and the coaching staff now has a much more difficult decision to make as they trim their roster down ahead of the first weekend of the 2019 season. A competitive roster is never a bad thing and we could see some good football players fail to make this team.
With all that being said, we take a look at how the Browns roster will look once they complete training camp and the preseason. It won’t be final, because the first 53-man roster never is, but even so here we go with a pre-training camp prediction of the 2019 Cleveland Browns roster — starting with the quarterback position.