Although the Browns have two pro-bowl caliber receivers in Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landy, with both making over $13 million next season, there is no doubt that duo will eventually be broken up. Tyrie Cleveland could be a solid addition with size and the ability to play special teams.
Cleveland was a top receiver in the Houston, TX area before heading to play at the University of Florida. With high expectations, Cleveland performed well as a true freshman with 12 catches and 298 receiving yards. Over the next two seasons, Cleveland would underperform and eventually become a reserve and special teams player as a senior in 2019.
Cleveland has great size and speed which is what made him a highly recruited high school player. At six-feet two-inches and 209 pounds, Cleveland could be a prime red-zone target. Cleveland ran a staggering 4.46 in the forty-yard dash in Indianapolis to bring back his relevance.
Could there be some untapped potential for a professional team? Absolutely after a tremendous high school career and a large NFL receiver-type frame. That and Cleveland’s willingness to play special teams could lead him to a successful NFL career. Although he went to Florida with high expectations that were never met, as a sixth-round draft pick there will be little to no expectations and will take the pressure off Cleveland.